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Wellington vs Toronto
Wlg vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Wlg
Outside city centre
Tor
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Wlg
Outside city centre
Tor
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Wlg
Outside city centre
Tor
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Tor
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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