Summary

Cost of living in Waterloo is 10% more expensive than Hamilton according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,912
$2,136
Cost of Living
$2,701
$3,287
Average Salary
$1,297
$1,575
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$998.71
$1,211.47
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$859.68
$684.14
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,634.96
$1,851.67
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,500.55
$1,662.82

Salaries And Financing

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,701.29
$3,286.91
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.26
%3.99

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$123.77
$129.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.17
$0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$60.87
$47.25

Markets

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.18
$3.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.26
$2.08
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.52
$2.43
Local Cheese (1kg)
$11.96
$12.42
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.13
$1.5
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$12.98
$10.59
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.95
$2.08
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.6
$2.58
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$11.71
$10.29
Apples (1kg)
$2.95
$2.64
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.35
$9.91
Oranges (1kg)
$3.34
$2.68
Potato (1kg)
$1.68
$1.9
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.7
$1.73
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.71
$3.39
Tomato (1kg)
$2.7
$2.25
Banana (1kg)
$1.35
$1.15
Onion (1kg)
$2.2
$1.62
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$13.05
$10.81

Transportation

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.35
$2.54
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$78.37
$68.94
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.12
$1.11
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,279.41
$20,097.93
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.41
$3.14
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.46
$1.46
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$37.77
$22.02
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,846.19
$17,672.53

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$45.69
$45.63
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.35
$34.7
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$75.64
$70.66
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$90.48
$83.45

Restaurants

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.8
$13.02
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$56.01
$58.87
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.79
$7.94
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.54
$4.88
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.62
$5.23
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.78
$1.78
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.41
$1.32
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.16
$3.24

Sports And Leisure

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$34.67
$31.34
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$12.44
$27.35
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.72
$10.2

Childcare

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$839.95
$768.82
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,013.07
$8,075.3

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Hamilton
Waterloo
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$4,432.97
$5,200.47
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$3,305.61
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