Cost of living in Toronto, Canada

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.79
12 eggs, large C$4.24
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.74
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.83
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.66
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.14
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$17
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.28
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,305
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,869
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$176
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,730
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,387
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$106
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$55
40” flat screen TV C$480
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$189
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$23
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$68
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$56
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$113
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$162
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$25,407
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.08
Monthly ticket public transport C$140
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$22
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$27
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$57
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.83
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.27
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.55
Tube of toothpaste C$2.34
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$24
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$56
2 tickets to the movies C$28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$190
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$111
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.79
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
iPod nano 16GB C$222
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.44
1 month of gym membership in business district C$65
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$12
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,679 prices entered by 986 different people.
Latest price update: April 23, 2017.

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