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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and London Reverse

You would need around 4,083.69£ (7,478.06C$) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 18.53% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 35.96% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in London are 70.11% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in London are 28.17% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in London are 7.50% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in London is 20.49% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.95 C$     18.31 C$      +41.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     91.56 C$      +30.80 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     9.16 C$      +14.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.80 C$     6.96 C$      +19.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.41 C$      -1.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 C$     4.50 C$      +11.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$     2.10 C$      +8.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.92 C$     1.77 C$      -8.07 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.99 C$     1.75 C$      -11.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.35 C$     1.82 C$      -45.64 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.09 C$     2.88 C$      -43.35 %
Eggs (12) 3.86 C$     4.33 C$      +12.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 18.14 C$     12.69 C$      -30.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 14.81 C$     13.75 C$      -7.17 %
Apples (1kg) 3.59 C$     3.54 C$      -1.39 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.54 C$     3.52 C$      -0.52 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.71 C$     3.84 C$      +3.66 %
Potato (1kg) 1.85 C$     2.53 C$      +36.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 C$     1.75 C$      -13.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 C$     1.83 C$      -21.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     12.82 C$      -35.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.10 C$     2.97 C$      -3.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.23 C$     2.94 C$      -9.12 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     14.65 C$      +46.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.13 C$      +86.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     238.06 C$      +161.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     5.49 C$      +65.22 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 C$     4.56 C$      +145.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     45.30 C$      +37.87 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.43 C$     2.54 C$      +77.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,299.20 C$      +33.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.97 C$     267.18 C$      +108.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.24 C$      -41.04 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.88 C$     35.51 C$      -28.80 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.66 C$     96.79 C$      +98.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     16.91 C$      -62.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.97 C$      +75.80 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.50 C$     112.16 C$      +66.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.33 C$     57.09 C$      +20.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 108.53 C$     118.78 C$      +9.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.62 C$     133.35 C$      +11.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,427.78 C$     2,743.75 C$      +92.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,000.79 C$     1,731.36 C$      +73.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,069.23 C$     5,108.36 C$      +66.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,990.38 C$     3,133.56 C$      +57.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,879.91 C$     15,889.18 C$      +101.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,305.96 C$     9,063.91 C$      +70.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,547.31 C$     3,834.79 C$      +8.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.41     4.19      +22.99 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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