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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,198.09£ (7,982.89C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in London are 31.29% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 47.83% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 75.93% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 37.74% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 8.27% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 17.96% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     19.02 C$      +46.27 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$     95.08 C$      +46.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 C$     9.51 C$      +18.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     7.32 C$      +33.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     7.61 C$      +17.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 C$     4.77 C$      +16.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.23 C$      +13.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     1.86 C$      -1.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.84 C$     1.80 C$      -1.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.16 C$     1.99 C$      -37.21 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.06 C$     3.24 C$      -20.16 %
Eggs (12) 3.82 C$     4.53 C$      +18.61 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.71 C$     13.24 C$      +13.03 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.41 C$     15.09 C$      +12.52 %
Apples (1kg) 3.12 C$     3.67 C$      +17.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 C$     3.96 C$      +1.88 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 C$     3.64 C$      +5.45 %
Potato (1kg) 1.79 C$     2.70 C$      +50.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 C$     1.88 C$      +14.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$     1.65 C$      -22.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$     13.31 C$      -29.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.23 C$     3.23 C$      -23.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.47 C$     3.33 C$      -4.04 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.75 C$     16.16 C$      +50.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.94 C$      +79.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     249.10 C$      +173.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 C$     5.70 C$      +75.53 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     5.23 C$      +176.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.36 C$     47.29 C$      +41.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 C$     2.49 C$      +80.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     32,801.79 C$      +42.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 140.83 C$     278.77 C$      +97.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$     0.23 C$      -43.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     39.39 C$      -20.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.69 C$     97.42 C$      +88.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 C$     20.44 C$      -56.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     22.82 C$      +82.55 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.97 C$     116.57 C$      +91.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.00 C$     61.52 C$      +86.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.54 C$     127.68 C$      +25.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.25 C$     141.32 C$      +24.78 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,480.95 C$     2,915.49 C$      +96.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,058.10 C$     1,947.01 C$      +84.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,250.00 C$     5,820.79 C$      +79.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,216.67 C$     3,400.77 C$      +53.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,454.13 C$     18,330.66 C$      +145.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,137.45 C$     9,713.50 C$      +89.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,332.92 C$     4,042.43 C$      +21.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.48     4.16      +19.63 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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