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.

$2,888
$2,504
Cost of Living
$2,841
$2,686
Average Salary
$2,231
$1,945
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,716.3
$1,496.5
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,279.52
$1,169.38
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,739.42
$2,958.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,911.41
$2,070.08

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,841.52
$2,686.05
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
$118.53
$73.05
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.33
$0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$51.34
$51.11

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.14
$1.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.31
$2.48
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.74
$3.24
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.81
$15.95
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2
$1.96
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$14.71
$15.15
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.41
$2.23
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.77
$2.84
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.07
$10.95
Apples (1kg)
$3.32
$2.8
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.98
$12.16
Oranges (1kg)
$3.76
$2.82
Potato (1kg)
$2.56
$2.34
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.16
$2.06
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.33
$3.06
Tomato (1kg)
$3.28
$3.51
Banana (1kg)
$1.6
$1.69
Onion (1kg)
$2.25
$2.48
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.96
$15.19

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.37
$2.19
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$112.49
$80.9
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.92
$1.17
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,985.62
$19,436.57
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.06
$2.71
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.67
$1.69
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$28.27
$27.51
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,128.98
$18,576.83

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$55.71
$51.54
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.48
$38.92
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$86.06
$85.34
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$109.67
$111.31

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.15
$12.94
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$61.84
$60.58
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.37
$7.64
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.81
$5.17
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.25
$5.62
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.74
$1.61
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.48
$1.44
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.29
$3.32

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$41.3
$41.25
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.43
$12
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.37
$11.48

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,182.69
$973.7
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$18,152.4
$15,969.96

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,074.27
$9,894.58
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,332.1
$7,296.5