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Vancouver vs Los Angeles
Van vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Van
Outside city centre
Lax
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Van
Outside city centre
Lax
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Van
Outside city centre
Lax
Van

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Los Angeles
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Van

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Lax
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Lax
Van
White bread 500g
Lax
Van
Eggs 12
Lax
Van
White rice 1kg
Lax
Van

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Lax
Van
Beef round 1kg
Lax
Van
Local cheese 1kg
Lax
Van

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Van
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Van
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Van

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Lax
Van

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Lax
Van
1 pair men's leather shoes
Lax
Van

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth