Summary

Cost of living in Toronto is 13% more expensive than Vancouver according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,946
$2,554
Cost of Living
$2,898
$2,740
Average Salary
$2,275
$1,984
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,750.69
$1,526.49
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,305.16
$1,192.81
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,794.31
$3,017.62
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,949.71
$2,111.56

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,898.46
$2,739.87
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%3.74
%3.79

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$120.91
$74.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.34
$0.29
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$52.37
$52.13

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.18
$2.02
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.36
$2.53
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.79
$3.3
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.11
$16.27
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.04
$2
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15
$15.45
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.46
$2.27
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.82
$2.9
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.31
$11.17
Apples (1kg)
$3.38
$2.86
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.26
$12.41
Oranges (1kg)
$3.84
$2.87
Potato (1kg)
$2.61
$2.39
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.21
$2.1
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.4
$3.12
Tomato (1kg)
$3.34
$3.58
Banana (1kg)
$1.63
$1.73
Onion (1kg)
$2.3
$2.53
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.32
$15.5

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.41
$2.23
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$114.75
$82.52
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.94
$1.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,366.03
$19,826.02
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.12
$2.77
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.7
$1.73
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$28.84
$28.06
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,492.23
$18,949.05

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$56.82
$52.57
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.23
$39.7
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$87.78
$87.05
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$111.87
$113.54

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.45
$13.2
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$63.08
$61.8
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.52
$7.79
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.92
$5.28
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.37
$5.73
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.77
$1.65
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.51
$1.47
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.36
$3.39

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$42.13
$42.07
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.98
$12.24
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.6
$11.71

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,206.39
$993.21
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$18,516.12
$16,289.95

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,236.06
$10,092.84
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,458.98
$7,442.71