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London vs Vancouver
Lon vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Lon
Outside city centre
Van
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Lon
Outside city centre
Van
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Lon
Outside city centre
Van
Lon

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Vancouver
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Lon

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Van
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Van
Lon
White bread 500g
Van
Lon
Eggs 12
Van
Lon
White rice 1kg
Van
Lon

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
London

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Van
Lon
Beef round 1kg
Van
Lon
Local cheese 1kg
Van
Lon

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Van
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Van
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Lon

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Van
Lon

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Van
Lon
1 pair men's leather shoes
Van
Lon

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth