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Vancouver is a city with high-rise buildings, picturesque mountains and easily distinguishable ethnic neighborhoods. The city ranks high in cleanliness and quality of living, but is also one of the most expensive cities in Canada. Besides forestry, Vancouver is becoming an influencer in industries like software, film and biotechnology. For those interested in being in the open air, there are plenty of opportunities from boating to mountain skiing.

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

6
171/263
Details
Large apartment$1377.15
Medium apartment$1166.83
Rent index [score]0.66
Small apartment$956.52

Cost of Living

4
210/261
Details
5km taxi ride$9.10
A Cappuccino$3.40
A beer$3.70
A kilogram of Apples$3.00
Bread$0.67
Inflation [score]0.41
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$40.00
Monthly public transport$89.00
Movie ticket$15.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$79.12

Startups

4
174/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.15
Coworking spaces [score]0.32
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co2
Meetups [score]0.21
Meetups groups43
Meetups members8336
Number of investors12
Number of startup events in the last 12 months283
Number of upcoming meetup events12
Startup climate scene [score]0.35
Startup events44
Startup events73
Startup events [score]0.63
Startups [score]0.56
Total number of startups83

Venture Capital

2
192/227
Details
Funding accelerator namesinnovyz start
Number of funding accelerators1
Venture capital [score]0.20

Travel Connectivity

2
204/260
Details
Airport hub26
Airport hub [score]0.18
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.13

Commute

5
89/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Australia/Adelaide
Traffic handling [score]0.74

Business Freedom

9
17/259
Details
Business freedom89.40
Business freedom [score]0.96
Freedom from corruption80.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.87
Lack of labor restrictions77.20
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.75
Time to open a business2.50
Time to open a business [score]0.99

Safety

8
84/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.71
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year1
Guns per 100 residents22
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.98
Lack of guns [score]0.90
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.94

Healthcare

8
66/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.56
Healthcare quality [score]0.87
Life expectancy (years)82.84
Life expectancy [score]0.97

Education

2
215/230
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Adelaide
Best university ranking142
Country mean scores in PISA math test499.81
Country mean scores in PISA reading test511.80
Country mean scores in PISA science test521.49
PISA math ranking (high school)59
PISA ranking59
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.10
PISA reading (high school)59
PISA science (high school)59
Percent of happy students0.78
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.20
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.14
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.14
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.15
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.12
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.14
University quality [score]0.20

Environmental Quality

8
42/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.96
Cleanliness [score]0.79
Drinking water quality [score]0.78
Urban greenery [score]0.85

Economy

6
85/258
Details
Currency for urban areaAUD
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.47
GDP per capita$46433.30
GDP per capita [score]0.74

Taxation

5
127/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.48
Income tax level [score]0.48
Profit tax (% of profit)0.48
Time overhead to file company taxes105
VAT (Sales Tax)0.10

Internet Access

3
204/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)10.01
Internet access (download) [score]0.25
Internet access (upload) [score]0.40
Upload speed (Mbps)8.61

Leisure & Culture

4
204/263
Details
Art galleries81
Art galleries [score]0.57
Cinemas72
Cinemas [score]0.46
Comedy clubs38
Comedy clubs [score]0.73
Concert venues89
Concerts [score]0.51
Historical sites47
Historical sites [score]0.47
Museums37
Museums [score]0.43
Performing art venues95
Performing arts [score]0.54
Sport venues90
Sports [score]0.60
Zoos3
Zoos [score]0.72

Tolerance

7
94/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.79
LGBT Equality Index85.28
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.87
LGBT adoption rightsN/A
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rightsVaries by Region
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.48

Outdoors

6
59/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.21
Median peak in meters387.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)64.00
Water access [score]0.92
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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

5
212/263
Details
Large apartment$1854.93
Medium apartment$1465.41
Rent index [score]0.50
Small apartment$1075.88

Cost of Living

5
149/261
Details
5km taxi ride$8.90
A Cappuccino$3.00
A beer$2.90
A kilogram of Apples$3.10
Bread$0.97
Inflation [score]0.51
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$42.00
Monthly public transport$69.00
Movie ticket$9.60
Price of a meal at a restaurant$66.36

Startups

9
19/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups53
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.82
Coworking spaces [score]0.71
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co52
Meetups [score]0.82
Meetups groups199
Meetups members139733
Number of investors350
Number of startup events in the last 12 months1218
Number of upcoming meetup events98
Startup climate scene [score]0.78
Startup events80
Startup events111
Startup events [score]0.73
Startups [score]0.91
Total number of startups806

Venture Capital

6
45/227
Details
Funding accelerator namesGrowLab, BootupLabs
Number of funding accelerators2
Venture capital [score]0.64

Travel Connectivity

3
138/260
Details
Airport hub86
Airport hub [score]0.41
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.14

Commute

5
181/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Canada/Vancouver
Traffic handling [score]0.51

Business Freedom

9
47/259
Details
Business freedom81.80
Business freedom [score]0.80
Freedom from corruption81.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.89
Lack of labor restrictions72.60
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.67
Time to open a business1.50
Time to open a business [score]1.00

Safety

8
105/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.68
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents31
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.95
Lack of guns [score]0.86
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.90

Healthcare

8
76/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.67
Healthcare quality [score]0.76
Life expectancy (years)82.17
Life expectancy [score]0.93

Education

7
25/230
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of British Columbia
Best university ranking36
Country mean scores in PISA math test515.43
Country mean scores in PISA reading test523.12
Country mean scores in PISA science test525.44
PISA math ranking (high school)9
PISA ranking8
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.93
PISA reading (high school)7
PISA science (high school)10
Percent of happy students0.79
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.14
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.11
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.16
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.13
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.11
University quality [score]0.40

Environmental Quality

8
55/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.83
Cleanliness [score]0.81
Drinking water quality [score]0.75
Urban greenery [score]0.83

Economy

6
91/258
Details
Currency for urban areaCAD
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.45
GDP per capita$44843.44
GDP per capita [score]0.71

Taxation

7
20/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.96
Income tax level [score]0.51
Profit tax (% of profit)0.21
Time overhead to file company taxes131
VAT (Sales Tax)0.05

Internet Access

5
143/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)26.95
Internet access (download) [score]0.55
Internet access (upload) [score]0.45
Upload speed (Mbps)9.98

Leisure & Culture

6
131/263
Details
Art galleries187
Art galleries [score]0.78
Cinemas94
Cinemas [score]0.67
Comedy clubs53
Comedy clubs [score]0.80
Concert venues158
Concerts [score]0.78
Historical sites115
Historical sites [score]0.59
Museums101
Museums [score]0.57
Performing art venues238
Performing arts [score]0.71
Sport venues79
Sports [score]0.80
Zoos16
Zoos [score]0.71

Tolerance

6
160/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.80
LGBT Equality Index82.02
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.84
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✖ Unequal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (5-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsVaries by Region
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rightsVaries by Region
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalityVaries by Region
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.34

Outdoors

8
6/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.65
Median peak in meters1890.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)51.00
Water access [score]0.92
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Adelaide are in the most expensive 20 percent of all 261 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$912$1,421
$1167
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$40
Movie ticket$15
Broadband internet connection$42
Monthly public transport$89
Lunch$12
-19%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

Costs of living in Vancouver are in the 149th place of all 261 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$908$1,244
$1076
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$42
Movie ticket$10
Broadband internet connection$48
Monthly public transport$69
Lunch$12
-26%
compared to
San Francisco

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Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.6

Climate type

Mediterranean

Average daily maximum temperature

Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

199.9

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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