Cost of Living Comparison Between Winnipeg and Toronto 

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Consumer Prices in Toronto are 8.0% higher than in Winnipeg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Toronto are 30.0% higher than in Winnipeg
Rent Prices in Toronto are 93.4% higher than in Winnipeg
Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 27.1% higher than in Winnipeg
Groceries Prices in Toronto are 2.1% higher than in Winnipeg
Local Purchasing Power in Toronto is 12.2% higher than in Winnipeg
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Restaurants
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 23.00 C$      +15.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$ 115.00 C$      +53.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.19 C$ 13.00 C$      +16.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 9.00 C$      +20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 C$ 4.88 C$      +7.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 C$ 2.68 C$      +10.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 C$ 2.14 C$      +3.1 %
Markets
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.94 C$ 13.59 C$      +95.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 C$ 3.08 C$      +23.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.95 C$ 1.86 C$      -4.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.85 C$ 4.34 C$      +12.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.49 C$ 7.00 C$      +27.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.52 C$ 7.26 C$      +11.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.77 C$ 8.19 C$      +5.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.29 C$ 2.14 C$      -6.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 C$ 0.75 C$      -14.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.26 C$ 1.97 C$      -12.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 2.25 C$      -8.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 C$ 1.60 C$      -3.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 1.61 C$      +8.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.25 C$ 3.24 C$      -0.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 C$ 2.24 C$      -14.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 17.00 C$      +13.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.49 C$ 3.11 C$      -11.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.29 C$ 3.68 C$      -14.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 17.00 C$      -15.0 %
Transportation
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 C$ 3.25 C$      +4.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 104.00 C$ 156.00 C$      +50.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 C$ 4.41 C$      +16.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.57 C$ 2.82 C$      +9.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.30 C$ 31.00 C$      -1.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.00 C$ 6.18 C$      -11.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 C$ 30,000.00 C$      +11.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,017.83 C$ 26,837.55 C$      +3.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.67 C$ 176.91 C$      -14.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 C$ 0.43 C$      -1.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 86.04 C$ 73.68 C$      -14.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.61 C$ 63.52 C$      +42.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.14 C$ 22.96 C$      -28.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.0 %
Childcare
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 698.44 C$ 1,546.06 C$      +121.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,729.33 C$ 26,502.31 C$      +58.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.09 C$ 78.95 C$      +27.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.00 C$ 48.76 C$      +10.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.52 C$ 124.60 C$      +24.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.08 C$ 141.10 C$      +4.5 %
Rent Per Month
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,122.08 C$ 2,426.78 C$      +116.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,152.36 C$ 2,029.65 C$      +76.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,859.29 C$ 3,844.20 C$      +106.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,768.06 C$ 3,150.37 C$      +78.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 360.00 C$ 1,175.06 C$      +226.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 317.70 C$ 929.58 C$      +192.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Winnipeg Edit Toronto Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,975.53 C$ 4,341.54 C$      +45.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.91 5.92      +20.5 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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