Cost of living in Toronto, Canada

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Food
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$3.03
12 eggs, large C$4.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.84
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.57
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.41
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$17
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.42
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.32
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,269
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,683
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$153
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,599
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,139
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$109
Internet 8MB (1 month) C$55
40” flat screen TV C$513
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$142
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$22
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$62
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$47
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$114
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$147
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$24,256
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.02
Monthly ticket public transport C$140
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$17
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$32
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$63
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$5.59
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.11
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.42
Tube of toothpaste C$2.28
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$22
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$53
2 tickets to the movies C$27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$185
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$110
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.44
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
iPod nano 16GB C$214
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.52
1 month of gym membership in business district C$72
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$12
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,066 prices entered by 649 different people.
Latest price update: July 28, 2016.

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