Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 19.3% higher than in Toronto (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 31.5% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in London are 50.9% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in London are 22.4% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in London are 5.4% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in London is 4.1% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(14.41 £)
34.70 C$
(20.00 £)
     +38.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$
(69.16 £)
138.81 C$
(80.00 £)
     +15.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(8.65 £)
13.88 C$
(8.00 £)
     -7.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(4.61 £)
11.28 C$
(6.50 £)
     +41.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 C$
(5.76 £)
9.54 C$
(5.50 £)
     -4.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.39 C$
(3.10 £)
6.31 C$
(3.64 £)
     +17.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 C$
(1.62 £)
3.44 C$
(1.98 £)
     +22.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 C$
(1.27 £)
2.64 C$
(1.52 £)
     +20.1 %
Markets
Toronto Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.63 C$
(9.01 £)
8.67 C$
(5.00 £)
     -44.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.46 C$
(2.00 £)
2.52 C$
(1.45 £)
     -27.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(1.21 £)
1.63 C$
(0.94 £)
     -22.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.59 C$
(2.65 £)
5.48 C$
(3.16 £)
     +19.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.05 C$
(4.07 £)
5.90 C$
(3.40 £)
     -16.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.82 C$
(4.51 £)
5.97 C$
(3.44 £)
     -23.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.55 C$
(4.93 £)
9.84 C$
(5.67 £)
     +15.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.37 C$
(1.37 £)
2.06 C$
(1.19 £)
     -13.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 C$
(0.53 £)
1.08 C$
(0.62 £)
     +17.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.38 C$
(1.37 £)
2.08 C$
(1.20 £)
     -12.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 C$
(1.32 £)
2.67 C$
(1.54 £)
     +16.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.59 C$
(0.91 £)
1.03 C$
(0.59 £)
     -35.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$
(0.99 £)
0.96 C$
(0.55 £)
     -44.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.05 C$
(1.76 £)
1.75 C$
(1.01 £)
     -42.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.38 C$
(1.37 £)
2.28 C$
(1.31 £)
     -4.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(10.37 £)
16.92 C$
(9.75 £)
     -6.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.39 C$
(1.95 £)
3.54 C$
(2.04 £)
     +4.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.70 C$
(2.13 £)
4.26 C$
(2.46 £)
     +15.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$
(11.53 £)
26.03 C$
(15.00 £)
     +30.1 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$
(1.93 £)
4.86 C$
(2.80 £)
     +45.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$
(89.91 £)
347.01 C$
(200.00 £)
     +122.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$
(2.88 £)
7.81 C$
(4.50 £)
     +56.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(1.62 £)
5.44 C$
(3.13 £)
     +93.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$
(17.87 £)
52.05 C$
(30.00 £)
     +67.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.02 C$
(3.47 £)
9.97 C$
(5.75 £)
     +65.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,087.00 C$
(19,645.98 £)
48,642.48 C$
(28,035.00 £)
     +42.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,337.76 C$
(17,485.11 £)
46,607.50 C$
(26,862.14 £)
     +53.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.55 C$
(91.38 £)
509.92 C$
(293.89 £)
     +221.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.78 C$
(35.60 £)
26.56 C$
(15.31 £)
     -57.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.84 C$
(41.40 £)
52.90 C$
(30.49 £)
     -26.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.05 C$
(40.37 £)
79.26 C$
(45.68 £)
     +13.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.14 C$
(15.07 £)
25.18 C$
(14.51 £)
     -3.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$
(10.37 £)
26.03 C$
(15.00 £)
     +44.6 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,467.15 C$
(845.59 £)
3,215.27 C$
(1,853.11 £)
     +119.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,083.33 C$
(14,456.73 £)
34,949.68 C$
(20,143.18 £)
     +39.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.36 C$
(46.89 £)
143.96 C$
(82.97 £)
     +77.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.76 C$
(29.26 £)
69.94 C$
(40.31 £)
     +37.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.95 C$
(78.36 £)
156.06 C$
(89.95 £)
     +14.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 163.79 C$
(94.40 £)
176.51 C$
(101.73 £)
     +7.8 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,493.24 C$
(1,436.97 £)
3,725.57 C$
(2,147.22 £)
     +49.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,144.53 C$
(1,235.99 £)
2,776.24 C$
(1,600.08 £)
     +29.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,407.27 C$
(2,540.12 £)
7,636.44 C$
(4,401.25 £)
     +73.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,611.49 C$
(2,081.47 £)
4,960.11 C$
(2,858.75 £)
     +37.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,284.27 C$
(740.18 £)
2,182.55 C$
(1,257.91 £)
     +69.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 994.66 C$
(573.27 £)
1,282.60 C$
(739.22 £)
     +28.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,752.89 C$
(2,739.32 £)
6,507.99 C$
(3,750.87 £)
     +36.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.45 5.48      -15.0 %
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