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 Post subject: possibly moving to PEI
PostPosted: June 19th, 2008, 9:27 am 
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Hello everyone. I've been offered a job on PEI. I'll be coming out from the UK and I'm trying to work out the cost of living there.
I know your housing is nice and cheap but what about day to day stuff?
what would be a good average wage for a family to live well?

Any help would be great

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How many in the family?

Costs are lower over here than over there - Cost of gas currently is $1.405/liter

Cigarettes are $12/pack

Beer - $21/dozen

More info. on what you're looking for in terms of pricing would be of
a benefit to anybody who wants to provide pricing/cost of living etc...


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jafo wrote:
How many in the family?

Costs are lower over here than over there - Cost of gas currently is $1.405/liter

Cigarettes are $12/pack

Beer - $21/dozen

More info. on what you're looking for in terms of pricing would be of
a benefit to anybody who wants to provide pricing/cost of living etc...


I see you have the basics covered...LOL

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haha!!! yep, beer n cigs will do.

I have 4 kids that eat allot.

I suppose heating gets expensive at certain times of the year.

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Cost of living is fairly high, we pay a premium on pretty much everything. For a family of four to live comfortably in a nice area I'd say somewhere in the range of 60-70k/year, of course many people do it on much less.


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Much less?

A lot of families do it on 20k to 30k a year.

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jfall wrote:
Cost of living is fairly high, we pay a premium on pretty much everything. For a family of four to live comfortably in a nice area I'd say somewhere in the range of 60-70k/year, of course many people do it on much less.

Jayme's vision on life and living comfortably is a little skewed. But he is right, 60-70 thousand would provide a comfortable living. I'm not so ure about the 'premium' he refers to though. A lot of things here are cheaper than in urban centres around Canada. And the quality of life is second to none!
Food and entertainment can both be done very cheaply. Car insurance is pennies compared to what I paid in Toronto. Gas is comparable to the rest of Canada which is still cheaper than what you'll pay in the UK. Heating can be expensive, but newer homes and wood stoves would cut the cost. There is no HST on clothes. No big name shops to buy clothes though. :(


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thanks for your help chaps. Hopefully I'll be there in a few months :)

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Yeah if you can start weaning the kids off the cigs and beer it'll get you a good head start on the cost of living :D

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Yeah if you can start weaning the kids off the cigs and beer it'll get you a good head start on the cost of living :D


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