Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Edmonton 

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Consumer Prices in Edmonton are 8.7% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edmonton are 24.2% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Edmonton are 49.1% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Edmonton are 24.1% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Edmonton are 5.4% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Edmonton is 19.6% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 20.00 C$      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 80.00 C$      -33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 12.00 C$      -20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 C$ 7.00 C$      -17.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 C$ 8.00 C$      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.47 C$ 4.83 C$      -11.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 C$ 2.32 C$      -18.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 C$ 2.11 C$      -5.1 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.89 C$ 8.38 C$      -47.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.42 C$ 2.91 C$      -14.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.17 C$ 1.86 C$      -14.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.87 C$ 4.74 C$      -2.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.76 C$ 7.73 C$      +14.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.69 C$ 6.81 C$      -11.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.50 C$ 8.64 C$      +1.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 2.61 C$      +6.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$ 0.83 C$      -7.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.46 C$ 2.33 C$      -5.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 C$ 2.32 C$      +0.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 C$ 1.39 C$      -17.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.70 C$ 1.32 C$      -22.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.13 C$ 3.77 C$      +20.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 C$ 2.49 C$      +1.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$ 17.24 C$      -9.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.37 C$ 4.58 C$      +35.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.88 C$ 4.75 C$      +22.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 17.49 C$      -12.5 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$ 3.50 C$      +4.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$ 100.00 C$      -35.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$ 4.10 C$      -18.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 2.82 C$      0.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$ 30.00 C$      -3.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.10 C$ 5.31 C$      -12.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,350.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      -1.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,210.61 C$ 28,309.65 C$      -6.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.71 C$ 291.54 C$      +59.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.90 C$ 63.29 C$      -5.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.16 C$ 83.20 C$      +12.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.73 C$ 65.17 C$      -9.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.88 C$ 30.00 C$      +7.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 16.50 C$      -8.3 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,526.92 C$ 850.00 C$      -44.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,044.17 C$ 9,783.33 C$      -60.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.82 C$ 72.32 C$      -10.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.62 C$ 47.30 C$      -6.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.27 C$ 108.27 C$      -18.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.33 C$ 108.10 C$      -33.0 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,512.09 C$ 1,352.84 C$      -46.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,235.61 C$ 1,161.60 C$      -48.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,425.00 C$ 2,212.98 C$      -50.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,614.83 C$ 1,787.74 C$      -50.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,278.31 C$ 382.99 C$      -70.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,020.96 C$ 256.95 C$      -74.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Edmonton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,734.66 C$ 4,292.99 C$      -9.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.55 6.22      -5.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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