Cost of Living Comparison Between Winnipeg and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 6.7% higher than in Winnipeg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 33.0% higher than in Winnipeg
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 108.8% higher than in Winnipeg
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 24.4% higher than in Winnipeg
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 6.3% higher than in Winnipeg
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 16.7% higher than in Winnipeg
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Restaurants
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 25.00 C$      +25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$ 100.00 C$      +33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.19 C$ 12.00 C$      +7.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 7.50 C$      +25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 9.00 C$      +20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 C$ 5.06 C$      +11.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 C$ 2.73 C$      +12.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 C$ 2.43 C$      +17.2 %
Markets
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.94 C$ 10.87 C$      +56.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 C$ 3.18 C$      +27.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.95 C$ 2.16 C$      +10.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.85 C$ 5.07 C$      +31.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.49 C$ 7.39 C$      +34.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.52 C$ 7.25 C$      +11.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.77 C$ 8.28 C$      +6.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.29 C$ 2.01 C$      -12.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 C$ 0.85 C$      -3.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.26 C$ 2.12 C$      -6.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 2.29 C$      -6.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 C$ 1.69 C$      +2.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 1.24 C$      -15.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.25 C$ 3.22 C$      -0.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 C$ 2.53 C$      -3.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +33.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.49 C$ 3.36 C$      -3.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.29 C$ 3.78 C$      -11.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 19.00 C$      -5.0 %
Transportation
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 C$ 3.10 C$      0.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 104.00 C$ 120.00 C$      +15.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 C$ 3.75 C$      -1.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.57 C$ 3.22 C$      +25.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.30 C$ 37.14 C$      +18.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.00 C$ 7.93 C$      +13.2 %
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$ 26,552.63 C$      +2.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.67 C$ 126.82 C$      -38.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 C$ 0.30 C$      -30.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 86.04 C$ 84.93 C$      -1.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.61 C$ 59.09 C$      +32.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.14 C$ 14.76 C$      -54.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 17.00 C$      +13.3 %
Childcare
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 698.44 C$ 1,387.73 C$      +98.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,729.33 C$ 24,754.95 C$      +48.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.09 C$ 79.31 C$      +27.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.00 C$ 50.41 C$      +14.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.52 C$ 118.89 C$      +18.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.08 C$ 149.23 C$      +10.5 %
Rent Per Month
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,122.08 C$ 2,445.55 C$      +117.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,152.36 C$ 2,085.71 C$      +81.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,859.29 C$ 4,553.66 C$      +144.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,768.06 C$ 3,248.69 C$      +83.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 360.00 C$ 1,277.66 C$      +254.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 317.70 C$ 977.71 C$      +207.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,975.53 C$ 4,616.94 C$      +55.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.91 4.71      -4.2 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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