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.

$2,974
$2,578
Cost of Living
$2,925
$2,766
Average Salary
$2,297
$2,034
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,767.17
$1,565
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,317.45
$1,204.04
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$261,785.39
$3,046.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,968.06
$2,131.44

Salaries And Financing

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,925.75
$2,765.66
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
$122.04
$75.21
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.34
$0.29
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$52.86
$52.62

Markets

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.2
$2.04
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.38
$2.55
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.82
$3.33
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.25
$16.42
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.05
$2.02
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.14
$15.59
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.48
$2.3
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.85
$2.92
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12.42
$11.27
Apples (1kg)
$3.42
$2.88
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.4
$12.52
Oranges (1kg)
$3.87
$2.9
Potato (1kg)
$2.64
$2.41
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.23
$2.12
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.43
$3.15
Tomato (1kg)
$3.38
$3.61
Banana (1kg)
$1.65
$1.74
Onion (1kg)
$2.32
$2.55
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.49
$15.64

Transportation

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.44
$2.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$115.83
$83.3
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.95
$1.2
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,548.37
$20,012.68
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.15
$2.79
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.72
$1.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$29.11
$28.33
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,666.34
$19,127.46

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$57.36
$53.07
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.59
$40.07
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$88.61
$87.87
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$112.92
$114.61

Restaurants

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.59
$13.32
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$63.68
$62.38
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.59
$7.86
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.98
$5.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.43
$5.78
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.79
$1.66
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.53
$1.49
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.39
$3.42

Sports And Leisure

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$42.53
$42.47
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$28.25
$12.35
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.71
$11.82

Childcare

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,217.75
$1,002.56
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$18,690.45
$16,443.32

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Toronto
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,313.6
$10,187.86
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,519.79
$7,512.78