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.

$2,720
$2,357
Cost of Living
$2,569
$2,529
Average Salary
$2,101
$1,832
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,616.17
$1,409.2
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,204.87
$1,101.16
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,579.6
$2,785.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,799.89
$1,949.31

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,569.57
$2,529.34
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
$111.62
$68.78
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.31
$0.27
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.34
$48.12

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.01
$1.87
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.18
$2.33
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.58
$3.05
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.95
$15.02
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.88
$1.85
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$13.85
$14.26
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.27
$2.1
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.61
$2.67
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$11.36
$10.31
Apples (1kg)
$3.12
$2.64
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.17
$11.45
Oranges (1kg)
$3.54
$2.65
Potato (1kg)
$2.41
$2.2
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.04
$1.94
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.14
$2.88
Tomato (1kg)
$3.09
$3.31
Banana (1kg)
$1.5
$1.59
Onion (1kg)
$2.12
$2.34
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.91
$14.3

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.23
$2.06
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$105.93
$76.18
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.87
$1.1
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,877.97
$18,302.61
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.88
$2.55
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.57
$1.59
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$26.62
$25.91
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,071.31
$17,493.03

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$52.46
$48.53
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.29
$36.65
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$81.04
$80.36
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$103.27
$104.82

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$14.26
$12.18
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$58.23
$57.05
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.94
$7.19
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.47
$4.87
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.88
$5.29
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.64
$1.52
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.4
$1.36
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.1
$3.13

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$38.89
$38.84
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.83
$11.3
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$10.71
$10.81

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,113.69
$916.89
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$17,093.36
$15,038.25

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,603.21
$9,317.32
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,962.68
$6,870.82