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.

$3,060
$2,652
Cost of Living
$3,010
$2,845
Average Salary
$2,363
$2,061
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,818.1
$1,585.27
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,355.41
$1,238.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,901.9
$3,133.81
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,024.78
$2,192.87

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,010.06
$2,845.37
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
$125.56
$77.38
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.35
$0.3
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$54.38
$54.14

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.27
$2.1
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.45
$2.62
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.9
$3.43
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.69
$16.89
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.11
$2.08
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.58
$16.04
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.55
$2.36
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.93
$3.01
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.78
$11.6
Apples (1kg)
$3.51
$2.97
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.81
$12.88
Oranges (1kg)
$3.98
$2.98
Potato (1kg)
$2.72
$2.48
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.29
$2.18
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.53
$3.24
Tomato (1kg)
$3.47
$3.72
Banana (1kg)
$1.69
$1.79
Onion (1kg)
$2.39
$2.63
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$19.02
$16.09

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.51
$2.32
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$119.16
$85.7
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.97
$1.24
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,111.72
$20,589.42
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.24
$2.87
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.76
$1.79
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$29.95
$29.14
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,204.27
$19,678.68

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$59.01
$54.6
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$39.7
$41.22
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$91.16
$90.4
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$116.18
$117.91

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.04
$13.71
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$65.51
$64.17
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.81
$8.09
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.15
$5.48
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.62
$5.95
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.84
$1.71
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.57
$1.53
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.49
$3.52

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$43.75
$43.7
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$29.06
$12.71
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.04
$12.17

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,252.84
$1,031.45
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$19,229.08
$16,917.19

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,553.19
$10,481.46
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,707.68
$7,729.29