Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 39.72% higher than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 66.52% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 112.28% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 27.02% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 53.59% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 0.40% lower than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(18.08 $)
27.66 C$
(20.00 $)
     +10.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 101.12 C$
(73.12 $)
138.31 C$
(100.00 $)
     +36.77 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 C$
(9.04 $)
16.60 C$
(12.00 $)
     +32.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.06 $)
9.68 C$
(7.00 $)
     +38.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(6.51 $)
11.06 C$
(8.00 $)
     +22.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.73 C$
(3.42 $)
7.13 C$
(5.16 $)
     +50.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 C$
(1.86 $)
3.91 C$
(2.83 $)
     +52.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 C$
(1.47 $)
3.24 C$
(2.34 $)
     +59.03 %
Markets
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.95 C$
(8.64 $)
7.93 C$
(5.73 $)
     -33.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.10 C$
(2.24 $)
5.79 C$
(4.19 $)
     +86.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1.22 $)
3.16 C$
(2.28 $)
     +86.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.93 C$
(2.84 $)
7.14 C$
(5.16 $)
     +81.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.20 C$
(5.20 $)
11.08 C$
(8.01 $)
     +53.94 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.43 C$
(5.37 $)
10.19 C$
(7.36 $)
     +37.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.52 C$
(5.44 $)
11.70 C$
(8.46 $)
     +55.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.97 C$
(1.42 $)
4.05 C$
(2.93 $)
     +105.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 C$
(0.56 $)
2.12 C$
(1.53 $)
     +174.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 C$
(1.38 $)
3.36 C$
(2.43 $)
     +75.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(1.52 $)
4.26 C$
(3.08 $)
     +102.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 C$
(1.20 $)
2.63 C$
(1.90 $)
     +58.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.37 C$
(0.99 $)
2.19 C$
(1.59 $)
     +60.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.06 C$
(2.21 $)
3.64 C$
(2.63 $)
     +19.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.03 C$
(1.47 $)
3.37 C$
(2.44 $)
     +66.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$
(11.57 $)
20.75 C$
(15.00 $)
     +29.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.08 C$
(2.23 $)
4.08 C$
(2.95 $)
     +32.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 C$
(2.71 $)
5.36 C$
(3.88 $)
     +42.74 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.50 C$
(12.65 $)
17.29 C$
(12.50 $)
     -1.21 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.35 $)
4.11 C$
(2.98 $)
     +26.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$
(112.79 $)
122.40 C$
(88.50 $)
     -21.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.44 C$
(3.21 $)
5.53 C$
(4.00 $)
     +24.60 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(2.04 $)
4.33 C$
(3.13 $)
     +53.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$
(22.41 $)
45.64 C$
(33.00 $)
     +47.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.43 C$
(5.37 $)
8.63 C$
(6.24 $)
     +16.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 C$
(20,245.04 $)
39,630.06 C$
(28,654.00 $)
     +41.54 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,828.75 C$
(18,675.15 $)
32,605.52 C$
(23,575.00 $)
     +26.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.19 C$
(122.33 $)
317.70 C$
(229.71 $)
     +87.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 C$
(0.30 $)
0.24 C$
(0.18 $)
     -42.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.13 C$
(55.04 $)
94.00 C$
(67.97 $)
     +23.48 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.86 C$
(45.45 $)
141.12 C$
(102.04 $)
     +124.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.82 C$
(17.95 $)
25.29 C$
(18.28 $)
     +1.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(10.85 $)
22.13 C$
(16.00 $)
     +47.53 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,592.47 C$
(1,151.41 $)
3,333.16 C$
(2,410.00 $)
     +109.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,544.17 C$
(19,192.42 $)
49,888.18 C$
(36,071.00 $)
     +87.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.46 C$
(61.79 $)
86.92 C$
(62.84 $)
     +1.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.62 C$
(35.88 $)
66.34 C$
(47.96 $)
     +33.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.15 C$
(90.49 $)
116.71 C$
(84.38 $)
     -6.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.37 C$
(97.87 $)
174.87 C$
(126.44 $)
     +29.18 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,184.65 C$
(1,579.58 $)
4,508.68 C$
(3,259.94 $)
     +106.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,849.61 C$
(1,337.34 $)
3,662.38 C$
(2,648.04 $)
     +98.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,581.13 C$
(2,589.29 $)
8,012.23 C$
(5,793.14 $)
     +123.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,974.24 C$
(2,150.49 $)
6,296.13 C$
(4,552.33 $)
     +111.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,190.83 C$
(861.01 $)
1,511.95 C$
(1,093.19 $)
     +26.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 911.49 C$
(659.04 $)
1,321.87 C$
(955.76 $)
     +45.02 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,282.97 C$
(3,819.78 $)
8,761.89 C$
(6,335.17 $)
     +65.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.19 4.99      -3.97 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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