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Toronto vs Auckland
Tor vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Toronto

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Tor
Outside city centre
Akl
Tor

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Tor
Outside city centre
Akl
Tor

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Tor
Outside city centre
Akl
Tor

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
Toronto

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Tor

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Tor

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Tor

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Tor

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Toronto

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Tor
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Akl
Tor
White bread 500g
Akl
Tor
Eggs 12
Akl
Tor
White rice 1kg
Akl
Tor

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Toronto

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Akl
Tor
Beef round 1kg
Akl
Tor
Local cheese 1kg
Akl
Tor

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Tor
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Tor
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Tor

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Tor
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Tor
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Tor

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Toronto

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Tor
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Tor

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Tor
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Tor

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Toronto

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Tor

Summer dress

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

Akl
Tor

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Akl
Tor
1 pair men's leather shoes
Akl
Tor

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Toronto
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth