Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 20.0% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 28.7% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 42.7% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 51.3% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 6.1% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 13.9% higher than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(2,800.07 ¥)
8.93 C$
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -64.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$
(13,440.33 ¥)
62.50 C$
(7,000.00 ¥)
     -47.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(1,680.04 ¥)
7.14 C$
(800.00 ¥)
     -52.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 C$
(952.02 ¥)
4.46 C$
(500.00 ¥)
     -47.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 C$
(1,120.03 ¥)
7.14 C$
(800.00 ¥)
     -28.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.43 C$
(607.74 ¥)
4.43 C$
(496.51 ¥)
     -18.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 C$
(321.63 ¥)
1.55 C$
(173.06 ¥)
     -46.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 C$
(250.72 ¥)
1.03 C$
(115.78 ¥)
     -53.8 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.09 C$
(1,801.77 ¥)
7.99 C$
(895.13 ¥)
     -50.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.43 C$
(383.79 ¥)
2.18 C$
(244.11 ¥)
     -36.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.18 C$
(244.47 ¥)
2.01 C$
(225.68 ¥)
     -7.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.89 C$
(548.16 ¥)
2.96 C$
(332.08 ¥)
     -39.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.88 C$
(770.46 ¥)
10.05 C$
(1,125.56 ¥)
     +46.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.71 C$
(864.05 ¥)
4.49 C$
(502.53 ¥)
     -41.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.65 C$
(968.37 ¥)
12.82 C$
(1,435.91 ¥)
     +48.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.46 C$
(275.09 ¥)
3.37 C$
(377.64 ¥)
     +37.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$
(99.93 ¥)
1.58 C$
(177.30 ¥)
     +77.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 C$
(277.83 ¥)
3.49 C$
(391.41 ¥)
     +40.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 C$
(258.74 ¥)
3.03 C$
(339.82 ¥)
     +31.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 C$
(187.07 ¥)
1.76 C$
(197.12 ¥)
     +5.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$
(192.40 ¥)
1.72 C$
(192.17 ¥)
     -0.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.13 C$
(350.68 ¥)
1.90 C$
(212.29 ¥)
     -39.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 C$
(275.65 ¥)
1.19 C$
(133.32 ¥)
     -51.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$
(2,128.05 ¥)
9.82 C$
(1,100.00 ¥)
     -48.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.34 C$
(374.03 ¥)
2.92 C$
(327.48 ¥)
     -12.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.87 C$
(433.32 ¥)
4.09 C$
(458.46 ¥)
     +5.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$
(2,240.05 ¥)
5.36 C$
(600.00 ¥)
     -73.2 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 C$
(375.21 ¥)
1.79 C$
(200.00 ¥)
     -46.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 C$
(17,472.43 ¥)
69.64 C$
(7,800.00 ¥)
     -55.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$
(560.01 ¥)
4.46 C$
(500.00 ¥)
     -10.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(315.44 ¥)
5.75 C$
(643.74 ¥)
     +104.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 C$
(3,472.09 ¥)
33.83 C$
(3,789.47 ¥)
     +9.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.11 C$
(684.07 ¥)
5.87 C$
(657.88 ¥)
     -3.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,350.00 C$
(3,847,294.45 ¥)
29,838.55 C$
(3,342,000.00 ¥)
     -13.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,645.69 C$
(3,432,402.05 ¥)
21,027.96 C$
(2,355,189.47 ¥)
     -31.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180.93 C$
(20,264.85 ¥)
243.00 C$
(27,217.07 ¥)
     +34.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.62 C$
(7,461.11 ¥)
34.47 C$
(3,860.62 ¥)
     -48.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.04 C$
(8,292.72 ¥)
43.57 C$
(4,879.97 ¥)
     -41.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.80 C$
(8,153.80 ¥)
82.84 C$
(9,278.82 ¥)
     +13.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.11 C$
(3,260.52 ¥)
25.26 C$
(2,828.65 ¥)
     -13.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$
(2,016.05 ¥)
16.52 C$
(1,850.00 ¥)
     -8.2 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,545.84 C$
(173,138.33 ¥)
675.43 C$
(75,650.00 ¥)
     -56.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,963.85 C$
(2,796,019.41 ¥)
19,779.09 C$
(2,215,312.50 ¥)
     -20.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.54 C$
(9,020.47 ¥)
69.82 C$
(7,819.90 ¥)
     -13.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.62 C$
(5,669.32 ¥)
47.81 C$
(5,354.76 ¥)
     -5.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.33 C$
(14,933.70 ¥)
81.30 C$
(9,105.42 ¥)
     -39.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.74 C$
(18,114.80 ¥)
106.92 C$
(11,975.45 ¥)
     -33.9 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,515.79 C$
(281,775.63 ¥)
1,346.16 C$
(150,773.28 ¥)
     -46.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,229.10 C$
(249,665.83 ¥)
771.76 C$
(86,439.14 ¥)
     -65.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,441.54 C$
(497,464.52 ¥)
3,677.13 C$
(411,848.99 ¥)
     -17.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,602.33 C$
(403,471.24 ¥)
1,542.94 C$
(172,813.70 ¥)
     -57.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,289.89 C$
(144,470.79 ¥)
1,026.24 C$
(114,941.35 ¥)
     -20.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,020.96 C$
(114,350.20 ¥)
550.82 C$
(61,693.47 ¥)
     -46.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,772.45 C$
(534,527.89 ¥)
3,874.88 C$
(433,997.77 ¥)
     -18.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 1.67      -74.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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