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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 4.39% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 46.97% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 125.45% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 19.00% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 1.95% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 73.27% higher than in Toronto
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  TorontoSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(15.35 $)
22.15 C$
(17.00 $)
     +10.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(61.40 $)
104.24 C$
(80.00 $)
     +30.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(8.44 $)
11.73 C$
(9.00 $)
     +6.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(6.14 $)
7.82 C$
(6.00 $)
     -2.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6.14 $)
9.12 C$
(7.00 $)
     +14.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 C$
(3.33 $)
5.86 C$
(4.50 $)
     +35.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 C$
(1.83 $)
3.11 C$
(2.38 $)
     +30.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 C$
(1.47 $)
2.49 C$
(1.91 $)
     +29.77 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.70 C$
(8.21 $)
5.84 C$
(4.48 $)
     -45.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.95 C$
(2.26 $)
3.91 C$
(3.00 $)
     +32.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 C$
(1.63 $)
2.54 C$
(1.95 $)
     +19.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.69 C$
(2.83 $)
4.24 C$
(3.25 $)
     +14.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.33 C$
(7.16 $)
9.52 C$
(7.31 $)
     +2.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 8.17 C$
(6.27 $)
8.12 C$
(6.23 $)
     -0.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.28 C$
(8.66 $)
9.40 C$
(7.21 $)
     -16.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.13 C$
(1.64 $)
2.37 C$
(1.82 $)
     +11.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 C$
(0.73 $)
1.45 C$
(1.12 $)
     +52.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.38 C$
(1.83 $)
2.04 C$
(1.57 $)
     -14.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 C$
(1.62 $)
2.47 C$
(1.90 $)
     +16.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 C$
(1.23 $)
1.83 C$
(1.41 $)
     +14.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 C$
(1.10 $)
1.42 C$
(1.09 $)
     -1.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.10 C$
(2.38 $)
1.56 C$
(1.20 $)
     -49.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.76 C$
(2.12 $)
2.09 C$
(1.61 $)
     -24.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(15.35 $)
19.54 C$
(15.00 $)
     -2.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.11 C$
(2.39 $)
2.51 C$
(1.93 $)
     -19.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 C$
(2.69 $)
3.13 C$
(2.40 $)
     -10.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 C$
(12.28 $)
15.64 C$
(12.00 $)
     -2.28 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.49 $)
3.58 C$
(2.75 $)
     +10.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.00 C$
(112.82 $)
104.24 C$
(80.00 $)
     -29.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.07 $)
4.56 C$
(3.50 $)
     +14.01 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.47 $)
3.61 C$
(2.77 $)
     +12.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 C$
(26.86 $)
43.00 C$
(33.00 $)
     +22.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.58 C$
(3.52 $)
5.10 C$
(3.91 $)
     +11.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$
(19,187.23 $)
28,664.90 C$
(22,000.00 $)
     +14.66 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,008.61 C$
(18,426.35 $)
27,191.14 C$
(20,868.90 $)
     +13.26 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.30 C$
(109.98 $)
168.35 C$
(129.20 $)
     +17.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 C$
(0.34 $)
0.12 C$
(0.09 $)
     -72.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.68 C$
(51.18 $)
85.63 C$
(65.72 $)
     +28.42 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.70 C$
(42.75 $)
108.99 C$
(83.65 $)
     +95.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.49 C$
(28.77 $)
29.97 C$
(23.00 $)
     -20.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(11.51 $)
19.54 C$
(15.00 $)
     +30.29 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,581.82 C$
(1,214.03 $)
2,781.76 C$
(2,134.97 $)
     +75.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,133.33 C$
(19,289.56 $)
35,329.49 C$
(27,115.00 $)
     +40.57 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.92 C$
(55.20 $)
83.32 C$
(63.95 $)
     +15.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.85 C$
(35.19 $)
58.10 C$
(44.59 $)
     +26.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 109.01 C$
(83.66 $)
114.71 C$
(88.04 $)
     +5.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.93 C$
(107.39 $)
193.67 C$
(148.64 $)
     +38.40 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,105.16 C$
(1,615.69 $)
4,442.26 C$
(3,409.38 $)
     +111.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,673.04 C$
(1,284.04 $)
3,666.48 C$
(2,813.98 $)
     +119.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,473.79 C$
(2,666.10 $)
7,976.13 C$
(6,121.59 $)
     +129.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,574.09 C$
(1,975.59 $)
6,067.68 C$
(4,656.88 $)
     +135.72 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 987.09 C$
(757.58 $)
1,537.60 C$
(1,180.09 $)
     +55.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 795.46 C$
(610.50 $)
1,188.31 C$
(912.01 $)
     +49.39 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,462.14 C$
(2,657.16 $)
8,816.42 C$
(6,766.51 $)
     +154.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.76 4.29      +14.18 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:741388
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: CAD