Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 13.80% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 21.56% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Toronto are 31.80% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.55% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 4.97% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 7.97% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(25.80 C$)
11.63 £
(20.00 C$)
     -22.48 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(103.20 C$)
47.97 £
(82.50 C$)
     -20.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(10.32 C$)
6.40 £
(11.00 C$)
     +6.59 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(8.60 C$)
4.07 £
(7.00 C$)
     -18.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(8.60 C$)
4.65 £
(8.00 C$)
     -6.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £
(5.02 C$)
2.63 £
(4.53 C$)
     -9.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £
(2.58 C$)
1.47 £
(2.52 C$)
     -2.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £
(1.94 C$)
1.13 £
(1.94 C$)
     +0.11 %
Markets
London Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.61 £
(6.20 C$)
6.83 £
(11.74 C$)
     +89.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.57 C$)
1.50 £
(2.58 C$)
     +64.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(1.11 C$)
0.92 £
(1.58 C$)
     +42.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 £
(3.82 C$)
1.96 £
(3.37 C$)
     -11.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 £
(5.23 C$)
3.79 £
(6.52 C$)
     +24.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 £
(4.85 C$)
3.56 £
(6.12 C$)
     +26.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.58 £
(7.87 C$)
4.20 £
(7.23 C$)
     -8.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £
(1.78 C$)
1.07 £
(1.84 C$)
     +3.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.87 C$)
0.42 £
(0.72 C$)
     -16.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.62 C$)
0.93 £
(1.60 C$)
     -1.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 £
(2.07 C$)
1.02 £
(1.75 C$)
     -15.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.94 C$)
0.76 £
(1.31 C$)
     +39.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.94 C$)
0.68 £
(1.16 C$)
     +23.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(1.37 C$)
1.44 £
(2.48 C$)
     +81.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £
(1.52 C$)
1.23 £
(2.11 C$)
     +38.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(13.76 C$)
9.30 £
(16.00 C$)
     +16.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(3.12 C$)
1.92 £
(3.30 C$)
     +5.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 £
(3.62 C$)
2.06 £
(3.55 C$)
     -2.05 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £
(21.50 C$)
8.72 £
(15.00 C$)
     -30.23 %
Transportation
London Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.82 C$)
1.89 £
(3.25 C$)
     -32.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £
(269.73 C$)
90.70 £
(156.00 C$)
     -42.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(5.16 C$)
2.47 £
(4.25 C$)
     -17.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(4.71 C$)
1.87 £
(3.22 C$)
     -31.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(49.53 C$)
18.05 £
(31.04 C$)
     -37.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.57 £
(7.86 C$)
2.59 £
(4.46 C$)
     -43.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(39,588.26 C$)
14,535.56 £
(25,000.00 C$)
     -36.85 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,011.52 £
(39,577.98 C$)
14,765.62 £
(25,395.69 C$)
     -35.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.95 £
(304.35 C$)
99.53 £
(171.18 C$)
     -43.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.22 C$)
0.21 £
(0.36 C$)
     +63.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £
(54.64 C$)
43.00 £
(73.95 C$)
     +35.36 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.40 £
(76.36 C$)
33.40 £
(57.45 C$)
     -24.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £
(17.89 C$)
13.87 £
(23.86 C$)
     +33.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(24.08 C$)
8.72 £
(15.00 C$)
     -37.70 %
Childcare
London Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,420.04 £
(2,442.35 C$)
972.04 £
(1,671.83 C$)
     -31.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,092.31 £
(31,117.32 C$)
15,247.17 £
(26,223.91 C$)
     -15.73 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.97 £
(103.14 C$)
43.29 £
(74.46 C$)
     -27.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 £
(49.88 C$)
27.67 £
(47.59 C$)
     -4.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.30 £
(122.64 C$)
62.69 £
(107.83 C$)
     -12.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.54 £
(140.24 C$)
84.15 £
(144.72 C$)
     +3.20 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.03 £
(2,856.84 C$)
1,138.67 £
(1,958.42 C$)
     -31.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,253.88 £
(2,156.57 C$)
978.46 £
(1,682.87 C$)
     -21.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,257.14 £
(5,602.03 C$)
1,993.68 £
(3,428.97 C$)
     -38.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.40 £
(3,567.80 C$)
1,513.47 £
(2,603.05 C$)
     -27.04 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043.37 £
(1,794.50 C$)
621.91 £
(1,069.63 C$)
     -40.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.27 £
(886.22 C$)
484.71 £
(833.65 C$)
     -5.93 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,127.52 £
(5,379.08 C$)
2,648.62 £
(4,555.42 C$)
     -15.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 2.53      -0.31 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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