Cost of Living Comparison Between Edmonton and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 9.5% higher than in Edmonton (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 32.0% higher than in Edmonton
Rent Prices in Toronto are 96.7% higher than in Edmonton
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 31.8% higher than in Edmonton
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 6.5% higher than in Edmonton
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 16.6% lower than in Edmonton
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Restaurants
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 25.00 C$      +25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 120.00 C$      +50.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +25.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 8.50 C$      +21.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 10.00 C$      +25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 C$ 5.45 C$      +12.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 C$ 2.87 C$      +23.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 C$ 2.25 C$      +6.9 %
Markets
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.38 C$ 16.09 C$      +91.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.91 C$ 3.43 C$      +17.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.86 C$ 2.18 C$      +17.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.74 C$ 4.89 C$      +3.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.73 C$ 6.88 C$      -11.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.81 C$ 7.77 C$      +14.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.64 C$ 8.65 C$      +0.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.61 C$ 2.45 C$      -6.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 C$ 0.89 C$      +7.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.33 C$ 2.48 C$      +6.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 C$ 2.31 C$      -0.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.39 C$ 1.67 C$      +20.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 C$ 1.72 C$      +30.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.77 C$ 3.13 C$      -16.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.49 C$ 2.46 C$      -1.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.24 C$ 19.00 C$      +10.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.58 C$ 3.42 C$      -25.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.75 C$ 3.87 C$      -18.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.45 C$ 20.00 C$      +14.6 %
Transportation
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 3.35 C$      -4.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$ 156.00 C$      +56.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 C$ 5.00 C$      +22.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 2.82 C$      0.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$ 31.00 C$      +3.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.31 C$ 6.11 C$      +15.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 34,350.00 C$      +1.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,309.65 C$ 30,645.69 C$      +8.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.54 C$ 170.84 C$      -41.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.34 C$ 66.25 C$      +1.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.12 C$ 74.04 C$      -9.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.17 C$ 72.80 C$      +11.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 C$ 29.11 C$      -3.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.50 C$ 18.00 C$      +9.1 %
Childcare
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 850.00 C$ 1,545.84 C$      +81.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,783.33 C$ 24,963.85 C$      +155.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.61 C$ 80.54 C$      +10.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.36 C$ 50.62 C$      +4.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.61 C$ 133.33 C$      +25.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.21 C$ 161.74 C$      +49.5 %
Rent Per Month
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,352.57 C$ 2,515.39 C$      +86.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,161.13 C$ 2,229.10 C$      +92.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,212.40 C$ 4,465.15 C$      +101.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,787.25 C$ 3,602.33 C$      +101.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 382.83 C$ 1,307.77 C$      +241.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.81 C$ 1,020.96 C$      +297.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Edmonton Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,290.76 C$ 4,723.31 C$      +10.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.22 6.57      +5.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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