Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Victoria 

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Consumer Prices in Victoria are 0.90% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Rent Prices in Victoria are 19.36% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Victoria are 10.56% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Victoria are 15.39% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Victoria is 3.41% lower than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 17.50 C$      -12.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 C$ 77.50 C$      -13.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$ 10.00 C$      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 8.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.39 C$ 4.56 C$      +3.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 C$ 2.31 C$      -3.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 C$ 2.12 C$      +12.36 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.89 C$ 9.11 C$      -23.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 C$ 3.06 C$      +18.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.59 C$ 3.07 C$      +93.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.42 C$ 3.99 C$      +16.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.37 C$ 6.89 C$      +8.21 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.03 C$ 9.04 C$      +50.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.29 C$ 7.74 C$      +6.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 C$ 1.87 C$      +2.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 C$ 0.96 C$      +27.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 C$ 1.78 C$      +6.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 C$ 2.62 C$      +56.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 C$ 1.44 C$      +5.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 C$ 1.01 C$      -13.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.39 C$ 2.92 C$      +22.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 C$ 2.73 C$      +25.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +17.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.36 C$ 3.78 C$      +12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.95 C$ 3.70 C$      -6.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 14.00 C$      -6.67 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$ 2.50 C$      -23.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 154.50 C$ 85.00 C$      -44.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$ 3.50 C$      -12.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 3.22 C$      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 C$ 41.66 C$      +19.03 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.14 C$ 5.10 C$      +23.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$ 27,000.00 C$      +3.85 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,816.45 C$ 24,400.00 C$      -5.49 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.32 C$ 100.68 C$      -34.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 C$ 0.30 C$      -30.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.19 C$ 79.31 C$      +11.40 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.85 C$ 53.30 C$      -6.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.93 C$ 17.50 C$      -37.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Childcare
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,605.71 C$ 1,034.38 C$      -35.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,485.42 C$ 15,711.11 C$      -40.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.95 C$ 70.97 C$      -7.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.06 C$ 45.55 C$      -3.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.25 C$ 112.41 C$      +3.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.32 C$ 144.60 C$      +7.65 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,152.70 C$ 1,625.80 C$      -24.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,765.07 C$ 1,350.96 C$      -23.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,491.15 C$ 2,873.21 C$      -17.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,736.65 C$ 2,331.03 C$      -14.82 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,060.69 C$ 636.00 C$      -40.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 833.94 C$ 404.53 C$      -51.49 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto[ Edit ] Victoria[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,198.78 C$ 3,732.08 C$      -11.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.10 3.39      +9.37 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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