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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 5.12% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 2.25% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Toronto are 2.25% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 7.69% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 1.34% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 12.14% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.50 C$ 20.00 C$      +14.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 80.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 11.50 C$      +15.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 8.00 C$      +6.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.42 C$ 4.49 C$      +1.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 C$ 2.40 C$      +12.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 C$ 1.83 C$      -3.17 %
Markets Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.75 C$ 11.15 C$      +27.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.11 C$ 2.68 C$      -13.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.90 C$ 1.61 C$      -15.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.94 C$ 3.45 C$      -12.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.87 C$ 9.30 C$      +18.12 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.11 C$ 6.43 C$      -9.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.64 C$ 9.44 C$      +9.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 C$ 1.85 C$      +3.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$ 0.81 C$      -3.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 C$ 1.98 C$      +6.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 C$ 1.85 C$      -16.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 C$ 1.40 C$      -2.67 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.61 C$ 1.39 C$      -13.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.85 C$ 2.70 C$      -5.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.64 C$ 2.01 C$      -23.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 16.00 C$      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.13 C$ 3.25 C$      +3.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.92 C$ 3.32 C$      -15.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Transportation Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$ 3.25 C$      +8.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 C$ 151.15 C$      +54.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 4.00 C$      +14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 C$ 3.22 C$      +5.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.86 C$ 31.12 C$      -8.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.68 C$ 4.52 C$      -20.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 26,000.00 C$      +4.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,370.74 C$ 25,484.17 C$      +9.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 84.53 C$ 139.73 C$      +65.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 C$ 0.40 C$      +2.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.83 C$ 65.66 C$      -9.84 %
Sports And Leisure Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.68 C$ 54.65 C$      +3.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.19 C$ 31.45 C$      +94.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Childcare Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,226.61 C$ 1,531.87 C$      +24.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,285.71 C$ 25,133.33 C$      +18.08 %
Clothing And Shoes Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.78 C$ 72.69 C$      +1.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.56 C$ 46.51 C$      -8.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 109.81 C$ 107.10 C$      -2.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 146.13 C$ 133.93 C$      -8.35 %
Rent Per Month Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,064.37 C$ 2,176.86 C$      +5.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,614.29 C$ 1,737.22 C$      +7.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,788.16 C$ 3,460.98 C$      -8.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,747.57 C$ 2,592.53 C$      -5.64 %
Buy Apartment Price Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,159.58 C$ 1,003.88 C$      -13.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 864.64 C$ 761.34 C$      -11.95 %
Salaries And Financing Vancouver[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,956.42 C$ 3,554.50 C$      -10.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.63 3.35      -7.65 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:515776
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CAD