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.

$2,878
$2,495
Cost of Living
$2,719
$2,677
Average Salary
$2,223
$1,939
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,710.4
$1,491.35
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,275.12
$1,165.36
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,729.99
$2,948.16
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,904.83
$2,062.96

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,719.38
$2,676.8
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
$118.12
$72.79
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.33
$0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$51.16
$50.93

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.13
$1.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.31
$2.47
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.73
$3.23
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.76
$15.89
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.99
$1.95
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$14.66
$15.09
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.4
$2.22
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.76
$2.83
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.03
$10.91
Apples (1kg)
$3.31
$2.79
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.93
$12.12
Oranges (1kg)
$3.75
$2.81
Potato (1kg)
$2.55
$2.33
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.15
$2.05
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.32
$3.05
Tomato (1kg)
$3.27
$3.5
Banana (1kg)
$1.59
$1.69
Onion (1kg)
$2.25
$2.47
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.9
$15.14

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.36
$2.18
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$112.11
$80.62
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.92
$1.16
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,920.28
$19,369.68
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.05
$2.7
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.66
$1.69
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$28.18
$27.42
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,066.59
$18,512.9

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$55.52
$51.36
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.35
$38.78
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$85.76
$85.05
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$109.29
$110.93

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.09
$12.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$61.63
$60.37
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.34
$7.61
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.79
$5.15
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.23
$5.6
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.73
$1.61
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.48
$1.44
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.28
$3.31

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$41.16
$41.11
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.34
$11.95
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.33
$11.44

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,178.62
$970.35
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$18,089.93
$15,915

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,046.49
$9,860.53
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,310.31
$7,271.4