Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Hamilton 

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Rent Prices in Hamilton are 27.9% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Hamilton are 16.4% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Hamilton are 4.6% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Hamilton 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$ 14.00 C$      -6.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 C$ 8.00 C$      -5.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 C$ 8.00 C$      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.45 C$ 4.71 C$      -13.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 C$ 2.50 C$      -13.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 C$ 2.08 C$      -7.9 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.09 C$ 10.74 C$      -33.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.43 C$ 3.03 C$      -11.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.18 C$ 1.68 C$      -23.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.89 C$ 4.24 C$      -13.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.88 C$ 13.45 C$      +95.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.77 C$ 8.66 C$      +11.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.65 C$ 10.18 C$      +17.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 2.30 C$      -6.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$ 0.73 C$      -18.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 C$ 2.64 C$      +6.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 C$ 1.91 C$      -17.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 C$ 1.20 C$      -28.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 1.92 C$      +12.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.13 C$ 3.32 C$      +5.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 C$ 2.74 C$      +11.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -21.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.42 C$ 3.28 C$      -4.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.87 C$ 3.39 C$      -12.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 19.00 C$      -5.0 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$ 3.50 C$      +4.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$ 114.40 C$      -26.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$ 4.25 C$      -15.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 2.41 C$      -14.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$ ?     
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.11 C$ 5.68 C$      -7.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,350.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      -1.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,645.69 C$ 27,519.78 C$      -10.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.84 C$ 257.82 C$      +50.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.25 C$ 56.97 C$      -14.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.04 C$ 73.16 C$      -1.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.80 C$ 38.89 C$      -46.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.11 C$ 35.00 C$      +20.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 19.00 C$      +5.6 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,545.84 C$ 1,166.67 C$      -24.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,963.85 C$ 30,000.00 C$      +20.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.54 C$ 84.22 C$      +4.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.62 C$ 60.00 C$      +18.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.33 C$ 129.25 C$      -3.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.74 C$ 158.00 C$      -2.3 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,515.48 C$ 1,998.12 C$      -20.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,229.10 C$ 1,847.67 C$      -17.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,465.15 C$ 2,905.00 C$      -34.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,602.33 C$ 2,487.50 C$      -30.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,307.77 C$ 2,149.98 C$      +64.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,020.96 C$ 1,883.86 C$      +84.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Hamilton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,723.31 C$ 4,383.33 C$      -7.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.92      +5.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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