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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Edmonton Reverse

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You would need around 5,073.20C$ in Edmonton to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,200.00C$ in Toronto (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Edmonton are 5.18% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edmonton are 2.44% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Edmonton are 17.36% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Edmonton are 4.44% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Edmonton are 12.37% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Edmonton is 5.10% higher than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Edmonton      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$     13.50 C$      -10.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$     67.50 C$      -10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 C$     8.50 C$      +6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 C$     6.25 C$      -10.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.55 C$     4.59 C$      +29.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 C$     2.14 C$      +20.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 C$     1.98 C$      +28.56 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.21 C$     9.01 C$      +24.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.33 C$     2.73 C$      +17.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.45 C$     2.59 C$      +79.28 %
Eggs (12) 3.15 C$     3.40 C$      +7.90 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.92 C$     4.42 C$      -25.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.94 C$     7.01 C$      +18.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.54 C$     2.24 C$      +45.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 C$     1.71 C$      -3.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 C$     1.80 C$      +29.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 C$     0.88 C$      -7.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 C$     1.64 C$      +0.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.65 C$     2.41 C$      +46.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     15.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 C$     2.20 C$      +2.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 C$     1.86 C$      -21.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.50 C$     12.00 C$      +4.35 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.20 C$      +6.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 133.75 C$     89.00 C$      -33.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     3.60 C$      -15.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$     2.33 C$      -17.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     50.00 C$      +66.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.56 C$     3.84 C$      -15.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 C$     21,470.00 C$      -8.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 198.67 C$     282.92 C$      +42.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.26 C$      +1.94 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.83 C$     60.17 C$      +23.22 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.57 C$     60.00 C$      +12.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.88 C$     20.50 C$      -6.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     14.00 C$      +7.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.07 C$     60.91 C$      -10.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.25 C$     38.33 C$      -4.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.15 C$     108.75 C$      +3.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.20 C$     124.44 C$      -3.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,446.86 C$     1,168.75 C$      -19.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,121.66 C$     903.12 C$      -19.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,693.10 C$     2,108.33 C$      -21.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,757.69 C$     1,620.83 C$      -7.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 665.87 C$     314.07 C$      -52.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 624.09 C$     221.73 C$      -64.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,368.42 C$     3,453.77 C$      +2.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.15     3.05      -3.19 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: CAD