- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- Toronto
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Toronto, Canada**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 179% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Toronto (Canada) is 179% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$8 (E£ 110) | E£ 68 | + 62% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$6 (E£ 86) | E£ 65 | + 33% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$7 (E£ 97) | E£ 33 | + 194% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$1.50 (E£ 21) | E£ 14 | + 57% | |

12 eggs, large | C$3.97 (E£ 56) | E£ 18 | + 206% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$3.45 (E£ 49) | E£ 6 | + 701% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$9 (E£ 123) | E£ 28 | + 338% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$3.43 (E£ 49) | E£ 16 | + 207% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$2.32 (E£ 33) | E£ 5.21 | + 533% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$2.56 (E£ 36) | E£ 17 | + 114% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$17 (E£ 243) | E£ 92 | + 163% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.33 (E£ 33) | E£ 11 | + 196% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$2.08 (E£ 30) | E£ 3.27 | + 804% | |

Housing | + 405% | |||

Housing in Toronto (Canada) is 405% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,256 (E£ 17,878) | E£ 5,083 | + 252% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$2,005 (E£ 28,538) | E£ 2,637 | + 982% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$159 (E£ 2,269) | E£ 291 | + 679% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,861 (E£ 26,493) | E£ 2,571 | + 930% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$1,430 (E£ 20,356) | E£ 1,457 | + 1297% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$113 (E£ 1,607) | E£ 238 | + 575% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$38 (E£ 541) | E£ 381 | + 42% | |

40” flat screen TV | C$468 (E£ 6,656) | E£ 6,052 | + 10% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$181 (E£ 2,575) | E£ 1,489 | + 73% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$13 (E£ 180) | E£ 67 | + 167% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$21 (E£ 293) | E£ 17 | + 1636% | |

Clothes | + 27% | |||

Clothes in Toronto (Canada) is 27% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$65 (E£ 924) | E£ 735 | + 26% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$47 (E£ 665) | E£ 604 | + 10% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$110 (E£ 1,565) | E£ 1,448 | + 8% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$159 (E£ 2,266) | E£ 581 | + 290% | |

Transportation | + 260% | |||

Transportation in Toronto (Canada) is 260% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$23,014 (E£ 327,550) | E£ 356,935 | - 8% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$0.94 (E£ 13) | E£ 3.35 | + 298% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | C$107 (E£ 1,518) | E£ 123 | + 1139% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | C$18 (E£ 250) | E£ 21 | + 1096% | |

Personal Care | + 351% | |||

Personal Care in Toronto (Canada) is 351% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$11 (E£ 162) | E£ 24 | + 569% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | C$19 (E£ 271) | E£ 87 | + 210% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | C$53 (E£ 756) | E£ 98 | + 670% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$9 (E£ 126) | E£ 40 | + 214% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$4.92 (E£ 70) | E£ 19 | + 271% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$5.34 (E£ 76) | E£ 23 | + 238% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | C$2.76 (E£ 39) | E£ 13 | + 211% | |

Tube of toothpaste | C$2.45 (E£ 35) | E£ 12 | + 202% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$25 (E£ 360) | E£ 28 | + 1195% | |

Entertainment | + 173% | |||

Entertainment in Toronto (Canada) is 173% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$58 (E£ 823) | E£ 119 | + 593% | |

2 tickets to the movies | C$29 (E£ 408) | E£ 86 | + 376% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$214 (E£ 3,039) | E£ 244 | + 1148% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$35 (E£ 500) | E£ 214 | + 134% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$13 (E£ 182) | E£ 52 | + 249% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$4.76 (E£ 68) | E£ 24 | + 184% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$3.71 (E£ 53) | E£ 19 | + 171% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | C$519 (E£ 7,393) | E£ 12,013 | - 38% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.17 (E£ 2.35) | E£ 0.23 | + 935% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | C$72 (E£ 1,025) | E£ 433 | + 137% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$9 (E£ 131) | E£ 26 | + 408% | |

TOTAL | + 239% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 5,730 prices entered by 1,236 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
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#
Cost of living in
**Toronto (Canada)**
is
**239% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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