Cost of Living Comparison Between Kingston and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 0.1% higher than in Kingston (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 14.9% higher than in Kingston
Rent Prices in Toronto are 50.5% higher than in Kingston
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 11.4% higher than in Kingston
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 7.1% lower than in Kingston
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 9.8% lower than in Kingston
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Restaurants
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 24.00 C$ 25.00 C$      +4.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 C$ 120.00 C$      +20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.50 C$ 15.00 C$      +11.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 8.50 C$      +6.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$ 10.00 C$      +11.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 C$ 5.45 C$      +7.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 C$ 2.87 C$      +23.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 C$ 2.25 C$      +22.8 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.44 C$ 16.09 C$      +4.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.83 C$ 3.43 C$      +21.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.81 C$ 2.18 C$      -22.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.75 C$ 4.89 C$      +30.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.90 C$ 6.88 C$      -0.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.05 C$ 7.77 C$      -14.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.74 C$ 8.65 C$      -26.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.49 C$ 2.45 C$      -1.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 C$ 0.89 C$      +32.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.37 C$ 2.48 C$      +4.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.90 C$ 2.31 C$      -40.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.16 C$ 1.67 C$      -22.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 C$ 1.72 C$      +19.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.10 C$ 3.13 C$      +1.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 C$ 2.46 C$      +1.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 19.00 C$      +26.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.03 C$ 3.42 C$      +13.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.28 C$ 3.87 C$      +17.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 20.00 C$      0.0 %
Transportation
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 3.35 C$      -4.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 C$ 156.00 C$      +95.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$ 5.00 C$      +17.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 C$ 2.82 C$      -22.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 C$ 31.00 C$      -31.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.60 C$ 6.11 C$      +9.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 34,350.00 C$      +1.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,382.58 C$ 30,645.69 C$      +11.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 259.08 C$ 170.84 C$      -34.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 84.00 C$ 66.25 C$      -21.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 103.33 C$ 74.04 C$      -28.3 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.10 C$ 72.80 C$      +39.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 C$ 29.11 C$      +94.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 18.00 C$      +20.0 %
Childcare
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,000.00 C$ 1,545.84 C$      +54.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ? 24,963.85 C$     
Clothing And Shoes
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.16 C$ 80.54 C$      +48.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 C$ 50.62 C$      +12.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.83 C$ 133.33 C$      +18.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.00 C$ 161.74 C$      +24.4 %
Rent Per Month
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,660.35 C$ 2,515.39 C$      +51.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,550.00 C$ 2,229.10 C$      +43.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,800.00 C$ 4,465.15 C$      +59.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,500.00 C$ 3,602.33 C$      +44.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 687.48 C$ 1,307.77 C$      +90.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 534.19 C$ 1,020.96 C$      +91.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Kingston Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,557.91 C$ 4,723.31 C$      +3.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.33 6.57      -10.3 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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