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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

You would need around 4,119.01£ (7,409.70C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 18.39% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 34.72% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 66.12% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 27.95% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 6.41% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 20.53% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.67 C$     17.99 C$      +41.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     89.95 C$      +28.49 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.99 C$      +12.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.65 C$     6.84 C$      +20.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.39 C$      -1.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.43 C$      +9.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.07 C$      +6.02 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.75 C$      -8.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.73 C$      -12.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.38 C$     1.80 C$      -46.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.80 C$      -43.21 %
Eggs (12) 3.80 C$     4.24 C$      +11.49 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.61 C$     12.38 C$      -29.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.14 C$     13.81 C$      -8.77 %
Apples (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.58 C$      +1.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 C$     3.60 C$      +3.43 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.36 C$     3.75 C$      +11.77 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 C$     2.58 C$      +46.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 C$     1.72 C$      -9.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 C$     1.74 C$      -22.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.59 C$      -37.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 C$     2.98 C$      -4.51 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.89 C$      -11.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.39 C$      +43.91 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.04 C$      +83.16 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     233.86 C$      +156.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.42 C$     5.40 C$      +57.57 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.47 C$      +136.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.50 C$      +35.44 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.49 C$      +73.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     28,782.49 C$      +25.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 125.73 C$     259.43 C$      +106.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.23 C$      -44.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     35.29 C$      -28.44 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.21 C$     94.84 C$      +92.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     16.93 C$      -62.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.59 C$      +72.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.75 C$     111.49 C$      +67.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.35 C$     56.22 C$      +18.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.11 C$     118.98 C$      +12.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     131.95 C$      +12.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,439.36 C$     2,705.02 C$      +87.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,004.39 C$     1,705.31 C$      +69.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,011.48 C$      +60.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,062.96 C$      +52.12 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,799.92 C$     15,987.24 C$      +104.97 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,229.07 C$     8,966.29 C$      +71.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,489.18 C$     3,735.58 C$      +7.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.39     4.15      +22.48 %
 
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