Cost of living in Abbotsford, Canada

Summary of cost of living in Abbotsford

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: C$4,815
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: C$2,471
  • Abbotsford is the 2nd cheapest city in Canada (11 out of 12)
  • Cost of living in Abbotsford is cheaper than in 89% of cities in N. America (51 out of 57)
  • Cost of living in Abbotsford is more expensive than in 58% of cities in the World (114 out of 270)

List of prices in Abbotsford
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$20
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) C$10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$5.78
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$1.98
12 eggs, large C$4.18
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.17
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.24
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$3.76
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.41
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$19
2 liters of coca-cola C$2.48
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$1.93
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area C$2,136
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area C$1,233
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$124
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area C$1,120
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area C$805
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio C$66
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) C$54
40” flat screen tv C$311
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) C$97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$25
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) C$60
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) C$39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) C$98
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$117
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$22,942
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.56
Monthly ticket public transport C$67
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$22
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) C$77
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) C$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$3.85
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$4.33
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.16
Tube of toothpaste C$2.46
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$20
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$51
2 tickets to the movies C$27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$135
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$96
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.42
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb C$647
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.83
1 month of gym membership in business district C$37
1 package of marlboro cigarettes C$11
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 20 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: May 29, 2022

Abbotsford position in our World Ranking

the world
114th
out of 270
n. america
51st
out of 57
canada
11th
out of 12

Cheapest and most expensive products in Abbotsford compared to other cities:

the world
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n. america
1st
n. america
1st
n. america
2nd
n. america
2nd
n. america
2nd

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