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27%
Overall NAT. AVG.
9%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
75%
Housing NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
Index Portage la Prairie Manitoba National
Cost of living7383100
Goods & Services9191100
Groceries101101100
Health care9191100
Housing2560100
Transportation9696100
Utilities8787100
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Cost Of Living Quick Facts

  • The cost of living in Portage la Prairie is 13% lower than the Manitoba average
  • The cost of living in Portage la Prairie is 27% lower than the national average
  • Portage la Prairie housing is 75% lower than the national average
  • Manitoba general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average
  • Manitoba state income tax is 28% higher than the national average

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      Manitoba Sales Tax

      State General Sales Tax With Max Surtax
      Manitoba 7% 12%

      Manitoba Income Tax

      State Income Tax (Low) Income Tax (High)
      Manitoba 10.8% 17.4%

      Goods & Services

      Item Portage la Prairie National avg. Difference
      Personal Care $86.00$94.338.8%
      Recreation $98.00$102.334.2%

      Groceries

      Item Portage la Prairie National avg. Difference
      Meat, Poultry and Fish $101.00$102.271.2%
      Dairy Products and Eggs $94.00$104.6710.2%
      Bakery and Cereal Products $98.00$111.6712.2%
      Fruit and Vegetables $103.00$113.409.2%
      Alcoholic Beverages $101.00$105.804.5%

      Health Care

      Item Portage la Prairie National avg. Difference
      Doctor $95.00$101.076.0%

      Housing

      Item Portage la Prairie National avg. Difference
      Home Price ($) $194,453.00$663,503.0070.7%
      Apartment Rent ($) $970.00$1,274.0023.9%

      Transportation

      Item Portage la Prairie National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $94.00$102.077.9%

      Utilities

      Item Portage la Prairie National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $91.00$98.607.7%
      Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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      City Population Cost of Living Index National Avg.
      Dakota Plains 6A, MB68937.0%
      Dakota Tipi 1, MB175937.0%
      Long Plain (Part) 6, MB1,3647425.8%
      Portage la Prairie, MB7,1027327.3%

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      Portage la Prairie, MB7,1027327.3%
      Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.