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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Toronto Reverse

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You would need around 5,013.25C$ 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 3.76% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 19.36% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Toronto are 65.71% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 3.02% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 7.17% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 4.00% 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 9.00 C$     8.50 C$      -5.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.38 C$     6.00 C$      +11.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.45 C$     3.54 C$      +2.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.73 C$      -7.16 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 C$     1.50 C$      -1.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.89 C$     1.98 C$      +4.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.22 C$     2.72 C$      -15.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.50 C$     2.98 C$      -14.89 %
Eggs (12) 3.40 C$     3.27 C$      -3.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.42 C$     11.21 C$      -16.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.14 C$     11.39 C$      -13.29 %
Apples (1kg) 3.38 C$     3.29 C$      -2.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.42 C$     3.31 C$      -3.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.75 C$     3.30 C$      -12.02 %
Potato (1kg) 1.62 C$     1.85 C$      +14.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 C$     1.69 C$      +1.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 C$     1.81 C$      +4.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     14.45 C$      -3.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 C$     2.57 C$      -2.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.82 C$     3.02 C$      +7.03 %
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) 78.00 C$     131.00 C$      +67.95 %
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$      -5.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 C$     24,000.00 C$      +6.67 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 86.63 C$     169.25 C$      +95.37 %
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) 45.96 C$     48.40 C$      +5.31 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.66 C$     54.37 C$      +11.74 %
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) 62.33 C$     62.97 C$      +1.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.65 C$     41.57 C$      +4.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 99.30 C$     105.81 C$      +6.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     122.26 C$      +4.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 883.37 C$     1,478.75 C$      +67.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 615.51 C$     1,068.65 C$      +73.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,711.43 C$     2,676.09 C$      +56.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,086.81 C$     1,882.14 C$      +73.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,666.63 C$     6,391.85 C$      +74.33 %
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) 2,736.87 C$     3,397.57 C$      +24.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.23     3.30      +2.15 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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