Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Toronto 

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Cost of Living in Toronto is 26.5% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Toronto is 40.3% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Toronto are 70.1% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 107.1% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 9.9% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 0.1% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(8.72 C$)
2,867.41 ¥
(25.00 C$)
     +186.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,125.00 ¥
(62.12 C$)
13,763.58 ¥
(120.00 C$)
     +93.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 ¥
(6.97 C$)
1,720.45 ¥
(15.00 C$)
     +115.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.36 C$)
917.57 ¥
(8.00 C$)
     +83.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 792.36 ¥
(6.91 C$)
1,146.97 ¥
(10.00 C$)
     +44.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 510.24 ¥
(4.45 C$)
619.57 ¥
(5.40 C$)
     +21.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 173.87 ¥
(1.52 C$)
340.03 ¥
(2.96 C$)
     +95.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 117.13 ¥
(1.02 C$)
257.25 ¥
(2.24 C$)
     +119.6 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 894.59 ¥
(7.80 C$)
1,836.26 ¥
(16.01 C$)
     +105.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 232.65 ¥
(2.03 C$)
397.52 ¥
(3.47 C$)
     +70.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 247.77 ¥
(2.16 C$)
240.86 ¥
(2.10 C$)
     -2.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 332.95 ¥
(2.90 C$)
555.22 ¥
(4.84 C$)
     +66.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,125.56 ¥
(9.81 C$)
817.91 ¥
(7.13 C$)
     -27.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 499.63 ¥
(4.36 C$)
894.08 ¥
(7.80 C$)
     +78.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,435.91 ¥
(12.52 C$)
999.70 ¥
(8.72 C$)
     -30.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 344.22 ¥
(3.00 C$)
272.81 ¥
(2.38 C$)
     -20.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 166.53 ¥
(1.45 C$)
105.62 ¥
(0.92 C$)
     -36.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 402.25 ¥
(3.51 C$)
281.74 ¥
(2.46 C$)
     -30.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 341.57 ¥
(2.98 C$)
269.83 ¥
(2.35 C$)
     -21.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 192.43 ¥
(1.68 C$)
190.09 ¥
(1.66 C$)
     -1.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 192.17 ¥
(1.68 C$)
198.81 ¥
(1.73 C$)
     +3.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 219.43 ¥
(1.91 C$)
361.18 ¥
(3.15 C$)
     +64.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.54 ¥
(1.13 C$)
277.80 ¥
(2.42 C$)
     +114.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,150.00 ¥
(10.03 C$)
2,179.23 ¥
(19.00 C$)
     +89.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 324.60 ¥
(2.83 C$)
399.93 ¥
(3.49 C$)
     +23.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 458.46 ¥
(4.00 C$)
427.21 ¥
(3.72 C$)
     -6.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(5.23 C$)
2,293.93 ¥
(20.00 C$)
     +282.3 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.74 C$)
384.23 ¥
(3.35 C$)
     +92.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,840.00 ¥
(68.35 C$)
17,892.66 ¥
(156.00 C$)
     +128.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(4.36 C$)
573.48 ¥
(5.00 C$)
     +14.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 692.02 ¥
(6.03 C$)
323.03 ¥
(2.82 C$)
     -53.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(33.04 C$)
3,555.59 ¥
(31.00 C$)
     -6.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 667.61 ¥
(5.82 C$)
702.23 ¥
(6.12 C$)
     +5.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥
(29,137.76 C$)
3,939,825.22 ¥
(34,350.00 C$)
     +17.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,493,125.00 ¥
(21,736.71 C$)
3,531,935.62 ¥
(30,793.75 C$)
     +41.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 26,466.83 ¥
(230.76 C$)
18,313.96 ¥
(159.67 C$)
     -30.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,878.60 ¥
(33.82 C$)
7,324.19 ¥
(63.86 C$)
     +88.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,798.43 ¥
(41.84 C$)
8,333.21 ¥
(72.65 C$)
     +73.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,624.14 ¥
(83.91 C$)
7,970.07 ¥
(69.49 C$)
     -17.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,080.44 ¥
(26.86 C$)
3,253.76 ¥
(28.37 C$)
     +5.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 ¥
(16.13 C$)
2,064.54 ¥
(18.00 C$)
     +11.6 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 78,645.64 ¥
(685.68 C$)
177,302.46 ¥
(1,545.84 C$)
     +125.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,170,118.59 ¥
(18,920.53 C$)
2,863,266.10 ¥
(24,963.85 C$)
     +31.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,328.32 ¥
(72.61 C$)
9,506.10 ¥
(82.88 C$)
     +14.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,471.58 ¥
(47.70 C$)
5,770.84 ¥
(50.31 C$)
     +5.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,394.35 ¥
(81.91 C$)
15,861.29 ¥
(138.29 C$)
     +68.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,427.62 ¥
(108.35 C$)
18,973.58 ¥
(165.42 C$)
     +52.7 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 160,822.36 ¥
(1,402.16 C$)
289,112.84 ¥
(2,520.68 C$)
     +79.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 89,995.21 ¥
(784.64 C$)
247,431.44 ¥
(2,157.27 C$)
     +174.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 424,592.82 ¥
(3,701.88 C$)
508,851.99 ¥
(4,436.51 C$)
     +19.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 183,456.81 ¥
(1,599.50 C$)
415,402.60 ¥
(3,621.75 C$)
     +126.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 133,971.00 ¥
(1,168.05 C$)
149,459.66 ¥
(1,303.09 C$)
     +11.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71,068.91 ¥
(619.63 C$)
116,980.17 ¥
(1,019.91 C$)
     +64.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 388,714.61 ¥
(3,389.07 C$)
545,141.06 ¥
(4,752.90 C$)
     +40.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.78 6.52      +266.2 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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