Living alone isn’t cheap, but knowing how much it costs to live alone in Ontario could help you create a realistic budget.

Numbeo is the world’s largest crowdsourced database for cost of living. It breaks down all of the expenses required to live comfortably in cities across Canada and all over the globe.

It lists the average price of all of your expenses and even lets you compare the cost of living between cities so you know how your city stacks up.

Here are Numbeo’s breakdowns for the cost of living in Toronto, Ottawa, Mississauga, Brampton, and Hamilton.

Toronto

 

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A person living alone in Toronto spends an estimated $1,323.88 per month, not including rent. That’s based on 5,299 entries from over 960 contributors over the past 12 months.

Here are some of the cost breakdowns by Numbeo for the average person in Toronto:

  • Rent (one-bedroom): $2,161.53 per month
  • Basic utilities: $169.19 per month
  • Internet: $76.13 per month
  • Transit pass: $156 per month
  • Fitness membership: $62.86 per month
  • Meal for two (mid-range restaurant): $100

Ottawa

 

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A person living alone in Ottawa spends an estimated $1,228.81 per month, not including rent. That’s based on 1,408 entries in the past 12 months by 268 different contributors.

Here are some of the cost breakdowns by Numbeo for the average person in Ottawa:

  • Rent (one-bedroom): $1,710.42 per month
  • Basic utilities: $161.55 per month
  • Internet: $79.30 per month
  • Transit pass: $122.50 per month
  • Fitness membership: $70.63 per month
  • Meal for two (mid-range restaurant): $80

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Mississauga

 

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A single person in Mississauga spends an estimated $1,164.81 per month, not including rent. That’s based on 640 entries in the past 12 months by 114 different contributors.

Here are some of the cost breakdowns by Numbeo for the average person in Mississauga:

  • Rent (one-bedroom): $2,100 per month
  • Basic utilities: $154.62 per month
  • Internet: $73.21 per month
  • Transit pass: $144 per month
  • Fitness membership: $50.71 per month
  • Meal for two (mid-range restaurant): $80

Brampton

 

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A person living alone in Brampton spends an estimated $1,215.92 per month, not including rent. That’s based on 304 entries in the past 12 months by 80 different contributors.

Here are some of the cost breakdowns by Numbeo for the average person in Brampton:

  • Rent (one-bedroom): $1,673.75 per month
  • Internet: $77.43 per month
  • Transit pass: $120 per month
  • Fitness membership: $40.86 per month
  • Meal for two (mid-range restaurant): $90

Hamilton

 

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A person living alone in Hamilton spends an estimated $1,273.37 per month, not including rent. That’s based on 689 entries in the past 12 months by 99 different contributors.

Here are some of the cost breakdowns by Numbeo for the average person in Hamilton:

  • Rent (one-bedroom): $1,610 per month
  • Basic utilities: $209.36 per month
  • Internet: $82.86 per month
  • Transit pass: $110 per month
  • Fitness membership: $53.44 per month
  • Meal for two (mid-range restaurant): $82.50