Cost of Living Comparison Between Winnipeg and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 14.8% higher than in Winnipeg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 38.9% higher than in Winnipeg
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 106.5% higher than in Winnipeg
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.8% higher than in Winnipeg
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 21.8% higher than in Winnipeg
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 11.7% lower than in Winnipeg
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Restaurants
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 22.00 C$ 25.00 C$      +13.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 C$ 120.00 C$      +33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.38 C$ 14.00 C$      -2.6 %
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) 4.94 C$ 5.41 C$      +9.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 C$ 3.05 C$      -5.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 C$ 2.64 C$      +7.5 %
Markets
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.31 C$ 11.67 C$      +59.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.52 C$ 3.84 C$      +52.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.51 C$ 2.81 C$      +12.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.18 C$ 5.99 C$      +43.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.01 C$ 9.55 C$      +59.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.88 C$ 9.49 C$      +38.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.26 C$ 10.93 C$      +32.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.75 C$ 2.93 C$      +6.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$ 0.84 C$      -5.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.66 C$ 2.46 C$      -7.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 C$ 3.01 C$      +34.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 C$ 2.07 C$      +22.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 C$ 1.75 C$      +16.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.45 C$ 3.66 C$      +6.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 C$ 2.54 C$      +0.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.49 C$ 20.00 C$      +21.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.95 C$ 4.79 C$      -3.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.83 C$ 4.71 C$      -2.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 20.57 C$      +2.9 %
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) 2.74 C$ 3.45 C$      +26.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.65 C$ 38.45 C$      +11.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.82 C$ 7.38 C$      +26.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,489.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      -1.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,223.09 C$ 28,263.00 C$      +0.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.73 C$ 176.01 C$      -8.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 58.27 C$ 68.00 C$      +16.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 89.89 C$ 85.52 C$      -4.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.50 C$ 62.03 C$      +20.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 50.00 C$ 17.80 C$      -64.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 18.00 C$      +20.0 %
Childcare
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 797.36 C$ 1,478.95 C$      +85.5 %
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) 80.00 C$ 89.85 C$      +12.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.38 C$ 64.43 C$      +27.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 113.04 C$ 141.07 C$      +24.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 189.10 C$ 186.64 C$      -1.3 %
Rent Per Month
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,257.88 C$ 2,758.90 C$      +119.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,418.99 C$ 2,287.28 C$      +61.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,994.44 C$ 5,085.89 C$      +155.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,102.50 C$ 3,863.29 C$      +83.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 348.38 C$ 1,543.61 C$      +343.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 360.00 C$ 994.63 C$      +176.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Winnipeg Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,305.52 C$ 4,054.85 C$      +22.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.91 6.63      -4.1 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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