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9%
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4%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
42%
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 St. Albert Alberta National
Cost of living91100100
Goods & Services104105100
Groceries9799100
Health care98101100
Housing5888100
Transportation9394100
Utilities132122100

Cost Of Living Quick Facts

  • The cost of living in St. Albert is 9% lower than the Alberta average
  • The cost of living in St. Albert is 9% lower than the national average
  • St. Albert housing is 42% lower than the national average
  • Alberta general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average
  • Alberta state income tax is 19% higher than the national average

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      Alberta Sales Tax

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      Goods & Services

      Item St. Albert National avg. Difference
      Personal Care $94.00$94.330.4%
      Recreation $105.00$102.332.6%

      Groceries

      Item St. Albert National avg. Difference
      Meat, Poultry and Fish $100.00$102.272.2%
      Dairy Products and Eggs $96.00$104.678.3%
      Bakery and Cereal Products $97.00$111.6713.1%
      Fruit and Vegetables $100.00$113.4011.8%
      Alcoholic Beverages $107.00$105.801.1%

      Health Care

      Item St. Albert National avg. Difference
      Doctor $103.00$101.071.9%

      Housing

      Item St. Albert National avg. Difference
      Home Price ($) $399,287.00$663,503.0039.8%
      Apartment Rent ($) $n/a$1,274.00100.0%

      Transportation

      Item St. Albert National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $83.00$102.0718.7%

      Utilities

      Item St. Albert National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $98.00$98.600.6%
      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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      St. Albert, AB73,103919.3%

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