Calgary, a cosmopolitan Alberta city with numerous skyscrapers, owes its rapid growth to its status as the centre of Canada’s oil industry. find out the cost of living in Calgary (Canada).

Cost of living in Calgary (Canada) is given in detail below:

Expense Type Cost (Local Currency)
Lunch One Person
(including a drink) in the
business district
Fast Food Combo Meal at Restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)C$10
500 grams (1/2 kg) of boneless chicken breastC$8
1 liter of whole fat milkC$1.94
1 dozen (12) Large eggsC$3.72
1 kilogram of tomatoes (2 lbs)C$4.31
0.5 kg (500 grams) local cheeseC$9
1 kg of apples (2 lb.) C$3.74
1 kg of potatoes (2 lb.)C$3.30
0.5 litre domestic beer at a supermarket (16 oz)C$4.06
1 bottle of good quality red table wineC$20
2 liters of Soft Drink (Coca-Cola)C$2.12
2 people meal (Bread only)C$1.70
Monthly rent of a 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in Posh areaC$1,801
Monthly rent of a 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in Average areaC$1,440
 2 people Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for 914 sq. ft. apartmentC$222
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Posh or Expensive areaC$1,401
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Average areaC$1,011
1 person Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for (480 Sqft) studioC$92
1 month Internet Connection (8 mbpsC$59
40 inch flat-screen TV C$542
Microwave 800 to 900 Watt made by Bosch, LG, or similar brandsC$267
Laundry detergent (3 litres~ or 100 oz.)C$10
Cleaning hourly rateC$23
1 jeans pair from Levis or similar brandC$65
Single warm weather dress at Top brand like Zara, H&M or similarC$60
Single pair of shoes for sports like Nike, Adidas, or similar brandsC$111
Single pair of men’s leather formal shoesC$130
1.4 cc base vehicle price (Volkswagen Golf)C$22,994
1 liter 0.25 gallon) of gas/fuelC$1.23
Public transport monthly ticket C$104
Business day taxi usage, 8 km. i.e. 5 milesC$21
 6 days cold treatment medicine like Tylenol, Coldrex, or similar brandsC$13
Antibiotics Box (12 doses)C$23
Private Doctor Visit (15 minutes)C$74
32 tampons (1 Box)C$7
Deodorant or roll-on  (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)C$4.99
Hair shampoo & conditioner(400 ml ~ 12 oz.)C$5.06
Toilet paper 4 rollsC$3.39
Toothpaste tubeC$3.09
Men’s haircut at the VIP areaC$25
Average dinner for two at a pubC$56
2 movie ticketsC$31
2 tickets to best seats at a theaterC$159
Dinner for two people at an Italian restaurant in the the VIP area including appetizer, main course, wine and dessertC$104
One cocktail drink at a downtown clubC$11
Coffee (Cappuccino) in the VIP area of the cityC$4.82
1 beer at a neighbourhood pub (500ml)C$7
128GB iPad with supported Wi-Fi C$645
1 minute of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts included)C$0.60
1 month of  business district gym membershipC$67
1 pack of cigarettes (Marlboro)C$16