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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 18.74% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 36.32% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Toronto are 81.86% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 23.13% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 11.53% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 23.81% lower than in Montreal
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Restaurants Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$ 80.00 C$      +23.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 11.50 C$      +15.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 8.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 C$ 4.49 C$      +12.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 C$ 2.40 C$      +14.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 C$ 1.83 C$      +12.11 %
Markets Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.82 C$ 11.15 C$      +42.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.12 C$ 2.68 C$      -14.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 C$ 1.61 C$      +18.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.08 C$ 3.45 C$      +11.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.23 C$ 9.30 C$      +28.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.94 C$ 6.43 C$      -7.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.06 C$ 9.44 C$      +17.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.62 C$ 1.85 C$      +13.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 C$ 0.81 C$      -7.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.78 C$ 1.98 C$      +11.03 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 C$ 1.85 C$      -6.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 C$ 1.40 C$      +24.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 C$ 1.39 C$      +25.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 C$ 2.70 C$      +16.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 C$ 2.01 C$      -2.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$ 16.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.40 C$ 3.25 C$      +35.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 C$ 3.32 C$      +12.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +25.00 %
Transportation Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 3.25 C$      -7.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.50 C$ 151.15 C$      +74.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 4.00 C$      +14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 3.22 C$      +14.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$ 31.12 C$      -20.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.82 C$ 4.52 C$      -6.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,900.00 C$ 26,000.00 C$      +8.79 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,562.83 C$ 25,484.17 C$      +12.95 %
Utilities (Monthly) Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 93.75 C$ 139.73 C$      +49.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$ 0.40 C$      +25.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.99 C$ 65.66 C$      +7.65 %
Sports And Leisure Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.56 C$ 54.65 C$      +67.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.33 C$ 31.45 C$      +92.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +15.38 %
Childcare Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 678.24 C$ 1,531.87 C$      +125.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,023.81 C$ 25,133.33 C$      +178.52 %
Clothing And Shoes Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.64 C$ 72.69 C$      +14.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.32 C$ 46.51 C$      +2.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.08 C$ 107.10 C$      +9.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.06 C$ 133.93 C$      +11.55 %
Rent Per Month Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,245.86 C$ 2,176.86 C$      +74.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 792.30 C$ 1,737.22 C$      +119.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,114.77 C$ 3,460.98 C$      +63.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,337.13 C$ 2,592.53 C$      +93.89 %
Buy Apartment Price Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 509.71 C$ 1,003.88 C$      +96.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 306.81 C$ 761.34 C$      +148.15 %
Salaries And Financing Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,422.24 C$ 3,554.50 C$      +3.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.39 3.35      -1.26 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:604776
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CAD