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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,106.94£ (7,285.11C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in London are 15.64% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 32.46% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 64.90% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 26.25% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 9.67% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 15.44% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     17.74 C$      +41.91 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     88.69 C$      +26.70 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.87 C$      +10.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.74 C$      +22.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.39 C$      -1.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 C$     4.41 C$      +8.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.97 C$     2.04 C$      +3.27 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.92 C$     1.72 C$      -10.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.95 C$     1.69 C$      -13.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.43 C$     1.80 C$      -47.42 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.00 C$     2.79 C$      -44.19 %
Eggs (12) 3.74 C$     4.14 C$      +10.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.24 C$     12.52 C$      -27.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.34 C$     13.64 C$      -11.12 %
Apples (1kg) 3.45 C$     3.46 C$      +0.41 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     3.49 C$      -2.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.49 C$     3.54 C$      +1.28 %
Potato (1kg) 1.90 C$     2.47 C$      +29.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     1.66 C$      -4.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 C$     1.55 C$      -32.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 C$     12.42 C$      -32.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.42 C$     2.91 C$      -15.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.26 C$     2.93 C$      -9.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.75 C$     14.19 C$      +32.01 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.97 C$      +80.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 C$     230.60 C$      +136.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.30 C$     5.32 C$      +61.26 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.88 C$     4.66 C$      +148.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.12 C$      +34.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.44 C$      +69.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     28,634.44 C$      +24.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 124.54 C$     263.51 C$      +111.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 C$     0.22 C$      -46.93 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.41 C$     34.55 C$      -30.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.49 C$     93.78 C$      +89.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.00 C$     17.18 C$      -60.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.29 C$      +70.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.09 C$     107.64 C$      +67.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.17 C$     55.90 C$      +26.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 105.62 C$     117.18 C$      +10.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.89 C$     125.76 C$      +6.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,448.98 C$     2,687.89 C$      +85.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,011.16 C$     1,710.40 C$      +69.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,117.24 C$     4,984.86 C$      +59.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,084.70 C$      +53.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,711.50 C$     16,402.24 C$      +112.70 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     8,666.10 C$      +69.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,313.31 C$     3,710.90 C$      +12.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.35     4.24      +26.55 %
 
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