Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Toronto 

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Cost of Living in Toronto is 15.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Toronto is 23.3% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Toronto are 33.6% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 18.5% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 7.6% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 1.8% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(34.81 C$)
14.36 £
(25.00 C$)
     -28.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(139.26 C$)
68.94 £
(120.00 C$)
     -13.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(13.93 C$)
8.62 £
(15.00 C$)
     +7.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(11.31 C$)
4.60 £
(8.00 C$)
     -29.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(9.57 C$)
5.74 £
(10.00 C$)
     +4.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 £
(6.26 C$)
3.10 £
(5.40 C$)
     -13.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(3.50 C$)
1.70 £
(2.96 C$)
     -15.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 £
(2.76 C$)
1.29 £
(2.24 C$)
     -18.8 %
Markets
London Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £
(8.61 C$)
9.20 £
(16.01 C$)
     +85.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 £
(2.44 C$)
1.98 £
(3.45 C$)
     +41.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.63 C$)
1.21 £
(2.10 C$)
     +28.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.20 £
(5.56 C$)
2.78 £
(4.84 C$)
     -12.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.46 £
(6.03 C$)
4.06 £
(7.07 C$)
     +17.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 £
(5.95 C$)
4.48 £
(7.80 C$)
     +31.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.52 £
(9.60 C$)
5.01 £
(8.72 C$)
     -9.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 £
(2.08 C$)
1.36 £
(2.36 C$)
     +13.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 £
(1.04 C$)
0.53 £
(0.93 C$)
     -11.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(2.10 C$)
1.38 £
(2.40 C$)
     +14.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.50 £
(2.61 C$)
1.35 £
(2.35 C$)
     -10.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.99 C$)
0.95 £
(1.66 C$)
     +67.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.92 C$)
0.98 £
(1.71 C$)
     +86.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £
(1.69 C$)
1.81 £
(3.15 C$)
     +86.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.30 £
(2.26 C$)
1.38 £
(2.41 C$)
     +6.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(16.54 C$)
10.92 £
(19.00 C$)
     +14.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 £
(3.70 C$)
1.99 £
(3.47 C$)
     -6.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(4.24 C$)
2.13 £
(3.70 C$)
     -12.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(26.11 C$)
11.49 £
(20.00 C$)
     -23.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.87 C$)
1.92 £
(3.35 C$)
     -31.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(348.14 C$)
89.62 £
(156.00 C$)
     -55.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(7.83 C$)
2.87 £
(5.00 C$)
     -36.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(5.46 C$)
1.62 £
(2.82 C$)
     -48.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(52.22 C$)
17.81 £
(31.00 C$)
     -40.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £
(9.96 C$)
3.52 £
(6.12 C$)
     -38.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,955.00 £
(46,920.57 C$)
19,733.44 £
(34,350.00 C$)
     -26.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £
(45,015.59 C$)
17,690.44 £
(30,793.75 C$)
     -31.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.61 £
(507.61 C$)
91.73 £
(159.67 C$)
     -68.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.14 £
(26.35 C$)
36.68 £
(63.86 C$)
     +142.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £
(54.36 C$)
41.74 £
(72.65 C$)
     +33.7 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.61 £
(79.40 C$)
39.92 £
(69.49 C$)
     -12.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.35 £
(24.98 C$)
16.30 £
(28.37 C$)
     +13.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(26.11 C$)
10.34 £
(18.00 C$)
     -31.1 %
Childcare
London Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(3,203.48 C$)
888.06 £
(1,545.84 C$)
     -51.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(34,909.33 C$)
14,341.27 £
(24,963.85 C$)
     -28.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.36 £
(143.36 C$)
47.61 £
(82.88 C$)
     -42.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.57 £
(68.88 C$)
28.90 £
(50.31 C$)
     -27.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.67 £
(154.34 C$)
79.44 £
(138.29 C$)
     -10.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.93 £
(170.47 C$)
95.03 £
(165.42 C$)
     -3.0 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.63 £
(3,710.53 C$)
1,450.34 £
(2,524.60 C$)
     -32.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,611.23 £
(2,804.67 C$)
1,243.33 £
(2,164.27 C$)
     -22.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.97 £
(7,699.07 C$)
2,548.69 £
(4,436.51 C$)
     -42.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.97 £
(4,976.62 C$)
2,080.63 £
(3,621.75 C$)
     -27.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,292.57 £
(2,249.97 C$)
748.60 £
(1,303.09 C$)
     -42.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(1,286.76 C$)
585.92 £
(1,019.91 C$)
     -20.7 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,496.97 £
(6,087.17 C$)
2,730.45 £
(4,752.90 C$)
     -21.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 6.52      +19.0 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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