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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,166.00£ (7,463.61C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ 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 16.67% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 33.28% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 65.16% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 27.26% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 8.27% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 16.90% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     17.92 C$      +43.32 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     89.58 C$      +27.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.96 C$      +11.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.81 C$      +23.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.63 C$      +1.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 C$     4.45 C$      +9.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.05 C$      +4.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.74 C$      -9.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.95 C$     1.71 C$      -12.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.39 C$     1.79 C$      -47.03 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.76 C$      -44.04 %
Eggs (12) 3.75 C$     4.17 C$      +11.42 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.23 C$     12.64 C$      -26.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.04 C$     13.95 C$      -7.28 %
Apples (1kg) 3.45 C$     3.52 C$      +2.01 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     3.51 C$      -1.80 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     3.60 C$      +3.65 %
Potato (1kg) 1.93 C$     2.50 C$      +29.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     1.70 C$      -2.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$     1.62 C$      -30.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.50 C$     12.54 C$      -35.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 C$     2.91 C$      -13.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     2.93 C$      -12.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     14.33 C$      +36.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.02 C$      +82.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$     232.90 C$      +132.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     5.37 C$      +61.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.70 C$      +148.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.56 C$      +35.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.47 C$      +71.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,175.45 C$      +32.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 128.99 C$     259.91 C$      +101.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.22 C$      -45.49 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.60 C$     35.35 C$      -28.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.08 C$     94.06 C$      +91.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     17.36 C$      -60.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.50 C$      +71.99 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     108.95 C$      +66.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 C$     56.73 C$      +26.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     117.14 C$      +9.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     128.00 C$      +9.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,455.21 C$     2,709.57 C$      +86.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,016.19 C$     1,718.63 C$      +69.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,024.49 C$      +60.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,116.13 C$      +54.76 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     16,469.49 C$      +115.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     8,752.57 C$      +71.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,345.35 C$     3,705.15 C$      +10.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.22      +24.77 %
 
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