Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 10.28% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 29.31% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Toronto are 77.04% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 22.45% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 3.98% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 1.08% higher than in Montreal
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Restaurants Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$ 90.00 C$      +28.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$ 12.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 8.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 C$ 4.38 C$      +11.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 C$ 2.35 C$      +13.79 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 C$ 1.91 C$      +15.80 %
Markets Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.30 C$ 11.61 C$      +24.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.19 C$ 2.59 C$      -18.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 C$ 1.49 C$      +11.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 C$ 3.43 C$      +1.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.66 C$ 6.63 C$      -13.48 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.58 C$ 6.09 C$      -7.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.17 C$ 7.37 C$      -9.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 C$ 1.76 C$      +0.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$ 0.73 C$      -18.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 C$ 1.63 C$      -14.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 C$ 1.62 C$      -22.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 C$ 1.20 C$      +1.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 C$ 1.11 C$      -2.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.68 C$ 2.29 C$      -14.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 C$ 2.11 C$      +2.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 16.00 C$      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 C$ 3.30 C$      +16.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 C$ 3.83 C$      +9.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.15 C$ 15.00 C$      +23.46 %
Transportation Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 3.25 C$      -7.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.50 C$ 151.15 C$      +74.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 4.00 C$      +14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 3.22 C$      +14.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$ 35.00 C$      -10.26 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.51 C$ 4.27 C$      -5.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,750.00 C$ 26,890.00 C$      +8.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,971.72 C$ 25,932.48 C$      +3.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 97.45 C$ 150.75 C$      +54.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 C$ 0.46 C$      +28.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.80 C$ 70.47 C$      +10.46 %
Sports And Leisure Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.27 C$ 55.98 C$      +68.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.48 C$ 27.33 C$      +47.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +7.14 %
Childcare Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 676.38 C$ 1,552.56 C$      +129.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,586.96 C$ 26,984.78 C$      +214.25 %
Clothing And Shoes Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.11 C$ 77.00 C$      +11.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.03 C$ 46.62 C$      +3.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.59 C$ 108.85 C$      +4.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.46 C$ 134.01 C$      +7.68 %
Rent Per Month Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,300.45 C$ 2,209.43 C$      +69.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 849.30 C$ 1,808.37 C$      +112.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,254.48 C$ 3,603.03 C$      +59.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,466.81 C$ 2,773.38 C$      +89.08 %
Buy Apartment Price Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 549.12 C$ 1,055.55 C$      +92.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 326.64 C$ 804.21 C$      +146.20 %
Salaries And Financing Montreal[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,128.36 C$ 4,088.76 C$      +30.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 3.22      +1.67 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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