Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 16.34% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 24.47% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Toronto are 35.15% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 19.84% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 3.62% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 13.96% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.61 $
(15.00 £)
15.67 $
(20.00 C$)
     -23.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.44 $
(60.00 £)
62.69 $
(80.00 C$)
     -23.95 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.24 $
(6.00 £)
8.73 $
(11.14 C$)
     +5.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.87 $
(5.00 £)
5.49 $
(7.00 C$)
     -20.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.87 $
(5.00 £)
6.27 $
(8.00 C$)
     -8.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 $
(2.98 £)
3.64 $
(4.64 C$)
     -11.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(1.46 £)
1.99 $
(2.54 C$)
     -0.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 $
(1.16 £)
1.49 $
(1.90 C$)
     -6.09 %
Markets
London Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.89 $
(3.56 £)
8.95 $
(11.43 C$)
     +83.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.29 $
(0.94 £)
2.04 $
(2.60 C$)
     +57.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 $
(0.71 £)
1.16 $
(1.48 C$)
     +19.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 $
(2.22 £)
2.70 $
(3.44 C$)
     -11.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.22 $
(3.07 £)
5.32 $
(6.79 C$)
     +26.04 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.80 $
(2.77 £)
5.00 $
(6.37 C$)
     +31.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 $
(4.85 £)
5.76 $
(7.34 C$)
     -13.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.35 $
(0.99 £)
1.46 $
(1.86 C$)
     +7.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $
(0.48 £)
0.56 $
(0.72 C$)
     -14.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 $
(0.89 £)
1.24 $
(1.58 C$)
     +1.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 $
(1.12 £)
1.43 $
(1.83 C$)
     -6.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
1.01 $
(1.29 C$)
     +42.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 $
(0.53 £)
0.96 $
(1.23 C$)
     +30.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 $
(0.78 £)
1.99 $
(2.53 C$)
     +84.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.35 $
(0.98 £)
1.58 $
(2.01 C$)
     +16.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.99 $
(8.00 £)
12.54 $
(16.00 C$)
     +14.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(1.87 £)
2.51 $
(3.20 C$)
     -2.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 $
(2.14 £)
2.70 $
(3.45 C$)
     -8.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.52 $
(12.75 £)
11.76 $
(15.00 C$)
     -32.90 %
Transportation
London Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.85 $
(2.80 £)
2.55 $
(3.25 C$)
     -33.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.10 $
(158.00 £)
122.26 $
(156.00 C$)
     -43.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.12 $
(3.00 £)
3.33 $
(4.25 C$)
     -19.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.76 $
(2.74 £)
2.52 $
(3.22 C$)
     -32.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.57 $
(28.80 £)
24.32 $
(31.03 C$)
     -38.55 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.47 $
(4.71 £)
3.75 $
(4.79 C$)
     -41.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,015.35 $
(23,300.00 £)
19,984.01 $
(25,500.00 C$)
     -37.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,266.06 $
(23,482.47 £)
19,852.07 $
(25,331.63 C$)
     -38.47 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 254.83 $
(185.46 £)
128.80 $
(164.35 C$)
     -49.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $
(0.13 £)
0.27 $
(0.34 C$)
     +43.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.23 $
(32.19 £)
58.40 $
(74.52 C$)
     +32.04 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.24 $
(46.03 £)
43.73 $
(55.80 C$)
     -30.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.05 $
(9.50 £)
17.62 $
(22.48 C$)
     +34.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.89 $
(14.47 £)
11.76 $
(15.00 C$)
     -40.90 %
Childcare
London Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,923.35 $
(1,399.77 £)
1,282.89 $
(1,637.00 C$)
     -33.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,726.34 $
(17,995.24 £)
18,402.05 $
(23,481.38 C$)
     -25.58 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.95 $
(56.00 £)
55.15 $
(70.37 C$)
     -28.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.90 $
(28.31 £)
35.69 $
(45.55 C$)
     -8.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.86 $
(75.59 £)
86.31 $
(110.14 C$)
     -16.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.46 $
(88.39 £)
113.50 $
(144.83 C$)
     -6.55 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,329.28 $
(1,695.20 £)
1,525.68 $
(1,946.80 C$)
     -34.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,772.75 $
(1,290.17 £)
1,288.77 $
(1,644.50 C$)
     -27.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,446.92 $
(3,236.36 £)
2,629.66 $
(3,355.50 C$)
     -40.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,956.95 $
(2,152.00 £)
2,017.59 $
(2,574.49 C$)
     -31.77 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,535.85 $
(1,117.76 £)
762.66 $
(973.16 C$)
     -50.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 742.16 $
(540.13 £)
672.34 $
(857.92 C$)
     -9.41 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,182.91 $
(3,044.22 £)
3,600.05 $
(4,593.73 C$)
     -13.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 2.43      -4.08 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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