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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,100.47£ (7,435.01C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ 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 19.39% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 35.18% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 65.31% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 28.75% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 5.87% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 18.06% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     18.13 C$      +45.06 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     90.66 C$      +29.52 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.07 C$      +13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.89 C$      +25.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.70 C$      +3.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.51 C$      +11.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$     2.09 C$      +7.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.77 C$      -7.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.74 C$      -11.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 C$     1.82 C$      -46.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.79 C$      -43.38 %
Eggs (12) 3.75 C$     4.25 C$      +13.33 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.40 C$     13.01 C$      -25.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.03 C$     14.06 C$      -6.46 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     3.62 C$      +3.40 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.66 C$      +3.99 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     3.67 C$      +5.63 %
Potato (1kg) 1.75 C$     2.66 C$      +52.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 C$     1.74 C$      -7.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 C$     1.72 C$      -24.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.69 C$      -36.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.20 C$     2.94 C$      -8.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.93 C$      -10.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.51 C$      +45.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.08 C$      +84.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     235.72 C$      +159.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 C$     5.44 C$      +62.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.76 C$      +151.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.86 C$      +36.52 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.51 C$      +74.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,528.15 C$      +34.22 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.16 C$     263.81 C$      +107.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.23 C$      -44.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.08 C$     36.41 C$      -27.29 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.64 C$     97.41 C$      +96.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     17.34 C$      -60.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.76 C$      +74.07 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     111.73 C$      +70.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.94 C$     56.44 C$      +22.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     120.56 C$      +12.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     133.93 C$      +14.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,448.96 C$     2,728.85 C$      +88.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,009.05 C$     1,737.23 C$      +72.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,141.38 C$     5,013.70 C$      +59.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,015.52 C$     3,113.22 C$      +54.46 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     16,221.27 C$      +112.14 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,189.28 C$     9,126.01 C$      +75.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,411.54 C$     3,779.00 C$      +10.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.20      +24.23 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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