Cost of Living
The good life - at a price you can afford
Manitoba offers you a cost of living that allows you to live better for less. Homes, auto insurance, electricity, university or college tuition - all are available in Manitoba at extremely low prices.
Annual Personal Living Costs and Taxes
|Newfoundland and Labrador||12,753|
|Prince Edward Island||12,813|
Source: Manitoba Budget 2003
*Includes income tax, retail sales and gasoline taxes, health premiums, child benefits, mortgage costs, auto insurance, telephone service, electricity, heating and property taxes.
While average income in Manitoba is near the national mid-point, the province's low housing prices mean a significantly larger proportion of the population can buy their own home. In Winnipeg, 44 percent of families can afford their own home.
Average Housing Costs by Province
|Newfoundland and Labrador||76,283|
|Prince Edward Island||100,657|
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population
Last modified July 9, 2003
For more information on cost of living and services in Manitoba, visit: http://www.immigratemanitoba.com/