Cost of Living Comparison Between Mississauga and Toronto 

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Cost of Living in Toronto is 6.3% higher than in Mississauga (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Toronto is 7.4% higher than in Mississauga
Rent Prices in Toronto are 9.1% higher than in Mississauga
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 20.6% higher than in Mississauga
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 11.2% higher than in Mississauga
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 5.5% lower than in Mississauga
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Restaurants
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 25.00 C$      +25.0 %
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) 7.50 C$ 8.00 C$      +6.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 10.00 C$      +42.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.99 C$ 5.40 C$      +8.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 C$ 2.95 C$      +41.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 C$ 2.23 C$      +21.7 %
Markets
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.33 C$ 15.78 C$      +69.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.11 C$ 3.43 C$      +10.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 C$ 2.10 C$      +14.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.79 C$ 4.80 C$      +0.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.27 C$ 6.87 C$      -17.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.89 C$ 7.63 C$      +29.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.65 C$ 8.36 C$      -13.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 C$ 2.35 C$      +14.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 C$ 0.93 C$      +40.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 C$ 2.37 C$      +42.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.99 C$ 2.26 C$      +13.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 C$ 1.58 C$      +53.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.56 C$ 1.69 C$      +8.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.85 C$ 3.08 C$      +7.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.82 C$ 2.34 C$      -17.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$ 18.00 C$      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.24 C$ 3.40 C$      +5.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.62 C$ 3.66 C$      +1.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.50 C$ 20.00 C$      +29.0 %
Transportation
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 C$ 3.35 C$      -16.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 131.00 C$ 156.00 C$      +19.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 C$ 5.00 C$      +22.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.93 C$ 2.82 C$      -68.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 70.00 C$ 31.00 C$      -55.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.82 C$ 6.12 C$      +5.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 34,256.00 C$      +0.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,283.77 C$ 30,429.24 C$      +7.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 253.82 C$ 159.67 C$      -37.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.88 C$ 63.86 C$      +3.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.17 C$ 72.65 C$      -4.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.14 C$ 70.41 C$      -1.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 C$ 26.26 C$      +75.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 C$ 18.00 C$      -5.3 %
Childcare
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 900.00 C$ 1,526.92 C$      +69.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,000.00 C$ 24,544.17 C$      +22.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.67 C$ 81.21 C$      +5.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.71 C$ 49.73 C$      -24.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 113.75 C$ 138.29 C$      +21.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 148.57 C$ 164.34 C$      +10.6 %
Rent Per Month
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,570.00 C$ 2,524.78 C$      -1.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,235.71 C$ 2,164.27 C$      -3.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,622.22 C$ 4,436.51 C$      +22.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,255.56 C$ 3,621.75 C$      +11.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,099.74 C$ 1,292.64 C$      +17.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 434.42 C$ 1,007.80 C$      +132.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Mississauga Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,684.04 C$ 4,752.90 C$      +1.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.06 6.50      -7.9 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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