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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

You would need around 4,087.72£ (7,509.34C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 19.60% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 36.53% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 69.22% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 28.76% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 6.18% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 18.53% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.95 C$     18.37 C$      +41.86 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     91.85 C$      +31.22 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.19 C$      +14.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.65 C$     6.98 C$      +23.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.43 C$      -1.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 C$     4.52 C$      +11.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$     2.12 C$      +9.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.92 C$     1.77 C$      -7.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.76 C$      -10.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.36 C$     1.83 C$      -45.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.84 C$      -42.40 %
Eggs (12) 3.81 C$     4.34 C$      +13.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.60 C$     12.73 C$      -27.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.13 C$     13.80 C$      -8.80 %
Apples (1kg) 3.54 C$     3.56 C$      +0.51 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 C$     3.53 C$      +1.55 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.36 C$     3.86 C$      +14.92 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 C$     2.54 C$      +44.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 C$     1.76 C$      -8.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 C$     1.79 C$      -20.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.86 C$      -35.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.01 C$     2.98 C$      -1.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.13 C$     2.94 C$      -6.17 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.70 C$      +46.96 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.14 C$      +87.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     238.82 C$      +162.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 C$     5.51 C$      +64.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.57 C$      +141.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     45.45 C$      +38.31 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.43 C$     2.55 C$      +77.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,392.77 C$      +33.60 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.75 C$     268.03 C$      +109.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$     0.23 C$      -42.16 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.67 C$     35.63 C$      -28.28 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.82 C$     97.10 C$      +98.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     16.97 C$      -62.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     22.04 C$      +76.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.58 C$     112.52 C$      +69.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.19 C$     57.27 C$      +21.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.47 C$     119.16 C$      +11.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.92 C$     133.77 C$      +13.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,438.04 C$     2,753.47 C$      +91.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,004.50 C$     1,737.17 C$      +72.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,100.00 C$     5,124.67 C$      +65.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.77 C$     3,133.88 C$      +56.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,799.92 C$     15,939.93 C$      +104.36 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,180.91 C$     9,092.86 C$      +75.51 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,485.70 C$     3,877.24 C$      +11.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.20      +24.32 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014July, 2014
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