Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 14.91% higher than in Dubai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 16.42% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Toronto are 18.96% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 4.35% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 43.30% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 3.30% lower than in Dubai
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Restaurants
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 AED
(12.11 C$)
57.81 AED
(20.00 C$)
     +65.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 AED
(86.49 C$)
231.23 AED
(80.00 C$)
     -7.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 28.00 AED
(9.69 C$)
34.68 AED
(12.00 C$)
     +23.87 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 AED
(15.57 C$)
20.23 AED
(7.00 C$)
     -55.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 AED
(15.57 C$)
26.01 AED
(9.00 C$)
     -42.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.00 AED
(6.57 C$)
13.83 AED
(4.78 C$)
     -27.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.94 AED
(1.36 C$)
7.03 AED
(2.43 C$)
     +78.43 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 AED
(0.59 C$)
5.35 AED
(1.85 C$)
     +213.56 %
Markets
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.28 AED
(7.71 C$)
30.62 AED
(10.59 C$)
     +37.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.07 AED
(1.41 C$)
7.60 AED
(2.63 C$)
     +86.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.11 AED
(1.08 C$)
4.11 AED
(1.42 C$)
     +32.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.58 AED
(3.31 C$)
10.24 AED
(3.54 C$)
     +6.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.40 AED
(5.33 C$)
20.58 AED
(7.12 C$)
     +33.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.41 AED
(3.60 C$)
17.70 AED
(6.12 C$)
     +69.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.66 AED
(6.11 C$)
21.06 AED
(7.29 C$)
     +19.27 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.71 AED
(1.28 C$)
4.91 AED
(1.70 C$)
     +32.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.77 AED
(0.96 C$)
2.07 AED
(0.72 C$)
     -25.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 AED
(0.93 C$)
4.67 AED
(1.61 C$)
     +72.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.19 AED
(0.76 C$)
4.97 AED
(1.72 C$)
     +126.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.63 AED
(0.56 C$)
3.52 AED
(1.22 C$)
     +115.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 AED
(0.48 C$)
3.35 AED
(1.16 C$)
     +142.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.37 AED
(2.20 C$)
6.89 AED
(2.38 C$)
     +8.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 AED
(0.69 C$)
5.18 AED
(1.79 C$)
     +158.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 AED
(17.30 C$)
43.36 AED
(15.00 C$)
     -13.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.51 AED
(4.67 C$)
9.21 AED
(3.18 C$)
     -31.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.77 AED
(7.53 C$)
10.02 AED
(3.47 C$)
     -53.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED
(7.61 C$)
47.88 AED
(16.56 C$)
     +117.63 %
Transportation
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED
(1.73 C$)
9.39 AED
(3.25 C$)
     +87.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(103.79 C$)
450.90 AED
(156.00 C$)
     +50.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(4.15 C$)
12.28 AED
(4.25 C$)
     +2.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.93 AED
(1.36 C$)
9.30 AED
(3.22 C$)
     +136.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(10.38 C$)
101.16 AED
(35.00 C$)
     +237.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9.34 AED
(3.23 C$)
15.22 AED
(5.27 C$)
     +62.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 89,000.00 AED
(30,791.54 C$)
75,150.52 AED
(26,000.00 C$)
     -15.56 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 71,514.03 AED
(24,741.87 C$)
72,907.10 AED
(25,223.84 C$)
     +1.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 735.36 AED
(254.42 C$)
455.21 AED
(157.49 C$)
     -38.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 AED
(0.16 C$)
1.11 AED
(0.38 C$)
     +145.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 358.69 AED
(124.10 C$)
211.44 AED
(73.15 C$)
     -41.05 %
Sports And Leisure
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 270.91 AED
(93.73 C$)
175.88 AED
(60.85 C$)
     -35.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 127.17 AED
(44.00 C$)
68.59 AED
(23.73 C$)
     -46.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 41.00 AED
(14.18 C$)
43.36 AED
(15.00 C$)
     +5.75 %
Childcare
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,699.26 AED
(933.87 C$)
4,909.52 AED
(1,698.56 C$)
     +81.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 48,390.24 AED
(16,741.69 C$)
73,073.04 AED
(25,281.25 C$)
     +51.01 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 234.40 AED
(81.10 C$)
211.78 AED
(73.27 C$)
     -9.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 210.73 AED
(72.91 C$)
137.29 AED
(47.50 C$)
     -34.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 334.89 AED
(115.86 C$)
322.53 AED
(111.58 C$)
     -3.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 333.79 AED
(115.48 C$)
404.41 AED
(139.91 C$)
     +21.16 %
Rent Per Month
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,091.03 AED
(1,761.36 C$)
5,817.44 AED
(2,012.67 C$)
     +14.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,256.34 AED
(1,126.60 C$)
4,932.27 AED
(1,706.43 C$)
     +51.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,531.57 AED
(3,297.66 C$)
10,153.20 AED
(3,512.73 C$)
     +6.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,599.51 AED
(2,283.25 C$)
7,982.91 AED
(2,761.86 C$)
     +20.96 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,221.88 AED
(422.74 C$)
3,034.07 AED
(1,049.70 C$)
     +148.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 801.26 AED
(277.21 C$)
2,461.56 AED
(851.63 C$)
     +207.21 %
Salaries And Financing
Dubai Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,424.94 AED
(4,298.69 C$)
13,988.87 AED
(4,839.76 C$)
     +12.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.92 2.47      -36.84 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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