Cost of living in Toronto, Canada

List of prices in Toronto, Canada. Current as of Sep 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.84
12 eggs, large C$3.75
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.87
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.85
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.61
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.03
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$2.20
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,625
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$2,263
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$138
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$2,122
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,678
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$89
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$46
40” flat screen TV C$406
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$132
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$67
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$121
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$160
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$24,998
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.18
Monthly ticket public transport C$144
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$24
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$21
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$97
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.78
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$4.55
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.51
Tube of toothpaste C$2.39
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$25
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$52
2 tickets to the movies C$28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$221
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$13
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$602
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.54
1 month of gym membership in business district C$67
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$14
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,135 prices entered by 603 different people.
Latest price update: September 20, 2019

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