Cost of Living Comparison Between Calgary and Winnipeg 

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Consumer Prices in Winnipeg are 3.20% lower than in Calgary (without rent)
Rent Prices in Winnipeg are 15.47% lower than in Calgary
Restaurant Prices in Winnipeg are 11.71% lower than in Calgary
Groceries Prices in Winnipeg are 1.65% higher than in Calgary
Local Purchasing Power in Winnipeg is 17.29% lower than in Calgary
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Restaurants
Calgary[ Edit ] Winnipeg[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 15.85 C$      -20.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$ 70.00 C$      -6.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$ 10.00 C$      -9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 6.00 C$      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.43 C$ 4.61 C$      +4.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 C$ 2.33 C$      +5.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 C$ 2.08 C$      +8.97 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.41 C$ 6.88 C$      -26.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.35 C$ 2.27 C$      -3.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.38 C$ 1.93 C$      +40.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 C$ 3.31 C$      -6.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.11 C$ 5.20 C$      -14.85 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.22 C$ 6.39 C$      +2.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.71 C$ 6.84 C$      +2.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.94 C$ 1.89 C$      -2.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 C$ 0.97 C$      +12.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 C$ 1.88 C$      +3.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 C$ 2.33 C$      +19.37 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 C$ 1.36 C$      +6.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 C$ 1.43 C$      +33.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 C$ 2.70 C$      +4.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.21 C$ 2.07 C$      -6.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 C$ 15.50 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.68 C$ 3.47 C$      -5.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.16 C$ 4.39 C$      +5.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 C$ 18.00 C$      +5.88 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 3.00 C$      -14.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 109.00 C$ 101.00 C$      -7.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 C$ 3.75 C$      -1.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 3.22 C$      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$ 31.60 C$      +5.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.71 C$ 3.89 C$      +4.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 C$ 30,000.00 C$      +11.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,803.64 C$ 24,850.59 C$      +8.98 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.39 C$ 170.31 C$      -14.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 C$ 0.32 C$      +16.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.04 C$ 82.70 C$      +5.96 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.75 C$ 51.83 C$      -22.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.36 C$ 24.22 C$      +3.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 14.00 C$      -6.67 %
Childcare
Calgary[ Edit ] Winnipeg[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,197.50 C$ 598.57 C$      -50.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,930.00 C$ 18,057.14 C$      +13.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.97 C$ 55.28 C$      -12.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.69 C$ 38.38 C$      -27.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.39 C$ 94.63 C$      -2.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.79 C$ 114.96 C$      -13.43 %
Rent Per Month
Calgary[ Edit ] Winnipeg[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,211.35 C$ 1,062.56 C$      -12.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,008.40 C$ 979.86 C$      -2.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,148.84 C$ 1,529.41 C$      -28.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,642.42 C$ 1,509.01 C$      -8.12 %
Buy Apartment Price
Calgary[ Edit ] Winnipeg[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 398.20 C$ 246.71 C$      -38.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 272.49 C$ 255.96 C$      -6.07 %
Salaries And Financing
Calgary[ Edit ] Winnipeg[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,343.34 C$ 3,356.45 C$      -22.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.28 3.32      +1.38 %
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