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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 0.90% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 4.78% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Toronto are 13.82% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 6.96% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 4.09% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 31.23% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILTorontoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $
(18.11 C$)
13.92 $
(18.00 C$)
     -0.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(84.07 C$)
57.99 $
(75.00 C$)
     -10.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.05 C$)
7.73 $
(10.00 C$)
     +10.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.47 C$)
5.41 $
(7.00 C$)
     +8.24 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(9.05 C$)
6.19 $
(8.00 C$)
     -11.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 $
(5.64 C$)
3.25 $
(4.20 C$)
     -25.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.09 $
(2.71 C$)
1.67 $
(2.17 C$)
     -20.03 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(2.38 C$)
1.41 $
(1.82 C$)
     -23.42 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.79 $
(3.60 C$)
8.02 $
(10.38 C$)
     +187.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.40 $
(3.10 C$)
2.25 $
(2.91 C$)
     -6.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.87 $
(2.42 C$)
1.22 $
(1.58 C$)
     -34.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.04 $
(2.64 C$)
2.66 $
(3.44 C$)
     +30.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.43 $
(7.02 C$)
5.89 $
(7.62 C$)
     +8.58 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.73 $
(6.12 C$)
5.73 $
(7.41 C$)
     +21.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.54 $
(7.17 C$)
6.95 $
(8.99 C$)
     +25.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(2.65 C$)
1.48 $
(1.91 C$)
     -27.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 $
(1.07 C$)
0.69 $
(0.89 C$)
     -17.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.76 $
(2.27 C$)
1.60 $
(2.06 C$)
     -9.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.49 $
(1.92 C$)
1.37 $
(1.77 C$)
     -7.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.91 $
(1.18 C$)
1.08 $
(1.39 C$)
     +18.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $
(1.24 C$)
0.97 $
(1.25 C$)
     +1.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.48 $
(1.92 C$)
2.00 $
(2.59 C$)
     +34.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $
(2.62 C$)
1.93 $
(2.50 C$)
     -4.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(15.52 C$)
13.92 $
(18.00 C$)
     +15.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 $
(2.57 C$)
2.08 $
(2.69 C$)
     +4.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.19 $
(2.84 C$)
2.47 $
(3.20 C$)
     +12.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.75 $
(16.49 C$)
11.60 $
(15.00 C$)
     -9.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(3.23 C$)
2.51 $
(3.25 C$)
     +0.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 105.00 $
(135.81 C$)
112.88 $
(146.00 C$)
     +7.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.20 C$)
3.09 $
(4.00 C$)
     -4.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(2.91 C$)
2.18 $
(2.82 C$)
     -3.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(31.04 C$)
23.97 $
(31.00 C$)
     -0.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.15 $
(4.07 C$)
3.81 $
(4.92 C$)
     +20.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,910.00 $
(27,045.62 C$)
18,616.78 $
(24,079.50 C$)
     -10.97 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,927.89 $
(25,775.34 C$)
17,661.31 $
(22,843.67 C$)
     -11.37 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.29 $
(159.47 C$)
120.52 $
(155.89 C$)
     -2.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(0.16 C$)
0.31 $
(0.40 C$)
     +157.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.80 $
(79.93 C$)
50.96 $
(65.92 C$)
     -17.53 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.96 $
(63.32 C$)
43.39 $
(56.13 C$)
     -11.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.41 $
(35.46 C$)
21.20 $
(27.42 C$)
     -22.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(16.81 C$)
11.60 $
(15.00 C$)
     -10.79 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 966.98 $
(1,250.73 C$)
1,072.73 $
(1,387.50 C$)
     +10.94 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,453.33 $
(21,281.23 C$)
15,422.77 $
(19,948.28 C$)
     -6.26 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.79 $
(64.40 C$)
51.13 $
(66.14 C$)
     +2.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.97 $
(50.41 C$)
36.34 $
(47.01 C$)
     -6.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.51 $
(101.54 C$)
83.26 $
(107.69 C$)
     +6.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.46 $
(146.75 C$)
106.74 $
(138.06 C$)
     -5.92 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,748.59 $
(2,261.67 C$)
1,439.56 $
(1,861.97 C$)
     -17.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,124.99 $
(1,455.10 C$)
1,126.14 $
(1,456.59 C$)
     +0.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,147.39 $
(4,070.92 C$)
2,515.26 $
(3,253.31 C$)
     -20.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,945.00 $
(2,515.72 C$)
1,777.70 $
(2,299.33 C$)
     -8.60 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 329.89 $
(426.69 C$)
696.40 $
(900.75 C$)
     +111.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 187.21 $
(242.14 C$)
530.94 $
(686.73 C$)
     +183.60 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,811.83 $
(4,930.34 C$)
2,496.05 $
(3,228.46 C$)
     -34.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 3.38      -19.86 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:437862
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD