Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 5.11% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 15.63% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Toronto are 28.64% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 12.39% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 10.03% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 11.93% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(24.54 C$)
16.30 $
(20.00 C$)
     -18.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(92.04 C$)
73.34 $
(90.00 C$)
     -2.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(11.04 C$)
8.96 $
(11.00 C$)
     -0.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(8.59 C$)
5.70 $
(7.00 C$)
     -18.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(9.82 C$)
6.52 $
(8.00 C$)
     -18.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.73 $
(5.81 C$)
3.66 $
(4.50 C$)
     -22.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 $
(2.63 C$)
2.01 $
(2.47 C$)
     -6.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 $
(2.62 C$)
1.60 $
(1.96 C$)
     -25.18 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.67 $
(4.51 C$)
9.72 $
(11.93 C$)
     +164.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.27 $
(4.02 C$)
2.08 $
(2.55 C$)
     -36.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $
(2.59 C$)
1.25 $
(1.54 C$)
     -40.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $
(4.15 C$)
2.68 $
(3.29 C$)
     -20.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.62 $
(6.89 C$)
4.98 $
(6.11 C$)
     -11.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.16 $
(6.33 C$)
4.91 $
(6.03 C$)
     -4.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.73 $
(8.26 C$)
5.82 $
(7.14 C$)
     -13.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 $
(2.24 C$)
1.44 $
(1.77 C$)
     -21.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $
(0.90 C$)
0.59 $
(0.73 C$)
     -19.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 $
(1.76 C$)
1.23 $
(1.51 C$)
     -14.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 $
(2.40 C$)
1.41 $
(1.73 C$)
     -28.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.43 C$)
0.97 $
(1.19 C$)
     -17.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 $
(1.20 C$)
0.90 $
(1.10 C$)
     -8.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.69 $
(2.07 C$)
1.99 $
(2.44 C$)
     +18.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $
(2.34 C$)
1.68 $
(2.06 C$)
     -11.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(18.41 C$)
13.03 $
(16.00 C$)
     -13.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.54 $
(3.12 C$)
2.54 $
(3.12 C$)
     -0.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(2.82 C$)
2.85 $
(3.50 C$)
     +23.93 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(12.27 C$)
12.22 $
(15.00 C$)
     +22.23 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(2.15 C$)
2.65 $
(3.25 C$)
     +51.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(122.72 C$)
127.12 $
(156.00 C$)
     +27.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $
(3.50 C$)
3.46 $
(4.25 C$)
     +21.52 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(3.31 C$)
2.62 $
(3.22 C$)
     -2.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(35.82 C$)
25.29 $
(31.04 C$)
     -13.35 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.47 $
(4.26 C$)
3.47 $
(4.26 C$)
     -0.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(30,679.35 C$)
20,372.01 $
(25,000.00 C$)
     -18.51 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,403.62 $
(26,265.97 C$)
20,925.04 $
(25,678.67 C$)
     -2.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.40 $
(200.52 C$)
142.07 $
(174.35 C$)
     -13.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(0.16 C$)
0.30 $
(0.36 C$)
     +129.61 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.67 $
(84.27 C$)
59.14 $
(72.58 C$)
     -13.88 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.35 $
(49.51 C$)
45.18 $
(55.45 C$)
     +11.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.98 $
(12.25 C$)
20.37 $
(25.00 C$)
     +104.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(18.41 C$)
12.22 $
(15.00 C$)
     -18.51 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,026.68 $
(1,259.92 C$)
1,370.37 $
(1,681.69 C$)
     +33.48 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,804.57 $
(30,439.52 C$)
21,876.28 $
(26,846.00 C$)
     -11.81 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.93 $
(58.82 C$)
60.10 $
(73.75 C$)
     +25.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.02 $
(47.88 C$)
39.39 $
(48.34 C$)
     +0.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.97 $
(98.13 C$)
87.47 $
(107.35 C$)
     +9.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.95 $
(137.38 C$)
115.36 $
(141.57 C$)
     +3.05 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,256.18 $
(2,768.73 C$)
1,638.95 $
(2,011.27 C$)
     -27.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,708.56 $
(2,096.70 C$)
1,398.50 $
(1,716.20 C$)
     -18.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,286.61 $
(5,260.42 C$)
2,764.48 $
(3,392.49 C$)
     -35.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,878.48 $
(3,532.40 C$)
2,150.85 $
(2,639.47 C$)
     -25.28 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 790.79 $
(970.44 C$)
875.14 $
(1,073.95 C$)
     +10.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.62 $
(636.44 C$)
687.01 $
(843.08 C$)
     +32.47 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,940.08 $
(6,062.33 C$)
3,670.62 $
(4,504.49 C$)
     -25.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.57 2.58      -27.81 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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