Cost of living in Toronto, Canada

List of prices in Toronto, Canada. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.83
12 eggs, large C$4.08
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.70
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.88
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.74
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.07
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$18
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.39
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.43
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,397
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$2,038
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$134
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,990
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,503
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$90
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$46
40” flat screen TV C$483
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$157
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$11
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$22
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$74
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$52
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$119
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$146
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$22,925
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.29
Monthly ticket public transport C$144
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$16
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$19
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$90
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$5.53
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.67
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.68
Tube of toothpaste C$3.27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$26
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$59
2 tickets to the movies C$29
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$233
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$108
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$14
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.20
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB C$746
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.39
1 month of gym membership in business district C$65
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$14
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,804 prices entered by 1,035 different people.
Latest price update: December 17, 2018.

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