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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London 

You would need around 4,035.45£ (7,469.14C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 20.01% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 38.32% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 74.21% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 33.77% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 7.15% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 11.46% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.64 C$     18.51 C$      +46.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.12 C$     92.54 C$      +42.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.25 C$      +15.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.66 C$      +21.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.48 C$      -0.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 C$     4.44 C$      +12.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.99 C$     2.04 C$      +2.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 C$     1.77 C$      -4.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.07 C$     1.74 C$      -15.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.27 C$     1.80 C$      -44.78 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.95 C$     2.88 C$      -41.76 %
Eggs (12) 3.81 C$     4.21 C$      +10.60 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.22 C$     12.60 C$      -26.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 14.37 C$     13.32 C$      -7.30 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 C$     3.45 C$      +0.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.37 C$     3.32 C$      -1.47 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.71 C$     3.93 C$      +6.02 %
Potato (1kg) 1.78 C$     2.15 C$      +20.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 C$     1.75 C$      +4.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.34 C$     1.84 C$      -21.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.50 C$     12.96 C$      -33.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.06 C$     2.83 C$      -7.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.26 C$     2.79 C$      -14.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.81 C$      +48.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.18 C$      +88.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     231.36 C$      +154.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.30 C$     5.55 C$      +68.26 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     4.52 C$      +145.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     45.79 C$      +39.35 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.42 C$     2.58 C$      +81.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,614.11 C$      +34.61 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 138.74 C$     274.95 C$      +98.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$     0.26 C$      -36.14 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.56 C$     35.60 C$      -23.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.55 C$     96.46 C$      +98.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.00 C$     17.26 C$      -59.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     22.21 C$      +77.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.42 C$     112.39 C$      +64.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.71 C$     55.83 C$      -1.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 108.68 C$     120.03 C$      +10.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 120.27 C$     129.81 C$      +7.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,396.08 C$     2,730.35 C$      +95.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 987.00 C$     1,701.40 C$      +72.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,986.67 C$     5,194.93 C$      +73.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,955.36 C$     3,144.78 C$      +60.83 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,527.04 C$     15,177.23 C$      +101.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,091.58 C$     9,245.31 C$      +81.58 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,279.01 C$     4,015.89 C$      +22.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.56     4.20      +18.00 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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