Published On: Tue, Mar 18th, 2014

Interesting Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Merida

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Here is an interesting Cost of Living Comparison Between the cities of Toronto, Canada and Merida, Yucatán published on the website known as numbeo.com
You would need around $28,217.27 MXN (2,365.65C$) in Merida to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,000.00C$ in Toronto (assuming you rent in both cities).
This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

 

Indices Difference Info
Consumer Prices in Merida are 40.01% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Merida are 52.69% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Merida are 76.24% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Merida are 43.79% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Merida are 37.69% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Merida is 63.60% lower than in Toronto

 

Currency:  Default Currency      Switch to imperial measurement units
  Toronto   Merida       Difference
Restaurants Toronto   Merida
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     7.34 C$      -38.87 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     27.67 C$      -53.89 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     6.71 C$      -16.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     1.51 C$      -72.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     2.52 C$      -58.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.45 C$     2.88 C$      -16.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 C$     0.67 C$      -62.32 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 C$     0.63 C$      -58.44 %
Markets Toronto   Merida
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.18 C$     1.13 C$      -48.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.81 C$     1.59 C$      -43.35 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.81 C$     1.09 C$      -61.19 %
Eggs (12) 3.26 C$     1.78 C$      -45.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.56 C$     8.10 C$      -29.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.75 C$     5.87 C$      -50.04 %
Apples (1kg) 3.02 C$     3.35 C$      +10.97 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.00 C$     3.35 C$      +11.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.98 C$     1.90 C$      -36.18 %
Potato (1kg) 1.73 C$     1.47 C$      -15.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     0.71 C$      -59.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.99 C$     1.05 C$      -47.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.95 C$     9.22 C$      -38.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.52 C$     1.12 C$      -55.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.97 C$     1.34 C$      -54.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     3.52 C$      -64.79 %
Transportation Toronto   Merida
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     0.59 C$      -80.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.50 C$     16.77 C$      -86.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     1.68 C$      -60.55 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.94 C$     1.01 C$      -48.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     16.77 C$      -44.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.31 C$     1.01 C$      -22.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     16,767.41 C$      -27.10 %
Utilities (Monthly) Toronto   Merida
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 177.33 C$     160.34 C$      -9.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.23 C$      -10.69 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.81 C$     29.07 C$      -41.62 %
Sports And Leisure Toronto   Merida
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.34 C$     37.73 C$      -31.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.50 C$     12.58 C$      -50.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     4.31 C$      -66.87 %
Clothing And Shoes Toronto   Merida
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.13 C$     51.14 C$      -16.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 42.95 C$     54.49 C$      +26.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.38 C$     81.04 C$      -23.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.54 C$     64.28 C$      -44.84 %
Rent Per Month Toronto   Merida
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,466.64 C$     251.51 C$      -82.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,043.00 C$     195.62 C$      -81.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,652.44 C$     656.72 C$      -75.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,895.86 C$     572.89 C$      -69.78 %
Buy Apartment Price Toronto   Merida
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,258.93 C$     817.41 C$      -86.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,625.01 C$     712.61 C$      -84.59 %
Salaries And Financing Toronto   Merida
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,365.15 C$     579.52 C$      -82.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.41     11.25      +229.60 %
Last update March, 2014 March, 2014
Contributors (past 18 months) 517 38
Currency: CAD

Source: http://www.numbeo.com/

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  1. J.J TREZZ says:

    should the foreigners living in Mexico, temporarly or permanent, pay an extra tax for the privilege of living in Mexico?

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