Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Ottawa 

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Consumer Prices in Ottawa are 14.83% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ottawa are 28.84% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Ottawa are 46.96% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Ottawa are 20.38% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Ottawa are 9.84% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Ottawa is 12.17% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Ottawa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(25.61 C$)
10.54 £
(18.00 C$)
     -29.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(102.44 C$)
46.85 £
(80.00 C$)
     -21.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(10.24 C$)
7.03 £
(12.00 C$)
     +17.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(8.54 C$)
4.10 £
(7.00 C$)
     -18.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.84 £
(8.27 C$)
4.69 £
(8.00 C$)
     -3.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 £
(4.94 C$)
2.62 £
(4.48 C$)
     -9.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 £
(2.54 C$)
1.39 £
(2.38 C$)
     -6.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £
(1.90 C$)
1.11 £
(1.89 C$)
     -0.38 %
Markets
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 £
(6.10 C$)
5.93 £
(10.13 C$)
     +66.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.54 C$)
1.61 £
(2.75 C$)
     +78.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £
(1.18 C$)
1.01 £
(1.73 C$)
     +46.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 £
(3.76 C$)
2.03 £
(3.46 C$)
     -8.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 £
(4.95 C$)
3.16 £
(5.39 C$)
     +9.04 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.85 £
(4.86 C$)
3.74 £
(6.38 C$)
     +31.27 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.52 £
(7.73 C$)
5.30 £
(9.05 C$)
     +17.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.71 C$)
1.09 £
(1.85 C$)
     +8.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.89 C$)
0.39 £
(0.67 C$)
     -24.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.56 C$)
1.10 £
(1.87 C$)
     +19.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.99 C$)
1.09 £
(1.87 C$)
     -6.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £
(0.96 C$)
0.58 £
(0.99 C$)
     +2.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.88 C$)
0.56 £
(0.95 C$)
     +8.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(1.33 C$)
1.48 £
(2.52 C$)
     +88.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 £
(1.44 C$)
0.94 £
(1.60 C$)
     +11.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(13.66 C$)
8.79 £
(15.00 C$)
     +9.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 £
(3.09 C$)
1.60 £
(2.73 C$)
     -11.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(3.42 C$)
1.76 £
(3.01 C$)
     -12.16 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.40 £
(21.17 C$)
9.96 £
(17.00 C$)
     -19.70 %
Transportation
London Edit Ottawa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.78 C$)
2.11 £
(3.60 C$)
     -24.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £
(267.77 C$)
70.28 £
(120.00 C$)
     -55.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(5.12 C$)
2.25 £
(3.85 C$)
     -24.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(4.67 C$)
1.89 £
(3.22 C$)
     -31.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(49.17 C$)
14.06 £
(24.00 C$)
     -51.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.53 £
(7.73 C$)
2.36 £
(4.03 C$)
     -47.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(39,300.13 C$)
15,227.81 £
(26,000.00 C$)
     -33.84 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £
(38,991.28 C$)
14,101.18 £
(24,076.39 C$)
     -38.25 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.40 £
(306.31 C$)
87.46 £
(149.34 C$)
     -51.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.22 C$)
0.15 £
(0.26 C$)
     +19.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £
(54.24 C$)
42.54 £
(72.63 C$)
     +33.92 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.56 £
(77.78 C$)
33.74 £
(57.60 C$)
     -25.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(18.40 C$)
18.60 £
(31.75 C$)
     +72.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 £
(23.05 C$)
8.20 £
(14.00 C$)
     -39.26 %
Childcare
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,439.72 £
(2,458.18 C$)
732.11 £
(1,250.00 C$)
     -49.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,856.00 £
(30,487.38 C$)
8,785.28 £
(15,000.00 C$)
     -50.80 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Ottawa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.54 £
(101.66 C$)
39.26 £
(67.03 C$)
     -34.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.53 £
(50.42 C$)
28.41 £
(48.50 C$)
     -3.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.81 £
(119.20 C$)
57.76 £
(98.61 C$)
     -17.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.03 £
(138.36 C$)
72.86 £
(124.41 C$)
     -10.08 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,713.85 £
(2,926.22 C$)
930.07 £
(1,588.00 C$)
     -45.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,262.84 £
(2,156.17 C$)
727.33 £
(1,241.85 C$)
     -42.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,308.57 £
(5,649.06 C$)
1,575.72 £
(2,690.38 C$)
     -52.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,085.51 £
(3,560.81 C$)
1,206.93 £
(2,060.71 C$)
     -42.13 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,024.31 £
(1,748.91 C$)
279.44 £
(477.12 C$)
     -72.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £
(884.57 C$)
199.45 £
(340.55 C$)
     -61.50 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Ottawa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,045.24 £
(5,199.44 C$)
2,430.88 £
(4,150.49 C$)
     -20.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.57 2.90      +12.62 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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