Cost of living in Winnipeg, Canada

Summary of cost of living in Winnipeg

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: C$4,991
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: C$2,407
  • Winnipeg is the 3rd cheapest city in Canada (8 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Winnipeg is cheaper than in 91% of cities in N. America (48 out of 53)
  • Cost of living in Winnipeg is more expensive than in 54% of cities in the World (107 out of 229)
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List of prices in Winnipeg
Current as of May 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) C$13
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$5.53
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$1.88
12 eggs, large C$4.16
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$4.64
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.55
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$1.94
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.24
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$17
2 liters of coca-cola C$2.41
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$1.52
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area C$1,858
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area C$1,269
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$252
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area C$1,076
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area C$868
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio C$107
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) C$58
40” flat screen tv C$441
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) C$129
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$13
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$23
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) C$65
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) C$42
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) C$133
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$126
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$28,685
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.74
Monthly ticket public transport C$99
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$22
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$33
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) C$109
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) C$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.42
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$4.56
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.67
Tube of toothpaste C$2.36
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$28
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$53
2 tickets to the movies C$25
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$155
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$96
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb C$598
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.43
1 month of gym membership in business district C$54
1 package of marlboro cigarettes C$15
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 98 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2023

Winnipeg position in our World Ranking

the world
107th
out of 229
n. america
48th
out of 53
canada
8th
out of 10

Cheapest and most expensive products in Winnipeg compared to other cities:

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