Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 7.5% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 19.6% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Toronto are 33.7% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 13.6% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 9.9% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 24.1% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(26.84 C$)
16.76 $
(22.50 C$)
     -16.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $
(120.79 C$)
85.68 $
(115.00 C$)
     -4.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(13.42 C$)
9.69 $
(13.00 C$)
     -3.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(10.74 C$)
5.96 $
(8.00 C$)
     -25.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(12.08 C$)
6.71 $
(9.00 C$)
     -25.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.14 $
(6.90 C$)
3.64 $
(4.88 C$)
     -29.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $
(3.61 C$)
1.99 $
(2.68 C$)
     -25.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 $
(3.12 C$)
1.59 $
(2.14 C$)
     -31.6 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(6.00 C$)
10.21 $
(13.70 C$)
     +128.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.53 $
(4.74 C$)
2.31 $
(3.09 C$)
     -34.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.61 $
(3.50 C$)
1.40 $
(1.88 C$)
     -46.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.67 $
(6.27 C$)
3.27 $
(4.38 C$)
     -30.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.95 $
(7.99 C$)
5.18 $
(6.96 C$)
     -12.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 $
(7.24 C$)
5.41 $
(7.26 C$)
     +0.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.26 $
(11.09 C$)
6.17 $
(8.28 C$)
     -25.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(2.48 C$)
1.61 $
(2.16 C$)
     -13.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $
(1.08 C$)
0.56 $
(0.75 C$)
     -30.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $
(2.05 C$)
1.49 $
(2.00 C$)
     -2.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.85 $
(2.48 C$)
1.69 $
(2.27 C$)
     -8.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $
(1.54 C$)
1.21 $
(1.62 C$)
     +5.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.02 $
(1.36 C$)
1.22 $
(1.64 C$)
     +20.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.78 $
(2.39 C$)
2.41 $
(3.23 C$)
     +35.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $
(2.77 C$)
1.65 $
(2.21 C$)
     -20.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.11 C$)
12.63 $
(16.95 C$)
     +5.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(3.17 C$)
2.31 $
(3.10 C$)
     -2.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.04 $
(4.08 C$)
2.74 $
(3.68 C$)
     -9.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 $
(15.43 C$)
12.67 $
(17.00 C$)
     +10.1 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(2.35 C$)
2.42 $
(3.25 C$)
     +38.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.50 $
(133.54 C$)
116.23 $
(156.00 C$)
     +16.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $
(5.37 C$)
3.29 $
(4.41 C$)
     -17.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(3.69 C$)
2.10 $
(2.82 C$)
     -23.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(39.18 C$)
23.10 $
(31.00 C$)
     -20.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.31 $
(7.12 C$)
4.61 $
(6.18 C$)
     -13.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,250.00 $
(33,889.06 C$)
22,352.35 $
(30,000.00 C$)
     -11.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,651.92 $
(31,744.22 C$)
19,995.34 $
(26,836.56 C$)
     -15.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.11 $
(201.47 C$)
134.91 $
(181.07 C$)
     -10.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.14 C$)
0.32 $
(0.43 C$)
     +215.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.70 $
(92.20 C$)
55.20 $
(74.08 C$)
     -19.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.20 $
(59.33 C$)
47.33 $
(63.52 C$)
     +7.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.50 $
(18.12 C$)
17.10 $
(22.96 C$)
     +26.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.49 $
(20.79 C$)
11.18 $
(15.00 C$)
     -27.8 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,426.67 $
(1,914.79 C$)
1,151.94 $
(1,546.06 C$)
     -19.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,929.57 $
(30,774.71 C$)
19,746.29 $
(26,502.31 C$)
     -13.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.44 $
(83.80 C$)
58.82 $
(78.95 C$)
     -5.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.79 $
(56.09 C$)
36.33 $
(48.76 C$)
     -13.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.77 $
(133.91 C$)
92.84 $
(124.60 C$)
     -7.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.52 $
(185.92 C$)
105.13 $
(141.10 C$)
     -24.1 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,630.97 $
(3,531.13 C$)
1,808.02 $
(2,426.62 C$)
     -31.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,014.06 $
(2,703.16 C$)
1,513.12 $
(2,030.83 C$)
     -24.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,620.00 $
(6,200.69 C$)
2,875.07 $
(3,858.75 C$)
     -37.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,631.29 $
(4,873.70 C$)
2,345.58 $
(3,148.09 C$)
     -35.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 850.31 $
(1,141.23 C$)
875.51 $
(1,175.06 C$)
     +3.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 567.50 $
(761.66 C$)
692.61 $
(929.58 C$)
     +22.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,351.81 $
(7,182.88 C$)
3,264.88 $
(4,381.93 C$)
     -39.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.30 5.92      +11.8 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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