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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 6.21% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 11.01% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 42.06% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 8.44% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 12.76% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 40.00% higher than in Toronto
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  TorontoLos Angeles, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(15.10 $)
19.86 C$
(15.00 $)
     -0.68 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(60.41 $)
92.70 C$
(70.00 $)
     +15.87 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(8.31 $)
9.93 C$
(7.50 $)
     -9.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(6.04 $)
7.95 C$
(6.00 $)
     -0.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 C$
(6.42 $)
9.27 C$
(7.00 $)
     +9.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 C$
(3.23 $)
5.93 C$
(4.48 $)
     +38.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 C$
(1.81 $)
3.12 C$
(2.36 $)
     +30.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 C$
(1.46 $)
2.30 C$
(1.74 $)
     +18.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.63 C$
(8.03 $)
4.96 C$
(3.75 $)
     -53.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.95 C$
(2.23 $)
3.77 C$
(2.85 $)
     +27.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.02 C$
(1.52 $)
2.38 C$
(1.80 $)
     +18.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.64 C$
(2.75 $)
4.31 C$
(3.26 $)
     +18.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.33 C$
(7.05 $)
6.27 C$
(4.73 $)
     -32.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 8.07 C$
(6.09 $)
6.27 C$
(4.74 $)
     -22.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.18 C$
(8.44 $)
7.77 C$
(5.86 $)
     -30.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 C$
(1.58 $)
2.66 C$
(2.01 $)
     +27.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 C$
(0.70 $)
1.23 C$
(0.93 $)
     +32.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.31 C$
(1.74 $)
1.91 C$
(1.44 $)
     -17.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 C$
(1.53 $)
2.11 C$
(1.60 $)
     +3.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.55 C$
(1.17 $)
1.71 C$
(1.29 $)
     +10.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 C$
(1.07 $)
1.33 C$
(1.00 $)
     -6.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.04 C$
(2.29 $)
1.69 C$
(1.27 $)
     -44.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.72 C$
(2.05 $)
2.56 C$
(1.93 $)
     -6.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(13.59 $)
15.89 C$
(12.00 $)
     -11.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.02 C$
(2.28 $)
2.73 C$
(2.06 $)
     -9.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 C$
(2.56 $)
3.46 C$
(2.61 $)
     +2.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(11.33 $)
11.92 C$
(9.00 $)
     -20.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.45 $)
2.32 C$
(1.75 $)
     -28.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.00 C$
(111.01 $)
132.42 C$
(100.00 $)
     -9.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.02 $)
4.28 C$
(3.23 $)
     +6.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.43 $)
3.64 C$
(2.75 $)
     +13.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(25.68 $)
38.65 C$
(29.19 $)
     +13.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.50 C$
(3.40 $)
4.99 C$
(3.76 $)
     +10.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$
(18,878.71 $)
28,961.19 C$
(21,870.00 $)
     +15.84 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,062.87 C$
(18,171.04 $)
27,112.95 C$
(20,474.30 $)
     +12.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.93 C$
(112.46 $)
190.43 C$
(143.80 $)
     +27.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 C$
(0.32 $)
0.16 C$
(0.12 $)
     -63.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.85 C$
(50.48 $)
80.03 C$
(60.43 $)
     +19.71 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.92 C$
(41.47 $)
52.99 C$
(40.01 $)
     -3.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.27 C$
(26.63 $)
16.36 C$
(12.35 $)
     -53.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(11.33 $)
19.86 C$
(15.00 $)
     +32.42 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,583.41 C$
(1,195.71 $)
1,480.25 C$
(1,117.81 $)
     -6.52 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,733.33 C$
(18,677.34 $)
28,837.76 C$
(21,776.79 $)
     +16.59 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.08 C$
(53.67 $)
64.35 C$
(48.60 $)
     -9.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.74 C$
(35.30 $)
44.53 C$
(33.62 $)
     -4.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.09 C$
(81.63 $)
103.63 C$
(78.26 $)
     -4.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.89 C$
(106.39 $)
141.53 C$
(106.88 $)
     +0.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,106.22 C$
(1,590.51 $)
2,905.88 C$
(2,194.37 $)
     +37.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,671.46 C$
(1,262.20 $)
2,203.43 C$
(1,663.92 $)
     +31.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,530.12 C$
(2,665.76 $)
5,151.06 C$
(3,889.81 $)
     +45.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,593.93 C$
(1,958.80 $)
3,805.75 C$
(2,873.91 $)
     +46.72 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 984.09 C$
(743.13 $)
921.05 C$
(695.53 $)
     -6.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 797.90 C$
(602.53 $)
592.40 C$
(447.35 $)
     -25.76 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,459.69 C$
(2,612.58 $)
5,376.99 C$
(4,060.43 $)
     +55.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.74 4.32      +15.61 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
Contributors:752431
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: CAD