Cost of Living in Victoria, British Columbia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1771
$3993
🛋️ Without rent
$714
$2251
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1057
$1742
🍽️ Food
$530
$1369
🚐 Transport
$59.3
$158
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3136
🏙️ Population
80K

The average cost of living in Victoria is $1771, which is in the top 20% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1806th out of 9294 in our global list, 28th out of 153 in Canada, and 11th out of 22 in British Columbia.

The median after-tax salary is $3136, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 577th (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 34th best city to live in Canada, and 8th most liveable city in British Columbia. With an estimated population of 80K, Victoria is the 65th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport25 kmVictoria International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent6.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank262University of Victoria
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Prices in Victoria

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$51.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.77
☕ Cappuccino
$3.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.88

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1092
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$906
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1525
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$83.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$60
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6792
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3686

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$67.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.66

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$63.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$62
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$773
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12993