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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,162.31£ (7,493.89C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in London are 17.20% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 33.82% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 65.75% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 27.86% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 7.86% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 17.21% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     18.00 C$      +44.03 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     90.02 C$      +28.60 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.00 C$      +12.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.84 C$      +24.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.66 C$      +2.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 C$     4.49 C$      +10.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$     2.06 C$      +5.27 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.74 C$      -8.50 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.97 C$     1.72 C$      -12.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 C$     1.81 C$      -46.30 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.76 C$      -44.13 %
Eggs (12) 3.72 C$     4.21 C$      +13.07 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.44 C$     12.75 C$      -26.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.33 C$     14.09 C$      -8.10 %
Apples (1kg) 3.46 C$     3.52 C$      +1.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.52 C$      +0.05 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.38 C$     3.67 C$      +8.66 %
Potato (1kg) 1.86 C$     2.54 C$      +36.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     1.72 C$      -1.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$     1.64 C$      -29.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.50 C$     12.60 C$      -35.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 C$     2.91 C$      -13.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     2.92 C$      -12.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     14.40 C$      +37.17 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.04 C$      +83.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$     234.05 C$      +134.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     5.40 C$      +62.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.73 C$      +150.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.78 C$      +36.26 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.49 C$      +72.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,319.80 C$      +33.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 128.99 C$     262.49 C$      +103.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.22 C$      -45.22 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.60 C$     35.73 C$      -27.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.08 C$     94.71 C$      +92.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     17.26 C$      -60.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.61 C$      +72.84 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     109.49 C$      +67.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 C$     57.01 C$      +26.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     117.72 C$      +9.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     128.64 C$      +10.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,455.21 C$     2,715.24 C$      +86.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,016.19 C$     1,728.28 C$      +70.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,046.17 C$      +61.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,129.73 C$      +55.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     16,359.79 C$      +113.95 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     8,845.45 C$      +72.98 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,345.64 C$     3,706.63 C$      +10.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.22      +24.73 %
 
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