Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 24.44% higher than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 63.15% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 127.70% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 22.94% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 38.69% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 26.62% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(16.16 $)
24.75 C$
(20.00 $)
     +23.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 C$
(66.66 $)
99.01 C$
(80.00 $)
     +20.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(8.89 $)
12.38 C$
(10.00 $)
     +12.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.66 $)
9.90 C$
(8.00 $)
     +41.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6.46 $)
10.51 C$
(8.50 $)
     +31.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.53 C$
(3.66 $)
5.82 C$
(4.70 $)
     +28.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 C$
(2.04 $)
2.95 C$
(2.38 $)
     +16.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 C$
(1.57 $)
2.39 C$
(1.93 $)
     +23.00 %
Markets
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.74 C$
(9.49 $)
5.76 C$
(4.66 $)
     -50.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 C$
(2.10 $)
4.36 C$
(3.52 $)
     +67.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.57 C$
(1.27 $)
3.02 C$
(2.44 $)
     +92.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.36 C$
(2.72 $)
4.70 C$
(3.80 $)
     +39.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.63 C$
(5.36 $)
8.73 C$
(7.06 $)
     +31.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.12 C$
(4.95 $)
7.95 C$
(6.42 $)
     +29.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.07 C$
(5.71 $)
8.65 C$
(6.99 $)
     +22.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 C$
(1.48 $)
3.82 C$
(3.09 $)
     +108.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 C$
(0.58 $)
1.19 C$
(0.97 $)
     +65.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 C$
(1.30 $)
2.84 C$
(2.29 $)
     +75.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 C$
(1.42 $)
4.04 C$
(3.27 $)
     +130.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 C$
(1.06 $)
2.32 C$
(1.87 $)
     +77.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 C$
(0.94 $)
1.95 C$
(1.57 $)
     +67.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 C$
(2.00 $)
2.44 C$
(1.97 $)
     -1.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.13 C$
(1.72 $)
2.53 C$
(2.04 $)
     +18.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$
(12.93 $)
18.56 C$
(15.00 $)
     +16.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.30 C$
(2.67 $)
3.67 C$
(2.96 $)
     +11.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 C$
(2.87 $)
3.91 C$
(3.16 $)
     +10.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(12.12 $)
13.61 C$
(11.00 $)
     -9.24 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.63 $)
3.71 C$
(3.00 $)
     +14.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$
(126.05 $)
103.34 C$
(83.50 $)
     -33.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$
(3.43 $)
4.33 C$
(3.50 $)
     +1.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.60 $)
3.71 C$
(3.00 $)
     +15.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.04 C$
(25.08 $)
40.84 C$
(33.00 $)
     +31.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.47 C$
(3.61 $)
4.78 C$
(3.86 $)
     +6.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$
(20,199.95 $)
30,940.67 C$
(25,000.00 $)
     +23.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,395.69 C$
(20,519.67 $)
26,191.75 C$
(21,162.88 $)
     +3.13 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.09 C$
(137.43 $)
214.52 C$
(173.33 $)
     +26.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 C$
(0.29 $)
0.18 C$
(0.14 $)
     -51.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.71 C$
(59.56 $)
79.19 C$
(63.99 $)
     +7.43 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.20 C$
(46.22 $)
100.07 C$
(80.86 $)
     +74.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.86 C$
(19.28 $)
21.75 C$
(17.57 $)
     -8.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(12.12 $)
18.56 C$
(15.00 $)
     +23.76 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,671.83 C$
(1,350.83 $)
3,021.19 C$
(2,441.11 $)
     +80.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,223.91 C$
(21,188.87 $)
42,751.25 C$
(34,542.92 $)
     +63.02 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.38 C$
(60.10 $)
70.74 C$
(57.16 $)
     -4.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.53 C$
(38.40 $)
52.58 C$
(42.48 $)
     +10.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.25 C$
(87.46 $)
108.23 C$
(87.45 $)
     -0.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.79 C$
(116.18 $)
169.39 C$
(136.86 $)
     +17.80 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,956.98 C$
(1,581.23 $)
3,842.34 C$
(3,104.61 $)
     +96.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,682.22 C$
(1,359.23 $)
3,100.04 C$
(2,504.82 $)
     +84.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,421.07 C$
(2,764.22 $)
9,332.90 C$
(7,540.96 $)
     +172.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,601.25 C$
(2,101.80 $)
5,724.02 C$
(4,625.00 $)
     +120.05 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,069.67 C$
(864.29 $)
1,533.82 C$
(1,239.32 $)
     +43.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 833.65 C$
(673.59 $)
1,126.94 C$
(910.57 $)
     +35.18 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,567.37 C$
(3,690.42 $)
9,435.28 C$
(7,623.68 $)
     +106.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.53 3.58      +41.28 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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