Cost of Living in Victoria, British Columbia

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1906
$4324
🛋️ Without rent
$748
$2384
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1158
$1940
🍽️ Food
$565
$1454
🚐 Transport
$56.8
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3597
😀 Quality of life
83
🏙️ Population
80K

The average cost of living in Victoria is $1906, which is in the top 19% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1785th out of 9294 in our global list, 26th out of 153 in Canada, and 11th out of 22 in British Columbia.

The median after-tax salary is $3597, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 256th (TOP 3%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 19th best city to live in Canada, and 5th most liveable city in British Columbia. With an estimated population of 80K, Victoria is the 65th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 25 km Victoria International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 5.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 271 University of Victoria
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Prices in Victoria

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.04
 Cappuccino
$3.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$979
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2159
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1681
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$71.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7632
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6686
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$64.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$63.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$962
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13726

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