Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 12.1% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 14.9% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in London are 19.3% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in London are 11.5% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in London are 14.9% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in London is 4.2% lower than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 25.00 C$      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 95.00 C$      -20.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 14.00 C$      -6.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 C$ 7.00 C$      -17.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.45 C$ 4.57 C$      -16.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 C$ 2.83 C$      -1.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 C$ 2.45 C$      +8.8 %
Markets
Toronto Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.09 C$ 8.77 C$      -45.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.43 C$ 2.93 C$      -14.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.18 C$ 1.41 C$      -35.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.89 C$ 4.46 C$      -8.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.88 C$ 8.98 C$      +30.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.77 C$ 7.24 C$      -6.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.65 C$ 5.20 C$      -39.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 2.63 C$      +7.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$ 0.78 C$      -12.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 C$ 2.07 C$      -16.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 C$ 2.27 C$      -1.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 C$ 1.03 C$      -38.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 1.12 C$      -35.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.13 C$ 3.12 C$      -0.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 C$ 2.55 C$      +3.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$ 18.00 C$      -5.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.42 C$ 2.93 C$      -14.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.87 C$ 3.54 C$      -8.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 14.00 C$      -30.0 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$ 3.00 C$      -10.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$ 103.50 C$      -33.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +60.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 3.22 C$      +14.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$ 35.00 C$      +12.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.11 C$ 5.80 C$      -5.0 %
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$ 27,742.01 C$      -9.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.84 C$ 211.56 C$      +23.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.25 C$ 51.25 C$      -22.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.04 C$ 79.25 C$      +7.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.80 C$ 66.68 C$      -8.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.11 C$ 20.00 C$      -31.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -16.7 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,545.84 C$ 700.00 C$      -54.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,963.85 C$ 14,000.00 C$      -43.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.54 C$ 90.14 C$      +11.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.62 C$ 67.50 C$      +33.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.33 C$ 133.75 C$      +0.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.74 C$ 140.00 C$      -13.4 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,515.48 C$ 2,317.91 C$      -7.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,229.10 C$ 1,924.10 C$      -13.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,465.15 C$ 3,497.51 C$      -21.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,602.33 C$ 2,597.66 C$      -27.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,307.77 C$ 425.03 C$      -67.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,020.96 C$ 360.20 C$      -64.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,723.31 C$ 3,852.02 C$      -18.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 7.00      +6.4 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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