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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Toronto Reverse

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You would need around 5,047.25C$ 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 3.89% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 20.17% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Toronto are 69.56% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 0.66% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 5.50% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 0.78% 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$     60.00 C$      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.19 C$     8.29 C$      +1.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     5.56 C$      +11.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.42 C$     3.52 C$      +2.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.75 C$      -6.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 C$     1.52 C$      -3.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.86 C$     2.00 C$      +7.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.21 C$     2.73 C$      -15.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.29 C$     2.92 C$      -11.40 %
Eggs (12) 3.36 C$     3.27 C$      -2.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.58 C$     10.90 C$      -13.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.98 C$     11.73 C$      -9.66 %
Apples (1kg) 3.31 C$     3.14 C$      -5.25 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.39 C$     3.12 C$      -8.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.62 C$     3.17 C$      -12.33 %
Potato (1kg) 1.62 C$     1.98 C$      +22.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 C$     1.70 C$      +6.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.59 C$     1.86 C$      +16.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     14.95 C$      -0.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 C$     2.61 C$      +3.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 C$     2.92 C$      +6.69 %
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) 77.00 C$     129.00 C$      +67.53 %
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) 1.42 C$     1.34 C$      -5.41 %
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 82.82 C$     164.49 C$      +98.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$     0.23 C$      -32.25 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.89 C$     49.06 C$      +6.91 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.15 C$     55.70 C$      +11.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.20 C$     26.71 C$      +118.97 %
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) 62.53 C$     61.77 C$      -1.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.94 C$     41.94 C$      +10.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 97.74 C$     105.03 C$      +7.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 114.39 C$     121.88 C$      +6.55 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 872.26 C$     1,473.49 C$      +68.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 604.17 C$     1,045.69 C$      +73.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,625.31 C$     2,646.67 C$      +62.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,044.08 C$     1,863.95 C$      +78.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,730.52 C$     6,296.24 C$      +68.78 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,122.78 C$     5,517.37 C$      +159.91 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,810.04 C$     3,403.12 C$      +21.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.23     3.35      +3.53 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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