Winnipeg

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

8
107/263
Details
Large apartment$1025.16
Medium apartment$868.34
Rent index [score]0.77
Small apartment$711.51

Cost of Living

5
125/261
Details
5km taxi ride$6.80
A Cappuccino$3.20
A beer$2.00
A kilogram of Apples$3.20
Bread$0.82
Inflation [score]0.54
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$38.00
Monthly public transport$63.00
Movie ticket$9.80
Price of a meal at a restaurant$65.56

Startups

4
165/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups3
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.24
Coworking spaces [score]0.32
Meetups [score]0.18
Meetups groups31
Meetups members7983
Number of investors4
Number of startup events in the last 12 months78
Number of upcoming meetup events6
Startup climate scene [score]0.35
Startup events14
Startup events17
Startup events [score]0.43
Startups [score]0.50
Total number of startups34

Venture Capital

2
168/227
Details
Venture capital [score]0.24

Travel Connectivity

1
211/260
Details
Airport hub23
Airport hub [score]0.17
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.12

Commute

5
98/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Canada/Winnipeg
Traffic handling [score]0.74

Business Freedom

9
47/259
Details
Business freedom81.80
Business freedom [score]0.80
Freedom from corruption81.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.89
Lack of labor restrictions72.60
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.67
Time to open a business1.50
Time to open a business [score]1.00

Safety

7
179/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.46
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents31
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.95
Lack of guns [score]0.86
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.90

Healthcare

8
82/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.69
Healthcare quality [score]0.73
Life expectancy (years)82.17
Life expectancy [score]0.93

Education

5
78/230
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Manitoba
Best university ranking450
Country mean scores in PISA math test515.43
Country mean scores in PISA reading test523.12
Country mean scores in PISA science test525.44
PISA math ranking (high school)9
PISA ranking8
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.93
PISA reading (high school)7
PISA science (high school)10
Percent of happy students0.79
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.14
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.11
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.16
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.13
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.11
University quality [score]0.10

Environmental Quality

6
146/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.75
Cleanliness [score]0.53
Drinking water quality [score]0.58
Urban greenery [score]0.58

Economy

6
91/258
Details
Currency for urban areaCAD
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.45
GDP per capita$44843.44
GDP per capita [score]0.71

Taxation

7
20/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.96
Income tax level [score]0.51
Profit tax (% of profit)0.21
Time overhead to file company taxes131
VAT (Sales Tax)0.05

Internet Access

4
176/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)22.57
Internet access (download) [score]0.49
Internet access (upload) [score]0.38
Upload speed (Mbps)8.13

Leisure & Culture

5
184/263
Details
Art galleries57
Art galleries [score]0.47
Cinemas12
Cinemas [score]0.41
Comedy clubs5
Comedy clubs [score]0.61
Concert venues62
Concerts [score]0.59
Historical sites18
Historical sites [score]0.60
Museums22
Museums [score]0.36
Performing art venues69
Performing arts [score]0.41
Sport venues29
Sports [score]0.61
Zoos4
Zoos [score]0.65

Tolerance

7
85/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.80
LGBT Equality Index82.02
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.84
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✖ Unequal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (5-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsVaries by Region
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rightsVaries by Region
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalityVaries by Region
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.53

Outdoors

4
161/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.17
Median peak in meters259.50
Urban area elevation (meters)239.00
Water access [score]0.71
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Winnipeg are in the 125th place of all 261 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$629$794
$712
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$38
Movie ticket$10
Broadband internet connection$45
Monthly public transport$63
Lunch$12
-30%
compared to
San Francisco
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Software Engineer salaries in Winnipeg are above average. For this job type, Winnipeg ranks 123rd for salaries among 264 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Winnipeg.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$45,755
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

30.80
Guns per 100 people
1.97
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Winnipeg in position 191 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Startup Visa

Start-up visa
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Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.9

Climate type

Warm Summer Continental

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city in Manitoba, and a major centre on the Canadian Prairies. About 660,000 people live in the city proper, with about 730,000 in the entire metropolitan area. 'The Peg' is a city as diverse in and of itself as the whole of Canada.

It is a well rounded city with a stable economy. It is a destination for architecture, rivers, history, money (mint) arts, and museums. It has something for everyone-from boutiques to cheap value stores, Winnipeg has a great retail market, where a lot of new concepts are tried.

The name Winnipeg is a transcription of the western Cree word wi-nipe-k meaning "muddy waters"; the general area was populated for thousands of years by First Nations. Winnipeg lies at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, a location currently known as The Forks. This point was at the crossroads of canoe routes travelled by Aboriginal peoples prior to European contact. Given its central location, Winnipeg started out as a fur trading post Many trails converged on the city and later became streets (which is evident when you see the city's somewhat haphazard road layout).

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