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.

$3,084
$2,673
Cost of Living
$3,034
$2,868
Average Salary
$2,382
$2,077
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,832.56
$1,597.87
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,366.19
$1,248.59
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,924.98
$3,158.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,040.88
$2,210.3

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,034
$2,867.99
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
$126.56
$77.99
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.35
$0.3
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$54.82
$54.57

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.28
$2.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.47
$2.64
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.92
$3.46
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.82
$17.03
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.13
$2.09
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.7
$16.17
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.58
$2.38
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.96
$3.03
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.88
$11.69
Apples (1kg)
$3.54
$2.99
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.93
$12.99
Oranges (1kg)
$4.01
$3.01
Potato (1kg)
$2.74
$2.5
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.31
$2.2
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.56
$3.27
Tomato (1kg)
$3.5
$3.75
Banana (1kg)
$1.71
$1.81
Onion (1kg)
$2.41
$2.65
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$19.18
$16.22

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.53
$2.34
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$120.11
$86.38
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.98
$1.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,271.65
$20,753.15
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.27
$2.89
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.78
$1.81
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$30.19
$29.38
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,356.99
$19,835.17

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$59.48
$55.03
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$40.02
$41.55
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$91.89
$91.12
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$117.1
$118.85

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.17
$13.81
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$66.03
$64.69
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.87
$8.15
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.2
$5.52
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.67
$6
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.86
$1.72
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.58
$1.54
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.51
$3.55

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$44.1
$44.04
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$29.29
$12.81
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.14
$12.26

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,262.8
$1,039.66
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$19,381.99
$17,051.72

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,621.2
$10,564.81
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,761.02
$7,790.75