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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Toronto Reverse

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You would need around 5,029.34C$ in Toronto to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00C$ in Montreal (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 3.77% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 19.75% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Toronto are 67.80% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 3.27% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 7.07% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 1.63% higher than in Montreal

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  Montreal  Toronto      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     12.00 C$      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     65.00 C$      +8.33 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.99 C$     8.40 C$      -6.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     6.00 C$      +19.90 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.44 C$     3.52 C$      +2.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.75 C$      -6.25 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 C$     1.50 C$      -2.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.89 C$     1.97 C$      +4.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.21 C$     2.73 C$      -14.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.58 C$     2.82 C$      -21.22 %
Eggs (12) 3.37 C$     3.26 C$      -3.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.55 C$     11.04 C$      -12.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.10 C$     11.53 C$      -11.96 %
Apples (1kg) 3.34 C$     3.23 C$      -3.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     3.22 C$      -10.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.70 C$     3.18 C$      -14.05 %
Potato (1kg) 1.66 C$     1.87 C$      +12.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 C$     1.68 C$      +3.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 C$     1.80 C$      +11.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     14.90 C$      -0.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 C$     2.60 C$      +0.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.80 C$     3.04 C$      +8.69 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     10.00 C$      0.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.75 C$     130.00 C$      +67.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$     4.25 C$      +21.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.70 C$     1.78 C$      +4.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.80 C$     30.00 C$      -20.63 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.41 C$     1.34 C$      -4.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 C$     23,000.00 C$      +2.22 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 85.89 C$     173.10 C$      +101.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$     0.26 C$      -25.36 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.86 C$     48.85 C$      +6.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.78 C$     55.02 C$      +12.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.00 C$     25.71 C$      +114.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     13.00 C$      +8.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.86 C$     62.19 C$      +0.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.95 C$     41.86 C$      +4.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 98.61 C$     104.38 C$      +5.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.45 C$     121.20 C$      +4.08 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 873.00 C$     1,477.86 C$      +69.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 610.11 C$     1,063.31 C$      +74.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,667.65 C$     2,658.70 C$      +59.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,070.59 C$     1,883.72 C$      +75.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,666.63 C$     6,328.74 C$      +72.60 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,122.78 C$     5,600.70 C$      +163.84 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,763.38 C$     3,362.91 C$      +21.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.23     3.31      +2.47 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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