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Cost of Living Comparison Between Halifax and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 8.38% higher than in Halifax
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 25.70% higher than in Halifax
Rent Prices in Toronto are 72.12% higher than in Halifax
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 20.87% higher than in Halifax
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 0.72% lower than in Halifax
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 1.69% lower than in Halifax
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$ 80.00 C$      +14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 11.00 C$      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.95 C$ 8.00 C$      +15.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 C$ 8.00 C$      +23.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.86 C$ 4.51 C$      +16.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 C$ 2.41 C$      +13.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$ 1.80 C$      -2.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.95 C$ 10.59 C$      +6.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.80 C$ 2.60 C$      -7.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.80 C$ 1.65 C$      -40.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.66 C$ 3.35 C$      -8.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.59 C$ 9.36 C$      +67.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.12 C$ 6.49 C$      +5.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.82 C$ 9.67 C$      +66.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.89 C$ 1.86 C$      -35.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$ 0.80 C$      -10.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.13 C$ 2.05 C$      -3.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.07 C$ 1.87 C$      -9.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 C$ 1.40 C$      -27.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.52 C$ 1.41 C$      -7.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.08 C$ 2.80 C$      -8.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 C$ 2.08 C$      -9.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 16.00 C$      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.96 C$ 3.18 C$      -19.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.17 C$ 3.23 C$      -37.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -16.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 3.25 C$      +30.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 C$ 151.15 C$      +88.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 4.00 C$      +14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 C$ 3.22 C$      +17.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.80 C$ 31.04 C$      +15.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.38 C$ 4.56 C$      +4.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,285.00 C$ 26,000.00 C$      +7.06 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,912.86 C$ 25,353.48 C$      +15.70 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.12 C$ 138.20 C$      -6.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 C$ 0.39 C$      +42.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 93.28 C$ 64.56 C$      -30.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.94 C$ 53.49 C$      -0.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.60 C$ 30.97 C$      +50.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 14.87 C$      +14.38 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 849.88 C$ 1,488.43 C$      +75.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,250.00 C$ 25,133.33 C$      +64.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.57 C$ 70.06 C$      +3.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.70 C$ 45.73 C$      +7.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.32 C$ 107.38 C$      -0.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.71 C$ 133.49 C$      +13.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,258.33 C$ 2,160.65 C$      +71.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 941.88 C$ 1,733.17 C$      +84.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,077.89 C$ 3,492.54 C$      +68.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,524.19 C$ 2,600.80 C$      +70.63 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 461.25 C$ 998.77 C$      +116.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 244.68 C$ 774.14 C$      +216.39 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,777.81 C$ 3,432.62 C$      +23.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 3.36      -12.12 %
Last update: January 2020January 2020
Contributors:206791
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CAD