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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

You would need around 4,075.14£ (7,355.30C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 17.50% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 33.73% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 64.92% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 27.39% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 7.35% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 18.80% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.56 C$     18.05 C$      +43.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     90.25 C$      +28.92 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.02 C$      +12.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.65 C$     6.86 C$      +21.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.50 C$      -0.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.45 C$      +9.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.09 C$      +6.97 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.76 C$      -7.93 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.73 C$      -12.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.38 C$     1.81 C$      -46.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.83 C$      -42.65 %
Eggs (12) 3.80 C$     4.27 C$      +12.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.60 C$     12.48 C$      -29.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.13 C$     13.78 C$      -8.90 %
Apples (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.58 C$      +1.62 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 C$     3.57 C$      +2.52 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.36 C$     3.72 C$      +10.94 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 C$     2.59 C$      +47.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 C$     1.72 C$      -9.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 C$     1.75 C$      -22.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.63 C$      -36.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 C$     2.94 C$      -5.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.88 C$      -12.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.44 C$      +44.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.05 C$      +83.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     234.64 C$      +157.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.42 C$     5.41 C$      +58.10 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.49 C$      +137.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     44.65 C$      +35.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.50 C$      +73.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     28,878.70 C$      +25.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 125.73 C$     261.97 C$      +108.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.23 C$      -44.09 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     35.62 C$      -27.78 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.21 C$     95.57 C$      +94.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     16.99 C$      -62.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.66 C$      +73.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.75 C$     111.52 C$      +67.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.35 C$     56.12 C$      +18.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.11 C$     119.69 C$      +12.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     130.69 C$      +11.91 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,439.36 C$     2,713.98 C$      +88.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,004.39 C$     1,712.23 C$      +70.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,024.27 C$      +60.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,082.61 C$      +53.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,799.92 C$     16,063.78 C$      +105.95 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,229.07 C$     8,998.29 C$      +72.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,452.84 C$     3,749.59 C$      +8.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.39     4.15      +22.38 %
 
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