Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Cebu 

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Consumer Prices in Cebu are 48.44% lower than in Melbourne (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cebu are 53.76% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Cebu are 65.00% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Cebu are 66.49% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Cebu are 48.58% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Cebu is 77.47% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$
(630.24 ₱)
4.86 A$
(180.00 ₱)
     -71.44 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 97.00 A$
(3,596.08 ₱)
29.67 A$
(1,100.00 ₱)
     -69.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(444.88 ₱)
4.86 A$
(180.00 ₱)
     -59.54 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(333.66 ₱)
2.02 A$
(75.00 ₱)
     -77.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(370.73 ₱)
2.70 A$
(100.00 ₱)
     -73.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.32 A$
(160.29 ₱)
3.39 A$
(125.67 ₱)
     -21.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 A$
(119.68 ₱)
1.02 A$
(37.69 ₱)
     -68.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 A$
(102.32 ₱)
0.70 A$
(25.94 ₱)
     -74.65 %
Markets
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.00 A$
(222.38 ₱)
9.34 A$
(346.39 ₱)
     +55.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.80 A$
(103.62 ₱)
1.56 A$
(57.99 ₱)
     -44.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(44.69 ₱)
0.65 A$
(23.98 ₱)
     -46.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.76 A$
(176.49 ₱)
2.44 A$
(90.41 ₱)
     -48.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 A$
(194.52 ₱)
4.65 A$
(172.37 ₱)
     -11.39 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.25 A$
(194.52 ₱)
2.57 A$
(95.46 ₱)
     -50.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.14 A$
(301.94 ₱)
4.98 A$
(184.61 ₱)
     -38.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 A$
(73.94 ₱)
1.63 A$
(60.48 ₱)
     -18.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.39 A$
(51.44 ₱)
1.06 A$
(39.12 ₱)
     -23.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.51 A$
(55.95 ₱)
1.47 A$
(54.43 ₱)
     -2.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.11 A$
(78.38 ₱)
1.07 A$
(39.69 ₱)
     -49.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 A$
(53.32 ₱)
1.24 A$
(45.96 ₱)
     -13.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(44.07 ₱)
1.40 A$
(51.79 ₱)
     +17.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.77 A$
(102.79 ₱)
1.78 A$
(66.00 ₱)
     -35.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 A$
(82.58 ₱)
0.81 A$
(30.00 ₱)
     -63.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(556.09 ₱)
10.25 A$
(380.00 ₱)
     -31.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.49 A$
(203.45 ₱)
1.44 A$
(53.31 ₱)
     -73.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.78 A$
(214.16 ₱)
3.26 A$
(120.71 ₱)
     -43.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(1,482.92 ₱)
2.83 A$
(105.00 ₱)
     -92.92 %
Transportation
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(166.83 ₱)
0.27 A$
(10.00 ₱)
     -94.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 155.00 A$
(5,746.31 ₱)
10.36 A$
(383.94 ₱)
     -93.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(185.36 ₱)
1.08 A$
(40.00 ₱)
     -78.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.61 A$
(96.77 ₱)
0.59 A$
(21.73 ₱)
     -77.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.08 A$
(1,263.45 ₱)
3.24 A$
(120.00 ₱)
     -90.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.01 A$
(185.71 ₱)
5.29 A$
(196.01 ₱)
     +5.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$
(1,000,969.54 ₱)
36,414.69 A$
(1,350,000.00 ₱)
     +34.87 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,160.23 A$
(969,836.69 ₱)
24,971.04 A$
(925,750.00 ₱)
     -4.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.72 A$
(7,589.64 ₱)
133.36 A$
(4,944.18 ₱)
     -34.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(7.23 ₱)
0.21 A$
(7.62 ₱)
     +5.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.26 A$
(2,641.94 ₱)
64.89 A$
(2,405.71 ₱)
     -8.94 %
Sports And Leisure
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.36 A$
(2,386.01 ₱)
54.19 A$
(2,009.09 ₱)
     -15.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.12 A$
(820.05 ₱)
12.14 A$
(450.00 ₱)
     -45.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(741.46 ₱)
7.69 A$
(285.00 ₱)
     -61.56 %
Childcare
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,316.92 A$
(85,895.16 ₱)
118.01 A$
(4,375.00 ₱)
     -94.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,953.33 A$
(702,655.90 ₱)
7,687.55 A$
(285,000.00 ₱)
     -59.44 %
Clothing And Shoes
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.97 A$
(3,669.06 ₱)
66.76 A$
(2,475.00 ₱)
     -32.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.64 A$
(2,025.53 ₱)
34.77 A$
(1,288.89 ₱)
     -36.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 131.73 A$
(4,883.65 ₱)
102.99 A$
(3,818.18 ₱)
     -21.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.40 A$
(5,390.41 ₱)
82.42 A$
(3,055.56 ₱)
     -43.31 %
Rent Per Month
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,715.10 A$
(63,583.69 ₱)
629.39 A$
(23,333.33 ₱)
     -63.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,401.21 A$
(51,946.87 ₱)
374.64 A$
(13,888.89 ₱)
     -73.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,277.45 A$
(121,504.66 ₱)
1,273.17 A$
(47,200.00 ₱)
     -61.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,265.60 A$
(83,992.47 ₱)
761.49 A$
(28,230.77 ₱)
     -66.39 %
Buy Apartment Price
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 895.28 A$
(33,190.83 ₱)
300.65 A$
(11,145.95 ₱)
     -66.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 748.05 A$
(27,732.38 ₱)
127.06 A$
(4,710.49 ₱)
     -83.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Melbourne Edit Cebu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,846.16 A$
(179,661.40 ₱)
504.80 A$
(18,714.29 ₱)
     -89.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.97 10.67      +259.71 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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