Cost of Living Comparison Between Winnipeg and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 0.53% lower than in Winnipeg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 3.19% higher than in Winnipeg
Rent Prices in Montreal are 14.16% higher than in Winnipeg
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 3.15% higher than in Winnipeg
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 5.51% higher than in Winnipeg
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 6.39% lower than in Winnipeg
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Restaurants
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -6.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$ 80.00 C$      +14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 12.00 C$      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 6.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.58 C$ 4.23 C$      -7.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 C$ 2.07 C$      -9.91 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 C$ 1.73 C$      -13.60 %
Markets
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.26 C$ 10.14 C$      +39.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.15 C$ 3.27 C$      +51.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 C$ 1.54 C$      +1.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.37 C$ 3.48 C$      +3.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.16 C$ 7.91 C$      +53.36 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.71 C$ 6.91 C$      +2.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.96 C$ 8.41 C$      +20.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 1.81 C$      +5.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 C$ 0.80 C$      +0.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.74 C$ 1.89 C$      +8.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.20 C$ 2.17 C$      -1.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.39 C$ 1.06 C$      -23.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.37 C$ 1.06 C$      -22.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.64 C$ 2.08 C$      -21.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 C$ 1.84 C$      -4.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.36 C$ 3.19 C$      -4.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 C$ 3.62 C$      -5.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 C$ 13.75 C$      -23.61 %
Transportation
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$ 3.50 C$      +16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 102.05 C$ 88.50 C$      -13.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$ 3.75 C$      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.99 C$ 2.82 C$      -5.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.30 C$ 39.00 C$      +24.60 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.52 C$ 5.14 C$      +13.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 C$ 25,000.00 C$      -7.41 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,119.28 C$ 24,630.81 C$      -1.94 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.80 C$ 96.82 C$      -49.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$ 0.35 C$      -1.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.34 C$ 63.69 C$      -24.49 %
Sports And Leisure
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.00 C$ 45.02 C$      -2.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.86 C$ 18.22 C$      -32.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$ 13.50 C$      -3.57 %
Childcare
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 639.00 C$ 683.78 C$      +7.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,057.14 C$ 9,166.67 C$      -49.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.12 C$ 75.37 C$      +44.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.13 C$ 45.14 C$      +28.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.73 C$ 101.75 C$      +6.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.22 C$ 139.83 C$      +7.38 %
Rent Per Month
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,045.55 C$ 1,267.50 C$      +21.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 981.83 C$ 890.06 C$      -9.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,620.68 C$ 2,200.00 C$      +35.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,535.15 C$ 1,559.63 C$      +1.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 228.20 C$ 654.21 C$      +186.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 248.17 C$ 348.97 C$      +40.62 %
Salaries And Financing
Winnipeg Edit Montreal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,769.23 C$ 3,641.02 C$      -3.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.65 2.40      -9.19 %
Last update: October 2021October 2021
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