Cost of Living Comparison Between Winnipeg and Vancouver 

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Cost of Living in Vancouver is 9.4% higher than in Winnipeg (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Vancouver is 35.5% higher than in Winnipeg
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 109.9% higher than in Winnipeg
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 9.6% higher than in Winnipeg
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 18.8% higher than in Winnipeg
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 0.4% lower than in Winnipeg
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Restaurants
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 25.00 C$      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 95.00 C$ 120.00 C$      +26.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.95 C$ 15.00 C$      +0.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 9.00 C$      +12.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.29 C$ 5.40 C$      +2.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.37 C$ 2.94 C$      -12.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 C$ 2.61 C$      +4.5 %
Markets
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.35 C$ 10.43 C$      +41.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 C$ 3.75 C$      +49.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.42 C$ 2.70 C$      +11.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.27 C$ 5.56 C$      +30.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.99 C$ 8.17 C$      +36.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.70 C$ 9.67 C$      +44.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.02 C$ 11.10 C$      +23.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 C$ 2.80 C$      +5.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 C$ 0.82 C$      -6.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.60 C$ 2.42 C$      -7.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.38 C$ 3.00 C$      +26.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.63 C$ 1.99 C$      +22.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 C$ 1.74 C$      +24.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.46 C$ 3.56 C$      +2.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 C$ 2.60 C$      +16.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +25.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.54 C$ 4.33 C$      -4.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.13 C$ 4.64 C$      +12.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 20.07 C$      +0.4 %
Transportation
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$ 3.15 C$      0.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 108.00 C$ 140.00 C$      +29.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.95 C$ 4.00 C$      +1.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.98 C$ 3.45 C$      +15.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.65 C$ 36.29 C$      +4.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.66 C$ 7.32 C$      +29.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,898.24 C$ 28,031.10 C$      -6.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.56 C$ 142.43 C$      -29.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 58.62 C$ 62.82 C$      +7.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 89.29 C$ 78.30 C$      -12.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.07 C$ 55.12 C$      +5.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47.50 C$ 14.78 C$      -68.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 17.50 C$      +16.7 %
Childcare
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 981.11 C$ 1,596.88 C$      +62.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,470.67 C$ 20,100.00 C$      +22.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.50 C$ 84.84 C$      +17.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.71 C$ 56.91 C$      +10.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 121.33 C$ 134.88 C$      +11.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 191.62 C$ 168.58 C$      -12.0 %
Rent Per Month
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,251.52 C$ 2,790.14 C$      +122.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,384.81 C$ 2,346.32 C$      +69.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,058.33 C$ 5,118.02 C$      +148.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,062.00 C$ 3,929.87 C$      +90.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 402.58 C$ 1,390.95 C$      +245.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 371.61 C$ 930.14 C$      +150.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,342.56 C$ 4,511.44 C$      +35.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.48 6.57      +1.4 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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