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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Toronto Reverse

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You would need around 5,035.29C$ 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 3.96% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 19.89% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Toronto are 68.08% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 3.10% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 6.72% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 1.56% 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$     64.50 C$      +7.50 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.50 C$     8.29 C$      -2.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     5.60 C$      +11.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.42 C$     3.50 C$      +2.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.86 C$     1.75 C$      -6.31 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 C$     1.50 C$      -1.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.89 C$     2.00 C$      +5.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.22 C$     2.75 C$      -14.84 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.41 C$     2.89 C$      -15.33 %
Eggs (12) 3.36 C$     3.28 C$      -2.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.79 C$     11.13 C$      -13.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.16 C$     11.50 C$      -12.61 %
Apples (1kg) 3.31 C$     3.20 C$      -3.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.49 C$     3.16 C$      -9.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.77 C$     3.21 C$      -15.03 %
Potato (1kg) 1.72 C$     1.98 C$      +14.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 C$     1.70 C$      +5.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 C$     1.86 C$      +15.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     14.90 C$      -0.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.47 C$     2.62 C$      +6.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.73 C$     2.91 C$      +6.77 %
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) 77.50 C$     130.00 C$      +67.74 %
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$      -5.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     23,000.00 C$      +4.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 83.77 C$     171.85 C$      +105.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$     0.25 C$      -26.89 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.07 C$     49.52 C$      +7.49 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.07 C$     55.17 C$      +10.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.00 C$     25.25 C$      +110.42 %
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) 61.53 C$     62.65 C$      +1.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.44 C$     41.52 C$      +8.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 98.00 C$     105.91 C$      +8.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.58 C$     120.79 C$      +6.35 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 871.74 C$     1,469.49 C$      +68.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 613.17 C$     1,051.32 C$      +71.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,642.50 C$     2,643.18 C$      +60.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,060.06 C$     1,873.81 C$      +76.77 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,666.63 C$     6,320.09 C$      +72.37 %
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) 2,783.17 C$     3,388.61 C$      +21.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.24     3.31      +2.16 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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