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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,146.44£ (7,536.43C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ 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 17.78% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 34.58% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 67.02% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 28.81% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 7.65% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 16.85% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     18.18 C$      +45.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     90.88 C$      +29.83 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.09 C$      +13.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.91 C$      +25.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.72 C$      +3.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.53 C$      +11.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$     2.07 C$      +6.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     1.76 C$      -7.36 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.02 C$     1.74 C$      -13.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.39 C$     1.83 C$      -46.22 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.08 C$     2.77 C$      -45.46 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 C$     4.25 C$      +13.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.63 C$     12.92 C$      -26.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.34 C$     14.25 C$      -7.06 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     3.57 C$      +1.87 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     3.55 C$      -0.48 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     3.74 C$      +7.61 %
Potato (1kg) 1.86 C$     2.56 C$      +37.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     1.73 C$      -1.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$     1.65 C$      -29.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.72 C$      -36.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.94 C$      -10.53 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     2.95 C$      -11.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.25 C$     14.54 C$      +41.86 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.09 C$      +85.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$     236.28 C$      +136.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     5.45 C$      +63.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.77 C$      +152.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     45.20 C$      +37.56 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.51 C$      +74.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,599.07 C$      +34.54 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 128.99 C$     267.44 C$      +107.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.23 C$      -44.70 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.60 C$     36.28 C$      -26.85 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.64 C$     95.93 C$      +93.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     17.43 C$      -60.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.81 C$      +74.49 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     110.53 C$      +68.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.94 C$     57.56 C$      +25.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     118.84 C$      +10.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     129.86 C$      +11.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,452.13 C$     2,740.65 C$      +88.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,013.49 C$     1,743.66 C$      +72.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,094.23 C$      +62.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,159.54 C$      +56.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     16,515.62 C$      +115.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     8,929.70 C$      +74.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,363.37 C$     3,763.54 C$      +11.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.40     4.22      +24.15 %
 
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