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Toronto vs Wellington
Tor vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Toronto

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Tor
Outside city centre
Wlg
Tor

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Tor
Outside city centre
Wlg
Tor

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Tor
Outside city centre
Wlg
Tor

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Toronto

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Tor

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Tor

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Tor

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Tor

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Toronto

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Tor
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Toronto

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Tor
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Tor
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Tor

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Tor
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Tor
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Tor

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Toronto

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Tor
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Tor

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Tor
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Tor

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Toronto

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Tor

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Tor

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Toronto
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth