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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 9.82% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 5.82% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 1.19% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 7.91% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 7.53% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 15.82% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 17.00 C$      -15.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 80.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.75 C$ 10.00 C$      -6.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.41 C$ 4.36 C$      -1.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 C$ 2.03 C$      -15.67 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$ 1.73 C$      -6.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.95 C$ 9.49 C$      -13.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 C$ 3.02 C$      +7.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.05 C$ 1.89 C$      -7.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.49 C$ 4.01 C$      +14.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.84 C$ 7.39 C$      -16.33 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 7.21 C$ 6.97 C$      -3.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.31 C$ 8.29 C$      -19.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 C$ 1.74 C$      -14.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$ 0.82 C$      -9.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.26 C$ 1.76 C$      -21.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 C$ 2.22 C$      +10.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 C$ 1.41 C$      -8.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 1.43 C$      -3.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.93 C$ 2.60 C$      -11.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 C$ 2.55 C$      +0.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 C$ 20.00 C$      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.19 C$ 2.88 C$      -9.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 C$ 3.82 C$      +12.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$ 2.95 C$      -9.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.00 C$ 98.00 C$      -35.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$ 3.50 C$      -12.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 3.04 C$      -5.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$ 33.70 C$      -0.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.73 C$ 5.78 C$      +22.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 25,220.00 C$      +0.88 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,575.65 C$ 23,536.67 C$      -4.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.27 C$ 86.50 C$      -33.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.46 C$ 0.37 C$      -18.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.95 C$ 73.17 C$      +10.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.38 C$ 53.98 C$      -4.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.88 C$ 16.17 C$      -54.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,526.24 C$ 1,264.40 C$      -17.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,434.78 C$ 22,333.33 C$      -15.52 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.96 C$ 68.44 C$      -8.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.19 C$ 50.56 C$      +9.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.52 C$ 106.70 C$      -5.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.34 C$ 139.05 C$      -0.21 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,158.03 C$ 2,028.64 C$      -6.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,728.42 C$ 1,600.53 C$      -7.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,549.64 C$ 3,764.17 C$      +6.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,531.71 C$ 2,693.32 C$      +6.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 990.19 C$ 1,152.09 C$      +16.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 790.31 C$ 873.36 C$      +10.51 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,403.53 C$ 3,712.27 C$      +9.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.51 3.80      +8.33 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:750507
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: CAD