F
3%
Overall NAT. AVG.
10%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
4%
Housing NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
Index Okanagan-Similkameen F British Columbia National
Cost of living103123100
Goods & Services110110100
Groceries102102100
Health care102102100
Housing96170100
Transportation102102100
Utilities103103100

Cost Of Living Quick Facts

  • The cost of living in Okanagan-Similkameen F is 17% lower than the British Columbia average
  • The cost of living in Okanagan-Similkameen F is 3% higher than the national average
  • Okanagan-Similkameen F housing is 4% lower than the national average
  • British Columbia general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average
  • British Columbia state income tax is 40% lower than the national average

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      British Columbia Sales Tax

      State General Sales Tax With Max Surtax
      British Columbia 7% 12%

      British Columbia Income Tax

      State Income Tax (Low) Income Tax (High)
      British Columbia 5.06% 16.8%

      Goods & Services

      Item Okanagan-Similkameen F National avg. Difference
      Personal Care $108.00$94.3314.5%
      Recreation $110.00$102.337.5%

      Groceries

      Item Okanagan-Similkameen F National avg. Difference
      Meat, Poultry and Fish $106.00$102.273.7%
      Dairy Products and Eggs $100.00$104.674.5%
      Bakery and Cereal Products $102.00$111.678.7%
      Fruit and Vegetables $104.00$113.408.3%
      Alcoholic Beverages $111.00$105.804.9%

      Health Care

      Item Okanagan-Similkameen F National avg. Difference
      Doctor $97.00$101.074.0%

      Housing

      Item Okanagan-Similkameen F National avg. Difference
      Home Price ($) $708,688.00$663,503.006.8%
      Apartment Rent ($) $n/a$1,274.00100.0%

      Transportation

      Item Okanagan-Similkameen F National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $133.00$102.0730.3%

      Utilities

      Item Okanagan-Similkameen F National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $101.00$98.602.4%
      Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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      Penticton 1, BC1,967981.8%
      Okanagan-Similkameen F, BC2,1081032.9%

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      Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.