Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 12.23% lower than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in Toronto are 28.27% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 15.14% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 8.07% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 6.26% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(26.00 C$)
11.54 £
(20.00 C$)
     -23.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(103.99 C$)
51.93 £
(90.00 C$)
     -13.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(10.40 C$)
6.92 £
(12.00 C$)
     +15.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(8.67 C$)
4.04 £
(7.00 C$)
     -19.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(8.67 C$)
4.90 £
(8.50 C$)
     -1.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 £
(5.16 C$)
2.57 £
(4.46 C$)
     -13.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 £
(2.64 C$)
1.40 £
(2.43 C$)
     -8.16 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(2.00 C$)
1.13 £
(1.95 C$)
     -2.37 %
Markets
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £
(6.24 C$)
6.71 £
(11.62 C$)
     +86.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.61 C$)
1.50 £
(2.60 C$)
     +61.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £
(1.14 C$)
0.93 £
(1.61 C$)
     +40.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.17 £
(3.76 C$)
1.96 £
(3.39 C$)
     -9.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.02 £
(5.23 C$)
3.54 £
(6.14 C$)
     +17.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.83 £
(4.91 C$)
3.51 £
(6.08 C$)
     +23.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.24 £
(7.34 C$)
4.26 £
(7.39 C$)
     +0.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.66 C$)
1.08 £
(1.87 C$)
     +13.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.95 C$)
0.43 £
(0.74 C$)
     -21.83 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.55 C$)
0.96 £
(1.66 C$)
     +6.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.09 £
(1.89 C$)
0.95 £
(1.65 C$)
     -12.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.96 C$)
0.77 £
(1.33 C$)
     +38.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.90 C$)
0.66 £
(1.14 C$)
     +26.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(1.35 C$)
1.39 £
(2.40 C$)
     +78.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £
(1.49 C$)
1.28 £
(2.22 C$)
     +48.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(13.87 C$)
9.81 £
(17.00 C$)
     +22.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.97 £
(3.41 C$)
1.99 £
(3.45 C$)
     +1.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(3.48 C$)
2.32 £
(4.01 C$)
     +15.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(20.80 C$)
8.65 £
(15.00 C$)
     -27.88 %
Transportation
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.85 C$)
1.88 £
(3.25 C$)
     -33.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(259.98 C$)
89.14 £
(154.50 C$)
     -40.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(5.20 C$)
2.37 £
(4.10 C$)
     -21.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 £
(5.27 C$)
1.86 £
(3.22 C$)
     -38.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(49.92 C$)
20.19 £
(35.00 C$)
     -29.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.72 £
(8.19 C$)
2.39 £
(4.14 C$)
     -49.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,247.50 £
(38,558.84 C$)
14,712.87 £
(25,500.00 C$)
     -33.87 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,669.38 £
(39,290.04 C$)
14,617.15 £
(25,334.10 C$)
     -35.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.34 £
(310.82 C$)
87.94 £
(152.42 C$)
     -50.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.22 C$)
0.25 £
(0.44 C$)
     +98.56 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.33 £
(54.30 C$)
40.58 £
(70.33 C$)
     +29.53 %
Sports And Leisure
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.58 £
(75.54 C$)
32.68 £
(56.64 C$)
     -25.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(18.69 C$)
16.12 £
(27.93 C$)
     +49.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(22.53 C$)
8.65 £
(15.00 C$)
     -33.43 %
Childcare
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,470.00 £
(2,547.77 C$)
993.55 £
(1,722.00 C$)
     -32.41 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £
(31,449.27 C$)
15,281.43 £
(26,485.42 C$)
     -15.78 %
Clothing And Shoes
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.12 £
(116.34 C$)
44.40 £
(76.95 C$)
     -33.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.94 £
(57.10 C$)
27.69 £
(47.99 C$)
     -15.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.56 £
(124.02 C$)
62.46 £
(108.25 C$)
     -12.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.75 £
(160.75 C$)
78.19 £
(135.52 C$)
     -15.70 %
Rent Per Month
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.47 £
(2,950.67 C$)
1,241.38 £
(2,151.53 C$)
     -27.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,248.84 £
(2,164.45 C$)
1,026.06 £
(1,778.34 C$)
     -17.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,150.71 £
(5,460.74 C$)
2,014.25 £
(3,491.06 C$)
     -36.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,068.75 £
(3,585.51 C$)
1,578.94 £
(2,736.58 C$)
     -23.68 %
Buy Apartment Price
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.09 £
(1,847.72 C$)
614.39 £
(1,064.84 C$)
     -42.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.28 £
(972.80 C$)
490.99 £
(850.98 C$)
     -12.52 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] Toronto[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,820.32 £
(4,888.11 C$)
2,422.41 £
(4,198.46 C$)
     -14.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.80 3.06      +9.38 %
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