Cost of Living in Calgary Compared to Vancouver, BC

Calgary, Alberta is home to more than 1.3 million people. Calgary has been ranked as the #1 most Liveable City in North America and the 5th most liveable city in the world. Calgary has the highest head office concentration per capita in Canada and is the #1 most cost-competitive city for research and development operations. Calgary is among the top 10 global cities for family friendliness.


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Cost of Living

You would need only ~$5,500 in Calgary, Alberta in order to maintain the same standard of life that you would have with ~$6,500 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The cost of living can be broken down to several categories:
Consumer Prives (0.67% Lower in Calgary than Vancouver)
Restaurant Prices (0.20% Lower in Calgary than Vancouver)
Grocery Prices (7.79% Lower in Calgary than Vancouver)
Local Purchasing Power (22.94% Higher in Calgary than in Vancouver)

Source: Numbeo.com

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Calgary Attractions

Known for hosting the Calgary Stampede, “the greatest outdoor show on Earth," Calgary, is also home to the famous Canada Olympic Park (COP) and the Calgary tower. Just a short drive to Canada’s Rocky Mountains, and many spectacular sights and hiking trails such as Johnsons Canyon and Grassi Lake. As well as toursit town, Banff, complete with an large array of shopping, resturants, and the relaxing Banff hot springs.

Calgary offers over 20,000 acres of parkland through the city, including Fish Creek Provincial Park, Nose Hill, and Bowness Park. Calgary is home to many family friendly and educational attractions include the Calgary ZooHeritage ParkGlenbow Museum, and Calaway Park. For adults Calgary’s 17th Avenue strip, Calgary's Retail & Enterainment District is complete with many bars and entertainment venues. Entertainment for everyone!

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