Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 24.2% higher than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 24.8% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 25.8% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 20.8% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 22.3% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 54.1% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 24.00 C$
(17.80 $)
26.97 C$
(20.00 $)
     +12.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 C$
(81.57 $)
134.85 C$
(100.00 $)
     +22.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(11.12 $)
16.18 C$
(12.00 $)
     +7.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 C$
(6.30 $)
10.79 C$
(8.00 $)
     +26.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.38 C$
(6.95 $)
10.79 C$
(8.00 $)
     +15.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.26 C$
(3.90 $)
8.20 C$
(6.08 $)
     +55.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 C$
(2.10 $)
4.23 C$
(3.14 $)
     +49.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 C$
(1.62 $)
3.35 C$
(2.48 $)
     +53.5 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.12 C$
(11.21 $)
6.16 C$
(4.57 $)
     -59.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.44 C$
(2.55 $)
5.38 C$
(3.99 $)
     +56.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 C$
(1.58 $)
3.50 C$
(2.60 $)
     +64.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.69 C$
(3.48 $)
6.19 C$
(4.59 $)
     +31.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.25 C$
(5.38 $)
9.46 C$
(7.02 $)
     +30.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.69 C$
(5.70 $)
9.71 C$
(7.20 $)
     +26.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.54 C$
(6.33 $)
12.40 C$
(9.20 $)
     +45.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 C$
(1.79 $)
3.27 C$
(2.43 $)
     +35.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$
(0.62 $)
1.26 C$
(0.93 $)
     +49.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.58 C$
(1.91 $)
2.95 C$
(2.19 $)
     +14.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.17 C$
(1.61 $)
3.62 C$
(2.68 $)
     +67.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1.26 $)
2.05 C$
(1.52 $)
     +21.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(1.24 $)
2.08 C$
(1.54 $)
     +23.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.10 C$
(2.30 $)
3.34 C$
(2.48 $)
     +7.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.40 C$
(1.78 $)
2.92 C$
(2.17 $)
     +21.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$
(14.09 $)
20.23 C$
(15.00 $)
     +6.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.39 C$
(2.51 $)
3.51 C$
(2.60 $)
     +3.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.65 C$
(2.71 $)
5.10 C$
(3.78 $)
     +39.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$
(14.83 $)
15.51 C$
(11.50 $)
     -22.5 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$
(2.48 $)
3.71 C$
(2.75 $)
     +10.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$
(115.68 $)
134.18 C$
(99.50 $)
     -14.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$
(3.71 $)
6.74 C$
(5.00 $)
     +34.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(2.09 $)
3.94 C$
(2.93 $)
     +40.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 C$
(24.47 $)
50.57 C$
(37.50 $)
     +53.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.10 C$
(4.52 $)
6.80 C$
(5.04 $)
     +11.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,117.00 C$
(25,299.02 $)
47,199.25 C$
(35,000.00 $)
     +38.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,663.68 C$
(21,996.72 $)
36,628.70 C$
(27,161.54 $)
     +23.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.55 C$
(142.78 $)
352.29 C$
(261.24 $)
     +83.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.98 C$
(48.93 $)
88.24 C$
(65.43 $)
     +33.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.94 C$
(55.57 $)
92.63 C$
(68.69 $)
     +23.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.72 C$
(55.41 $)
84.59 C$
(62.73 $)
     +13.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.06 C$
(22.29 $)
54.62 C$
(40.50 $)
     +81.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$
(13.35 $)
20.23 C$
(15.00 $)
     +12.4 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,528.09 C$
(1,133.13 $)
2,725.15 C$
(2,020.80 $)
     +78.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,395.00 C$
(18,831.34 $)
40,456.50 C$
(30,000.00 $)
     +59.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.08 C$
(56.41 $)
90.03 C$
(66.76 $)
     +18.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.79 C$
(36.18 $)
84.28 C$
(62.50 $)
     +72.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 126.98 C$
(94.16 $)
137.04 C$
(101.62 $)
     +7.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 159.26 C$
(118.10 $)
204.04 C$
(151.30 $)
     +28.1 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,557.93 C$
(1,896.80 $)
3,256.02 C$
(2,414.46 $)
     +27.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,235.71 C$
(1,657.87 $)
2,443.00 C$
(1,811.58 $)
     +9.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,368.52 C$
(3,239.42 $)
5,893.16 C$
(4,370.00 $)
     +34.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,570.00 C$
(2,647.29 $)
4,421.90 C$
(3,279.00 $)
     +23.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,294.15 C$
(959.66 $)
1,158.98 C$
(859.43 $)
     -10.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,029.31 C$
(763.27 $)
683.50 C$
(506.84 $)
     -33.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,607.70 C$
(3,416.78 $)
8,861.63 C$
(6,571.23 $)
     +92.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.61 6.56      -0.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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