Cost of Living

Information on housing prices, property taxes and payroll deductions are provided for informational purposes. The estimates are in Canadian dollars and give you a sense of how much it may cost to live in St. John’s. Exact figures can vary significantly depending on your lifestyle and needs.


You can visit the following websites for additional information about the cost of renting or purchasing a home in Newfoundland and Labrador

Learn more about housing here.

Property Taxes

If you own property in Newfoundland and Labrador, you will have to pay property taxes to your local municipal government. These taxes are used by municipalities to fund services such as water, sewage, snow clearing, waste collection and recycling. Property taxes vary by municipality. For information about the tax rates in the City of St. John’s click here.

Taxes and Deductions from your biweekly pay