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.

$2,823
$2,447
Cost of Living
$2,777
$2,626
Average Salary
$2,181
$1,901
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,677.64
$1,462.79
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,250.69
$1,143.04
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,677.71
$2,891.7
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,868.35
$2,023.45

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,777.51
$2,625.54
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
$115.86
$71.4
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.32
$0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$50.18
$49.95

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.09
$1.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.26
$2.42
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.68
$3.16
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.48
$15.59
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.95
$1.92
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$14.37
$14.8
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.36
$2.18
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.71
$2.78
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$11.8
$10.7
Apples (1kg)
$3.24
$2.74
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.67
$11.89
Oranges (1kg)
$3.68
$2.75
Potato (1kg)
$2.51
$2.29
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.11
$2.01
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.26
$2.99
Tomato (1kg)
$3.21
$3.43
Banana (1kg)
$1.56
$1.65
Onion (1kg)
$2.2
$2.42
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.55
$14.85

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.31
$2.14
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$109.96
$79.08
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.9
$1.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,557.9
$18,998.69
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.99
$2.65
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.63
$1.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$27.64
$26.89
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,720.56
$18,158.32

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$54.45
$50.38
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$36.63
$38.04
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$84.12
$83.42
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$107.2
$108.8

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$14.8
$12.65
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$60.45
$59.22
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.2
$7.47
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.68
$5.06
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.11
$5.49
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.7
$1.58
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.45
$1.41
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.22
$3.25

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$40.37
$40.32
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$26.81
$11.72
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.11
$11.23

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,156.05
$951.76
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$17,743.45
$15,610.18

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,892.37
$9,671.67
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,189.45
$7,132.13