Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Vancouver 

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Cost of Living in Vancouver is 15.4% higher than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Vancouver is 23.4% higher than in London
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 37.7% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 21.6% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 25.0% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 3.7% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 25.00 C$      +25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 95.00 C$ 120.00 C$      +26.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +7.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 9.00 C$      +12.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 C$ 5.41 C$      +16.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 C$ 2.94 C$      +7.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 C$ 2.61 C$      +4.7 %
Markets
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.72 C$ 10.64 C$      +22.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.02 C$ 3.75 C$      +24.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 C$ 2.66 C$      +58.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.46 C$ 5.56 C$      +24.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.59 C$ 8.17 C$      -14.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.20 C$ 9.67 C$      +17.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.52 C$ 11.10 C$      +70.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.61 C$ 2.77 C$      +6.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 C$ 0.84 C$      +10.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.07 C$ 2.40 C$      +15.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 C$ 3.00 C$      +32.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 C$ 1.95 C$      +89.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 C$ 1.71 C$      +46.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.12 C$ 3.54 C$      +13.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 C$ 2.65 C$      +4.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +11.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.94 C$ 4.33 C$      +47.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 C$ 4.64 C$      +31.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$ 20.07 C$      +43.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Vancouver Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$ 3.15 C$      +5.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 103.50 C$ 140.00 C$      +35.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 C$ 4.00 C$      -50.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 3.45 C$      +7.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 C$ 36.29 C$      +3.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.84 C$ 7.32 C$      +25.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,709.76 C$ 28,031.10 C$      +1.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 223.35 C$ 145.21 C$      -35.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.44 C$ 62.33 C$      +14.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80.20 C$ 79.24 C$      -1.2 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.89 C$ 55.12 C$      -18.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 C$ 15.84 C$      -20.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 17.50 C$      +16.7 %
Childcare
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 700.00 C$ 1,596.88 C$      +128.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,000.00 C$ 20,100.00 C$      +43.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Vancouver Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.14 C$ 84.84 C$      -5.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 67.50 C$ 56.91 C$      -15.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.71 C$ 134.88 C$      -0.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.00 C$ 168.58 C$      +20.4 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,317.23 C$ 2,790.14 C$      +20.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,867.67 C$ 2,346.32 C$      +25.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,446.53 C$ 5,091.40 C$      +47.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,609.21 C$ 3,878.59 C$      +48.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 425.03 C$ 1,431.55 C$      +236.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 360.20 C$ 930.14 C$      +158.2 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,795.28 C$ 4,511.44 C$      +18.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.81 6.57      -3.5 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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