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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cebu and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 6.67% higher than in Cebu
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 19.38% higher than in Cebu
Rent Prices in Manila are 63.22% higher than in Cebu
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 17.27% higher than in Cebu
Groceries Prices in Manila are 6.09% lower than in Cebu
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 22.68% higher than in Cebu
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ₱ 200.00 ₱      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ₱ 1,000.00 ₱      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 185.00 ₱ 150.00 ₱      -18.92 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 55.00 ₱ 60.00 ₱      +9.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ₱ 100.00 ₱      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 114.44 ₱ 125.22 ₱      +9.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.75 ₱ 35.88 ₱      +64.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.27 ₱ 18.09 ₱      +11.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 304.35 ₱ 297.53 ₱      -2.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.85 ₱ 50.95 ₱      +6.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.58 ₱ 22.92 ₱      -6.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 72.00 ₱ 80.63 ₱      +11.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 249.48 ₱ 90.54 ₱      -63.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 85.64 ₱ 79.73 ₱      -6.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 117.59 ₱ 129.39 ₱      +10.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.48 ₱ 57.57 ₱      +21.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 27.82 ₱ 29.53 ₱      +6.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 53.98 ₱ 58.21 ₱      +7.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 22.68 ₱ 26.85 ₱      +18.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.28 ₱ 38.48 ₱      -4.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 30.24 ₱ 35.83 ₱      +18.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 66.67 ₱ 66.67 ₱      0.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 25.00 ₱ 38.17 ₱      +52.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 ₱ 350.00 ₱      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 47.16 ₱ 49.80 ₱      +5.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 83.33 ₱ 75.90 ₱      -8.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 79.38 ₱ 90.00 ₱      +13.39 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 ₱ 20.00 ₱      +150.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 624.10 ₱ 700.00 ₱      +12.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱ 40.00 ₱      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱ 21.73 ₱      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱ 120.00 ₱      +0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 190.58 ₱ 201.50 ₱      +5.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,350,000.00 ₱ 1,175,000.00 ₱      -12.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,101,375.00 ₱ 1,015,588.24 ₱      -7.79 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,887.28 ₱ 7,167.05 ₱      +46.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.30 ₱ 7.85 ₱      +7.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,209.33 ₱ 2,952.04 ₱      +33.62 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,670.00 ₱ 2,513.00 ₱      +50.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 237.50 ₱ 325.00 ₱      +36.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 245.00 ₱ 300.00 ₱      +22.45 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 20,000.00 ₱ 9,216.97 ₱      -53.92 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 700,000.00 ₱ 428,057.26 ₱      -38.85 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,836.06 ₱ 2,464.95 ₱      +34.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,019.40 ₱ 1,516.91 ₱      +48.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,750.00 ₱ 4,153.96 ₱      +10.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,200.00 ₱ 4,075.00 ₱      +27.34 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 23,797.74 ₱ 28,421.76 ₱      +19.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,145.83 ₱ 10,925.00 ₱      -16.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,555.65 ₱ 84,583.33 ₱      +152.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,307.11 ₱ 24,467.39 ₱      +20.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,751.54 ₱ 12,220.87 ₱      +57.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,806.39 ₱ 6,472.19 ₱      +11.47 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,166.67 ₱ 23,676.54 ₱      +46.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.00 7.71      -14.38 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
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