Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 13.57% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 21.00% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Toronto are 30.72% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 16.63% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 6.19% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 1.30% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(26.26 C$)
11.42 £
(20.00 C$)
     -23.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(105.04 C$)
51.41 £
(90.00 C$)
     -14.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(10.50 C$)
6.28 £
(11.00 C$)
     +4.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(8.75 C$)
4.00 £
(7.00 C$)
     -20.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(8.75 C$)
4.57 £
(8.00 C$)
     -8.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.94 £
(5.15 C$)
2.58 £
(4.51 C$)
     -12.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 £
(2.72 C$)
1.39 £
(2.43 C$)
     -10.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 £
(2.07 C$)
1.13 £
(1.99 C$)
     -4.23 %
Markets
London Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £
(6.21 C$)
6.95 £
(12.16 C$)
     +95.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.61 C$)
1.49 £
(2.60 C$)
     +61.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 £
(1.19 C$)
0.95 £
(1.66 C$)
     +39.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 £
(3.85 C$)
1.94 £
(3.40 C$)
     -11.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.09 £
(5.41 C$)
3.53 £
(6.18 C$)
     +14.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.77 £
(4.85 C$)
3.57 £
(6.25 C$)
     +28.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.45 £
(7.80 C$)
4.13 £
(7.23 C$)
     -7.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.70 C$)
1.04 £
(1.82 C$)
     +6.98 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.86 C$)
0.41 £
(0.72 C$)
     -16.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(1.49 C$)
0.91 £
(1.59 C$)
     +6.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £
(2.04 C$)
1.00 £
(1.75 C$)
     -14.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.97 C$)
0.75 £
(1.31 C$)
     +35.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.92 C$)
0.68 £
(1.19 C$)
     +28.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(1.40 C$)
1.46 £
(2.56 C$)
     +83.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £
(1.58 C$)
1.25 £
(2.19 C$)
     +38.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(14.01 C$)
9.14 £
(16.00 C$)
     +14.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(3.18 C$)
1.89 £
(3.30 C$)
     +3.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(3.44 C$)
2.15 £
(3.77 C$)
     +9.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(21.01 C$)
8.57 £
(15.00 C$)
     -28.60 %
Transportation
London Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.90 C$)
1.86 £
(3.25 C$)
     -33.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 £
(264.51 C$)
89.11 £
(156.00 C$)
     -41.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(4.55 C$)
2.43 £
(4.25 C$)
     -6.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(4.79 C$)
1.84 £
(3.22 C$)
     -32.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(50.42 C$)
17.71 £
(31.00 C$)
     -38.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.56 £
(7.99 C$)
2.33 £
(4.08 C$)
     -48.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(40,560.15 C$)
14,936.59 £
(26,150.00 C$)
     -35.53 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,738.27 £
(39,808.68 C$)
14,689.83 £
(25,718.00 C$)
     -35.40 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.43 £
(301.88 C$)
93.75 £
(164.12 C$)
     -45.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.22 C$)
0.20 £
(0.36 C$)
     +66.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.06 £
(56.13 C$)
42.00 £
(73.53 C$)
     +30.99 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.26 £
(79.23 C$)
31.97 £
(55.97 C$)
     -29.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.53 £
(18.44 C$)
14.81 £
(25.93 C$)
     +40.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.70 £
(23.99 C$)
8.57 £
(15.00 C$)
     -37.46 %
Childcare
London Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,449.67 £
(2,537.98 C$)
981.76 £
(1,718.80 C$)
     -32.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,146.00 £
(31,768.83 C$)
15,562.61 £
(27,246.00 C$)
     -14.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.71 £
(113.29 C$)
42.81 £
(74.94 C$)
     -33.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.14 £
(54.52 C$)
28.42 £
(49.76 C$)
     -8.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.43 £
(125.06 C$)
63.39 £
(110.98 C$)
     -11.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.59 £
(158.61 C$)
84.21 £
(147.42 C$)
     -7.05 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,686.01 £
(2,951.76 C$)
1,161.39 £
(2,033.29 C$)
     -31.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,243.86 £
(2,177.66 C$)
992.13 £
(1,736.96 C$)
     -20.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,193.02 £
(5,590.14 C$)
1,987.51 £
(3,479.59 C$)
     -37.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,085.67 £
(3,651.46 C$)
1,542.74 £
(2,700.93 C$)
     -26.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,020.78 £
(1,787.12 C$)
615.06 £
(1,076.81 C$)
     -39.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 521.34 £
(912.72 C$)
485.81 £
(850.52 C$)
     -6.81 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,938.84 £
(5,145.14 C$)
2,351.83 £
(4,117.42 C$)
     -19.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.65 2.75      +3.70 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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