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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

You would need around 4,137.18£ (7,397.71C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 18.44% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 34.50% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 65.36% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 27.60% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 6.54% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 19.03% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     17.88 C$      +43.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     89.41 C$      +27.72 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.94 C$      +11.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.79 C$      +23.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.54 C$      +0.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.45 C$      +9.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.06 C$      +5.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     1.74 C$      -8.47 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.72 C$      -13.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 C$     1.79 C$      -46.75 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.78 C$      -43.72 %
Eggs (12) 3.75 C$     4.20 C$      +12.12 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.39 C$     12.82 C$      -26.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.02 C$     13.86 C$      -7.69 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     3.57 C$      +1.77 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.60 C$      +2.47 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     3.67 C$      +5.79 %
Potato (1kg) 1.75 C$     2.63 C$      +49.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 C$     1.72 C$      -8.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 C$     1.70 C$      -25.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.52 C$      -37.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.20 C$     2.90 C$      -9.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.88 C$      -11.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.30 C$      +43.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.01 C$      +82.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     232.45 C$      +155.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 C$     5.36 C$      +60.13 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.69 C$      +148.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.24 C$      +34.62 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.48 C$      +72.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,119.31 C$      +32.36 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.16 C$     260.16 C$      +104.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.22 C$      -45.60 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.08 C$     35.91 C$      -28.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.64 C$     96.29 C$      +93.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     17.10 C$      -60.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.46 C$      +71.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     110.18 C$      +68.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.94 C$     55.66 C$      +21.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     118.89 C$      +10.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     132.07 C$      +13.09 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,444.57 C$     2,697.51 C$      +86.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 999.50 C$     1,709.24 C$      +71.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,106.90 C$     4,956.84 C$      +59.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.56 C$     3,070.12 C$      +53.08 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,611.15 C$     15,996.68 C$      +110.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,087.94 C$     8,999.65 C$      +76.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,403.05 C$     3,706.23 C$      +8.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.20      +24.23 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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