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.

$3,042
$2,637
Cost of Living
$2,992
$2,829
Average Salary
$2,349
$2,049
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,807.56
$1,576.08
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,347.56
$1,231.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,885.09
$3,115.65
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,013.04
$2,180.16

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,992.62
$2,828.88
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
$124.83
$76.93
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.35
$0.3
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$54.07
$53.82

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.25
$2.09
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.44
$2.61
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.88
$3.41
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.6
$16.8
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.1
$2.07
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.49
$15.95
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.54
$2.35
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.91
$2.99
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.71
$11.53
Apples (1kg)
$3.49
$2.95
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.73
$12.81
Oranges (1kg)
$3.96
$2.97
Potato (1kg)
$2.7
$2.46
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.28
$2.17
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.51
$3.23
Tomato (1kg)
$3.45
$3.7
Banana (1kg)
$1.68
$1.78
Onion (1kg)
$2.37
$2.61
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.91
$16

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.49
$2.3
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$118.47
$85.2
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.97
$1.23
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,995.16
$20,470.09
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.22
$2.86
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.75
$1.78
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$29.78
$28.97
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,092.97
$19,564.63

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$58.67
$54.28
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$39.47
$40.99
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$90.64
$89.88
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$115.5
$117.23

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.95
$13.63
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$65.13
$63.8
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.76
$8.04
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.12
$5.45
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.58
$5.91
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.83
$1.7
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.56
$1.52
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.47
$3.5

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$43.5
$43.44
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$28.89
$12.63
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.98
$12.09

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,245.58
$1,025.48
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$19,117.63
$16,819.15

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,503.62
$10,420.72
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,668.8
$7,684.49