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Cost of Living Comparison Between Ottawa and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 16.37% higher than in Ottawa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 27.73% higher than in Ottawa
Rent Prices in Toronto are 53.45% higher than in Ottawa
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 11.15% higher than in Ottawa
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 21.38% higher than in Ottawa
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 37.64% lower than in Ottawa
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 80.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 11.00 C$      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.50 C$      +7.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.13 C$ 4.38 C$      +5.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 C$ 2.34 C$      +14.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 C$ 1.79 C$      +6.97 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.28 C$ 10.76 C$      +29.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.61 C$ 2.74 C$      +5.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.54 C$ 1.96 C$      +27.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.04 C$ 3.46 C$      +13.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.34 C$ 8.95 C$      +67.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.02 C$ 6.79 C$      +12.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.06 C$ 9.59 C$      +35.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 C$ 1.85 C$      +4.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 C$ 0.80 C$      +9.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.98 C$ 2.02 C$      +2.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 C$ 1.88 C$      +22.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.91 C$ 1.42 C$      +55.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 C$ 1.41 C$      +48.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 C$ 2.74 C$      +10.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 C$ 2.20 C$      +21.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 16.38 C$      +9.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.47 C$ 3.12 C$      +26.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 C$ 3.24 C$      +11.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +7.14 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 3.25 C$      -7.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 116.50 C$ 151.00 C$      +29.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.85 C$ 4.00 C$      +3.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.83 C$ 3.22 C$      +13.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.79 C$ 31.35 C$      +58.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.45 C$ 4.69 C$      +5.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 26,000.00 C$      +4.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,264.50 C$ 24,793.78 C$      +6.57 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.76 C$ 133.77 C$      -6.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$ 0.45 C$      +74.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.20 C$ 66.10 C$      +1.38 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.12 C$ 55.19 C$      -3.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.45 C$ 35.67 C$      +45.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +7.14 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,126.50 C$ 1,524.07 C$      +35.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,944.44 C$ 26,038.46 C$      +101.16 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.84 C$ 73.39 C$      +13.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.73 C$ 44.86 C$      -11.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.62 C$ 112.67 C$      +6.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.16 C$ 138.19 C$      -0.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,371.35 C$ 2,148.71 C$      +56.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,063.10 C$ 1,719.60 C$      +61.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,293.55 C$ 3,542.02 C$      +54.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,745.00 C$ 2,522.62 C$      +44.56 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 461.46 C$ 997.97 C$      +116.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 271.68 C$ 774.96 C$      +185.25 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,224.13 C$ 3,364.63 C$      -20.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.61 3.47      -3.97 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:340750
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CAD