Compare how Canadians spend their income

Find out why Alberta is a wonderful place to call home. Use the tool below to learn and compare how much Canadians in major cities are spending on products and services such as groceries, housing and utilities. To begin, select up to 3 cities and up to 7 expenses and services you would like to compare. Alberta may seem like an expensive place to live, but keep in mind that Albertan salaries are among the highest in Canada, and there is no provincial sales tax.

The information below is an average of how much your selected household type(s) spends on the expenses that you selected. These numbers do not indicate cost of living.
The information below is an average of how much the selected household type(s) spends on the expenses that you selected. These numbers do not indicate cost of living. N/A indicates that data is not available for that selected expense.