Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Guelph 

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Cost of Living in Guelph is 6.8% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Guelph is 12.6% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Guelph are 22.0% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Guelph are 15.7% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Guelph are 2.5% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Guelph is 8.6% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 20.00 C$      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 100.00 C$      -16.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 14.19 C$      -5.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 9.00 C$      +12.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 C$ 8.00 C$      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.39 C$ 4.50 C$      -16.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 C$ 2.56 C$      -9.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 C$ 2.17 C$      -1.5 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.63 C$ 9.52 C$      -39.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.46 C$ 3.00 C$      -13.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.10 C$ 3.45 C$      +64.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.59 C$ 3.79 C$      -17.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.05 C$ 5.44 C$      -22.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.82 C$ 4.38 C$      -44.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.55 C$ 16.00 C$      +87.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.37 C$ 2.77 C$      +16.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 C$ 0.65 C$      -30.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.38 C$ 1.98 C$      -16.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 C$ 1.38 C$      -39.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 C$ 2.16 C$      +34.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 1.70 C$      -1.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.05 C$ 3.20 C$      +5.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.38 C$ 1.65 C$      -30.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +11.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.39 C$ 3.43 C$      +1.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.70 C$ 3.62 C$      -2.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -25.0 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$ 3.00 C$      -10.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$ 85.00 C$      -45.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$ 3.00 C$      -40.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 4.02 C$      +42.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$ 40.00 C$      +29.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.02 C$ 5.85 C$      -2.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,087.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      -0.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,337.76 C$ 28,773.27 C$      -5.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.55 C$ 201.88 C$      +27.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.78 C$ 63.57 C$      +2.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.84 C$ 75.00 C$      +4.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.05 C$ 68.75 C$      -1.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.14 C$ 20.00 C$      -23.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -16.7 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,467.15 C$ 1,225.00 C$      -16.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,083.33 C$ 14,000.00 C$      -44.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.36 C$ 61.20 C$      -24.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.76 C$ 33.00 C$      -35.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.95 C$ 104.33 C$      -23.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 163.79 C$ 194.50 C$      +18.7 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,493.24 C$ 2,025.45 C$      -18.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,144.53 C$ 1,960.00 C$      -8.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,407.27 C$ 3,050.00 C$      -30.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,611.49 C$ 2,837.50 C$      -21.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,284.27 C$ 766.66 C$      -40.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 994.66 C$ 699.99 C$      -29.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Guelph Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,752.89 C$ 4,506.94 C$      -5.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.45 6.76      +4.9 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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