Sunday, 1 June 2014

How much does it COST you to live in MISSISSAUGA ONTARIO CANADA

Mississauga ON Canada
www.LifeinMississauga.blogspot.ca 


Food
Daily menu in the business district
C$15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)
C$8
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast
C$6
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk
C$1.91
12 eggs, large
C$3.29
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes
C$3.95
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese
C$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples
C$2.84
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes
C$2.32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket
C$2.98
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality
C$15
2 liters of Coca-Cola
C$2.44
Bread for 2 people for 1 day
C$1.55

Housing

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area
C$1,718
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat
C$206
Internet 8MB (1 month)
C$44
40” flat screen TV
C$568
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt
C$135
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)
C$6
Hourly rate for cleaning help
C$20

Clothes

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar)
C$101
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...)
C$53
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar)
C$74
1 pair of leather business shoes
C$90



Transportation

Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new
C$23,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas
C$1.33
Monthly ticket public transport
C$133
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles)
C$20

Personal Care

Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...)
C$10
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...)
C$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)
C$2.75
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)
C$7
4 rolls of toilet paper
C$2.60
Tube of toothpaste
C$2.31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city
C$17

Entertainment

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub
C$55
2 tickets to the movies
C$29
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)
C$182
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert
C$102
1 cocktail drink in downtown club
C$7
Capuccino in expat area of the city
C$5.25
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)
C$7
iPod nano 16GB
C$350
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)
C$0.31
1 month of gym membership in business district
C$81



Business location in Mississauga