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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 9.78% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 5.83% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 1.11% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 7.88% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 7.78% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 16.76% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 17.00 C$      -15.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 80.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.75 C$ 10.00 C$      -6.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.41 C$ 4.35 C$      -1.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 C$ 2.03 C$      -16.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$ 1.74 C$      -5.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.04 C$ 9.49 C$      -14.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 C$ 3.07 C$      +9.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.05 C$ 1.89 C$      -7.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.49 C$ 4.01 C$      +14.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.99 C$ 7.58 C$      -15.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 7.21 C$ 6.97 C$      -3.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.44 C$ 8.29 C$      -20.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 C$ 1.74 C$      -14.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$ 0.84 C$      -7.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.25 C$ 1.76 C$      -21.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 C$ 2.22 C$      +10.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.66 C$ 1.41 C$      -15.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 1.43 C$      -3.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.93 C$ 2.60 C$      -11.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 C$ 2.55 C$      +0.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 C$ 20.00 C$      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.19 C$ 2.88 C$      -9.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 C$ 3.82 C$      +12.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$ 2.95 C$      -9.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.00 C$ 98.00 C$      -35.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$ 3.50 C$      -12.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 3.04 C$      -5.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$ 33.55 C$      -1.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.74 C$ 5.78 C$      +21.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,017.00 C$ 25,220.00 C$      +0.81 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,625.28 C$ 23,536.67 C$      -4.42 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.79 C$ 86.32 C$      -33.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.46 C$ 0.37 C$      -18.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.05 C$ 73.17 C$      +10.78 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.98 C$ 54.40 C$      -2.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.64 C$ 16.17 C$      -53.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,532.72 C$ 1,264.40 C$      -17.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,625.00 C$ 22,333.33 C$      -16.12 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.96 C$ 68.04 C$      -9.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.85 C$ 51.15 C$      +11.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.34 C$ 106.40 C$      -5.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.25 C$ 139.05 C$      +0.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,157.05 C$ 2,029.03 C$      -5.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,731.08 C$ 1,601.15 C$      -7.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,567.61 C$ 3,766.95 C$      +5.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,529.51 C$ 2,693.32 C$      +6.48 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 990.79 C$ 1,152.09 C$      +16.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 801.85 C$ 873.36 C$      +8.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,396.63 C$ 3,734.72 C$      +9.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.52 3.80      +8.08 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:744504
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Currency: CAD