Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Hamilton 

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Consumer Prices in Hamilton are 7.34% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hamilton are 13.81% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Hamilton are 25.06% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Hamilton are 18.16% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Hamilton are 1.02% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Hamilton is 5.95% lower than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 19.00 C$      -24.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 C$ 80.00 C$      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$ 11.50 C$      -4.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 6.25 C$      -10.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$ 7.25 C$      -19.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.71 C$ 4.58 C$      -2.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 C$ 2.41 C$      -3.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 C$ 1.59 C$      -23.78 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.00 C$ 7.98 C$      -33.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.12 C$ 3.02 C$      -3.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.70 C$ 1.83 C$      +7.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.81 C$ 4.02 C$      +5.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.24 C$ 8.54 C$      +17.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.42 C$ 7.42 C$      -0.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.52 C$ 8.29 C$      +10.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.97 C$ 2.38 C$      +21.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 C$ 0.90 C$      +17.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 C$ 1.97 C$      +6.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 C$ 2.10 C$      +3.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 C$ 1.13 C$      -32.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 C$ 1.43 C$      +7.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.08 C$ 2.62 C$      -14.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 C$ 2.22 C$      +12.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.27 C$ 2.58 C$      -21.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 C$ 3.54 C$      -5.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.60 C$ 14.83 C$      -15.75 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$ 3.25 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$ 110.00 C$      -29.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.44 C$ 4.40 C$      -0.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 2.90 C$      +2.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$ 34.71 C$      +11.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.51 C$ 7.48 C$      -0.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 C$ 28,100.00 C$      +0.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,694.20 C$ 23,800.00 C$      -7.37 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.27 C$ 168.73 C$      -1.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 C$ 0.29 C$      -31.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.14 C$ 82.50 C$      +8.35 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.25 C$ 48.21 C$      -21.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.14 C$ 13.33 C$      -42.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 16.00 C$      +6.67 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,606.00 C$ 1,133.33 C$      -29.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,544.17 C$ 15,000.00 C$      -43.49 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.50 C$ 63.73 C$      -25.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.80 C$ 52.86 C$      +6.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 127.42 C$ 100.38 C$      -21.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.03 C$ 118.74 C$      -9.37 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,145.39 C$ 1,532.25 C$      -28.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,841.02 C$ 1,405.00 C$      -23.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,439.62 C$ 2,387.50 C$      -30.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,935.94 C$ 2,390.00 C$      -18.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,169.38 C$ 557.41 C$      -52.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 911.49 C$ 551.93 C$      -39.45 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,687.74 C$ 3,800.00 C$      -18.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.19 4.42      -14.83 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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