Saskatoon is the largest city in the province of Saskatchewan and the 17th largest Census Metropolitan Area in Canada. The city has a high cost of living, albeit 19% lower than the cost of living in Toronto. The cost of rent, groceries, utilities, and transportation in Saskatoon is up to $2,566.78 per month. You can budget an additional $400 if you have a child. Here is a breakdown of the expenses.
Rent – On average, the cost of rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Saskatoon is $1,104.17 per month. A two-bedroom apartment in the city can cost up to $1300 per month while a three-bedroom apartment can cost up to $1,638.89 per month.
Utilities – Utilities include electricity, water, natural gas, and even cell phones. In Saskatoon, utility expenses can account for $200 each month.
Groceries – The average household grocery in Saskatoon is $51 a week; this adds up to $200 a month.
Transportation – An adult pass in Saskatoon costs $81 per month. The transportation cost is even higher (up to $500) if you have a car. To learn more about Saskatoon, click here.