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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,176.41£ (7,563.70C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ 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 17.75% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 35.07% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 68.55% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 28.46% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 7.07% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 14.50% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     18.11 C$      +44.88 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     90.55 C$      +29.36 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.06 C$      +13.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.88 C$      +25.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.52 C$      +0.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 C$     4.53 C$      +10.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.97 C$     2.08 C$      +5.46 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.89 C$     1.75 C$      -7.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.97 C$     1.72 C$      -12.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.44 C$     1.83 C$      -46.94 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.59 C$     2.88 C$      -37.24 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 C$     4.23 C$      +15.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 16.98 C$     12.79 C$      -24.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.36 C$     14.10 C$      -8.23 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 C$     3.59 C$      +4.88 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     3.60 C$      +0.72 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.49 C$     3.59 C$      +2.81 %
Potato (1kg) 1.90 C$     2.55 C$      +34.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.78 C$     1.71 C$      -3.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 C$     1.60 C$      -29.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$     12.68 C$      -33.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.42 C$     2.98 C$      -12.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 C$     3.01 C$      -5.76 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.75 C$     14.49 C$      +34.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.07 C$      +84.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 C$     235.44 C$      +141.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.30 C$     5.43 C$      +64.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.88 C$     4.75 C$      +153.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     45.04 C$      +37.07 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.43 C$     2.48 C$      +73.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 C$     29,234.91 C$      +21.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 125.90 C$     264.06 C$      +109.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.23 C$      -43.81 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.02 C$     35.27 C$      -28.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.60 C$     94.01 C$      +85.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.00 C$     17.52 C$      -59.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.73 C$      +73.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.86 C$     110.68 C$      +73.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.42 C$     56.88 C$      +30.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.49 C$     120.78 C$      +13.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 118.01 C$     128.68 C$      +9.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,449.27 C$     2,758.38 C$      +90.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,017.38 C$     1,750.68 C$      +72.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,082.76 C$     5,105.52 C$      +65.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,020.37 C$     3,144.36 C$      +55.63 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,607.36 C$     16,746.19 C$      +120.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     8,847.83 C$      +73.02 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,352.01 C$     3,870.91 C$      +15.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.23      +25.24 %
 
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