Cost of living in Quebec City, Canada

Summary of cost of living in Quebec City

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: C$4,609
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: C$2,197
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Quebec City
Current as of Jul 2024.

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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$13
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.99
12 eggs, large C$4.22
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$5.67
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.05
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.39
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.35
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$18
2 liters of coca-cola C$2.59
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$1.82
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area C$1,696
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area C$1,102
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$132
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area C$925
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area C$563
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio C$97
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) C$55
40” flat screen tv C$423
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) C$137
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$21
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) C$102
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) C$40
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) C$117
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$139
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$23,152
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.75
Monthly ticket public transport C$89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$17
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$30
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) C$111
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) C$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.20
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$4.29
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.15
Tube of toothpaste C$2.64
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$27
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$58
2 tickets to the movies C$26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$126
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$84
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.28
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$8
Ipad wi-fi 128gb C$573
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.23
1 month of gym membership in business district C$45
1 package of marlboro cigarettes C$12
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 102 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: July 23, 2024

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