Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 23.64% higher than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 58.19% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 113.96% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 19.28% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 35.12% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 48.98% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(15.70 $)
24.20 C$
(19.00 $)
     +21.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 C$
(70.66 $)
101.90 C$
(80.00 $)
     +13.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.64 C$
(9.14 $)
12.74 C$
(10.00 $)
     +9.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.50 $)
9.87 C$
(7.75 $)
     +41.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.54 C$
(6.70 $)
10.19 C$
(8.00 $)
     +19.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.49 C$
(3.52 $)
6.00 C$
(4.71 $)
     +33.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 C$
(1.91 $)
3.17 C$
(2.49 $)
     +30.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 C$
(1.54 $)
2.58 C$
(2.02 $)
     +31.03 %
Markets
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.72 C$
(9.21 $)
5.67 C$
(4.45 $)
     -51.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 C$
(2.02 $)
4.51 C$
(3.54 $)
     +75.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 C$
(1.27 $)
2.87 C$
(2.25 $)
     +77.30 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.39 C$
(2.66 $)
4.71 C$
(3.70 $)
     +39.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.30 C$
(4.94 $)
8.35 C$
(6.56 $)
     +32.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.14 C$
(4.82 $)
8.20 C$
(6.44 $)
     +33.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.45 C$
(5.85 $)
8.55 C$
(6.71 $)
     +14.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.86 C$
(1.46 $)
3.51 C$
(2.76 $)
     +89.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 C$
(0.56 $)
1.05 C$
(0.83 $)
     +48.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 C$
(1.27 $)
2.52 C$
(1.98 $)
     +55.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 C$
(1.31 $)
3.90 C$
(3.06 $)
     +133.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.33 C$
(1.04 $)
2.32 C$
(1.82 $)
     +74.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 C$
(0.89 $)
2.02 C$
(1.59 $)
     +79.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 C$
(1.94 $)
2.54 C$
(1.99 $)
     +2.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 C$
(1.70 $)
2.49 C$
(1.96 $)
     +15.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.50 C$
(12.95 $)
19.11 C$
(15.00 $)
     +15.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.26 C$
(2.56 $)
3.43 C$
(2.69 $)
     +5.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.64 C$
(2.86 $)
3.57 C$
(2.80 $)
     -1.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(11.78 $)
14.01 C$
(11.00 $)
     -6.59 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.55 $)
3.82 C$
(3.00 $)
     +17.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 155.00 C$
(121.69 $)
103.17 C$
(81.00 $)
     -33.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.14 $)
4.46 C$
(3.50 $)
     +11.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.53 $)
3.82 C$
(3.00 $)
     +18.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.03 C$
(24.36 $)
42.03 C$
(33.00 $)
     +35.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.00 C$
(3.14 $)
4.69 C$
(3.68 $)
     +17.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,150.00 C$
(20,530.27 $)
29,308.50 C$
(23,010.00 $)
     +12.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,389.62 C$
(19,933.30 $)
27,203.33 C$
(21,357.24 $)
     +7.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 152.22 C$
(119.51 $)
202.68 C$
(159.12 $)
     +33.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 C$
(0.29 $)
0.18 C$
(0.14 $)
     -51.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.63 C$
(56.24 $)
89.15 C$
(69.99 $)
     +24.46 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.32 C$
(44.21 $)
107.12 C$
(84.10 $)
     +90.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 C$
(21.20 $)
29.93 C$
(23.50 $)
     +10.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(11.78 $)
19.11 C$
(15.00 $)
     +27.37 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,702.29 C$
(1,336.46 $)
3,003.88 C$
(2,358.33 $)
     +76.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,485.42 C$
(20,793.60 $)
41,895.68 C$
(32,892.14 $)
     +58.18 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.86 C$
(60.34 $)
72.70 C$
(57.08 $)
     -5.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.88 C$
(37.59 $)
54.11 C$
(42.48 $)
     +13.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.94 C$
(85.53 $)
116.66 C$
(91.59 $)
     +7.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.77 C$
(106.60 $)
182.38 C$
(143.19 $)
     +34.33 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,114.11 C$
(1,659.78 $)
4,251.05 C$
(3,337.48 $)
     +101.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,757.94 C$
(1,380.15 $)
3,433.46 C$
(2,695.60 $)
     +95.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,487.45 C$
(2,737.98 $)
8,026.54 C$
(6,301.61 $)
     +130.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,676.66 C$
(2,101.44 $)
5,762.53 C$
(4,524.14 $)
     +115.29 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,062.16 C$
(833.90 $)
1,735.37 C$
(1,362.43 $)
     +63.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 856.12 C$
(672.13 $)
1,186.57 C$
(931.57 $)
     +38.60 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,173.58 C$
(3,276.66 $)
9,835.88 C$
(7,722.11 $)
     +135.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.00 3.71      +23.37 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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