Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 11.8% higher than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 21.2% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in London are 36.1% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in London are 26.7% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in London are 15.3% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in London is 2.4% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 22.37 C$
(13.50 £)
33.15 C$
(20.00 £)
     +48.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 C$
(66.36 £)
132.61 C$
(80.00 £)
     +20.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 C$
(8.45 £)
13.26 C$
(8.00 £)
     -5.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(4.83 £)
9.95 C$
(6.00 £)
     +24.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(5.43 £)
8.29 C$
(5.00 £)
     -7.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.05 C$
(3.05 £)
5.91 C$
(3.56 £)
     +17.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 C$
(1.69 £)
3.30 C$
(1.99 £)
     +17.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 C$
(1.31 £)
2.63 C$
(1.58 £)
     +21.1 %
Markets
Toronto Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.35 C$
(8.66 £)
8.29 C$
(5.00 £)
     -42.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.22 C$
(1.94 £)
2.26 C$
(1.37 £)
     -29.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.05 C$
(1.23 £)
1.51 C$
(0.91 £)
     -26.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.51 C$
(2.72 £)
5.72 C$
(3.45 £)
     +26.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.33 C$
(4.42 £)
5.35 C$
(3.23 £)
     -27.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.72 C$
(4.66 £)
5.73 C$
(3.46 £)
     -25.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.23 C$
(5.57 £)
9.01 C$
(5.44 £)
     -2.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.52 C$
(1.52 £)
1.58 C$
(0.95 £)
     -37.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 C$
(0.46 £)
0.94 C$
(0.57 £)
     +24.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.56 C$
(1.55 £)
1.58 C$
(0.95 £)
     -38.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.37 C$
(1.43 £)
2.30 C$
(1.39 £)
     -2.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.72 C$
(1.04 £)
0.87 C$
(0.53 £)
     -49.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.80 C$
(1.09 £)
0.86 C$
(0.52 £)
     -52.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.43 C$
(2.07 £)
1.46 C$
(0.88 £)
     -57.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$
(1.41 £)
1.91 C$
(1.15 £)
     -18.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(10.86 £)
14.92 C$
(9.00 £)
     -17.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.25 C$
(1.96 £)
3.12 C$
(1.89 £)
     -3.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.62 C$
(2.19 £)
4.13 C$
(2.49 £)
     +14.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 C$
(10.86 £)
24.04 C$
(14.50 £)
     +33.5 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$
(2.02 £)
4.97 C$
(3.00 £)
     +48.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$
(94.11 £)
274.23 C$
(165.43 £)
     +75.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.88 C$
(2.94 £)
6.63 C$
(4.00 £)
     +36.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(1.70 £)
4.80 C$
(2.89 £)
     +70.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 C$
(19.91 £)
47.74 C$
(28.80 £)
     +44.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.07 C$
(3.66 £)
10.02 C$
(6.04 £)
     +65.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,248.50 C$
(18,851.28 £)
41,938.11 C$
(25,300.00 £)
     +34.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,853.76 C$
(17,406.61 £)
42,647.75 C$
(25,728.11 £)
     +47.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 209.51 C$
(126.39 £)
527.31 C$
(318.11 £)
     +151.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.25 C$
(37.55 £)
25.82 C$
(15.58 £)
     -58.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.56 C$
(46.19 £)
54.05 C$
(32.61 £)
     -29.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.88 C$
(43.36 £)
89.35 C$
(53.90 £)
     +24.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.01 C$
(16.29 £)
23.27 C$
(14.04 £)
     -13.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 C$
(9.65 £)
24.86 C$
(15.00 £)
     +55.4 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,464.05 C$
(883.22 £)
2,628.12 C$
(1,585.46 £)
     +79.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,037.86 C$
(16,914.40 £)
33,955.10 C$
(20,484.09 £)
     +21.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.23 C$
(46.59 £)
136.22 C$
(82.18 £)
     +76.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.79 C$
(29.44 £)
59.84 C$
(36.10 £)
     +22.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.37 C$
(73.82 £)
135.12 C$
(81.51 £)
     +10.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 164.32 C$
(99.13 £)
163.36 C$
(98.55 £)
     -0.6 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,566.66 C$
(1,548.39 £)
3,488.97 C$
(2,104.79 £)
     +35.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,279.64 C$
(1,375.24 £)
2,475.07 C$
(1,493.13 £)
     +8.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,211.76 C$
(2,540.83 £)
6,758.31 C$
(4,077.08 £)
     +60.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,432.26 C$
(2,070.58 £)
4,279.40 C$
(2,581.63 £)
     +24.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,232.04 C$
(743.25 £)
2,073.09 C$
(1,250.63 £)
     +68.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 980.74 C$
(591.65 £)
1,232.62 C$
(743.60 £)
     +25.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,636.61 C$
(2,797.13 £)
5,751.33 C$
(3,469.61 £)
     +24.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.30 5.29      -16.0 %
Last update: October 2023October 2023
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