- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- Toronto
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Toronto, Canada compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 184% | |||
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Food in Toronto (Canada) is 184% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$8 (E£ 107) | E£ 68 | + 57% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$6 (E£ 84) | E£ 63 | + 33% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$7 (E£ 92) | E£ 31 | + 192% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$1.50 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 61% | |
12 eggs, large | C$3.77 (E£ 52) | E£ 16 | + 216% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$3.53 (E£ 49) | E£ 6 | + 696% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$9 (E£ 120) | E£ 29 | + 314% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$3.62 (E£ 50) | E£ 15 | + 233% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$2.42 (E£ 33) | E£ 5.21 | + 542% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$2.56 (E£ 35) | E£ 14 | + 156% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$17 (E£ 230) | E£ 88 | + 160% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.31 (E£ 32) | E£ 10 | + 215% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$2.08 (E£ 29) | E£ 2.60 | + 1004% | |
Housing | + 411% | |||
Housing in Toronto (Canada) is 411% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,256 (E£ 17,352) | E£ 4,715 | + 268% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$1,944 (E£ 26,849) | E£ 2,520 | + 966% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$164 (E£ 2,270) | E£ 253 | + 796% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,739 (E£ 24,029) | E£ 2,488 | + 866% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$1,424 (E£ 19,668) | E£ 1,489 | + 1221% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$124 (E£ 1,720) | E£ 238 | + 622% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$38 (E£ 525) | E£ 397 | + 32% | |
40” flat screen TV | C$457 (E£ 6,310) | E£ 6,060 | + 4% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$152 (E£ 2,106) | E£ 1,489 | + 41% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$13 (E£ 178) | E£ 60 | + 196% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$20 (E£ 272) | E£ 17 | + 1514% | |
Clothes | + 33% | |||
Clothes in Toronto (Canada) is 33% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$69 (E£ 951) | E£ 735 | + 29% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$51 (E£ 707) | E£ 604 | + 17% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$111 (E£ 1,528) | E£ 1,448 | + 6% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$161 (E£ 2,230) | E£ 581 | + 283% | |
Transportation | + 277% | |||
Transportation in Toronto (Canada) is 277% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$23,998 (E£ 331,517) | E£ 348,808 | - 5% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$0.94 (E£ 13) | E£ 3.19 | + 305% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | C$107 (E£ 1,474) | E£ 123 | + 1102% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | C$19 (E£ 258) | E£ 21 | + 1138% | |
Personal Care | + 332% | |||
Personal Care in Toronto (Canada) is 332% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$11 (E£ 158) | E£ 24 | + 551% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | C$21 (E£ 288) | E£ 90 | + 220% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | C$52 (E£ 720) | E£ 98 | + 634% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$9 (E£ 121) | E£ 30 | + 303% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$5.01 (E£ 69) | E£ 19 | + 266% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$5.53 (E£ 76) | E£ 23 | + 240% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | C$2.75 (E£ 38) | E£ 13 | + 201% | |
Tube of toothpaste | C$2.37 (E£ 33) | E£ 12 | + 184% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$25 (E£ 352) | E£ 28 | + 1169% | |
Entertainment | + 158% | |||
Entertainment in Toronto (Canada) is 158% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$58 (E£ 796) | E£ 119 | + 571% | |
2 tickets to the movies | C$28 (E£ 393) | E£ 86 | + 357% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$212 (E£ 2,927) | E£ 266 | + 999% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$35 (E£ 486) | E£ 214 | + 127% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$12 (E£ 171) | E£ 52 | + 227% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$4.89 (E£ 68) | E£ 24 | + 183% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$3.71 (E£ 51) | E£ 19 | + 163% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | C$519 (E£ 7,176) | E£ 12,013 | - 40% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.17 (E£ 2.28) | E£ 0.23 | + 878% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | C$67 (E£ 924) | E£ 433 | + 113% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$9 (E£ 127) | E£ 26 | + 393% | |
TOTAL | + 241% |
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These prices were last updated on November 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Toronto (Canada) is 241% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 51,095
(C$3,699)
in Toronto
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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