Cost of Living Comparison Between Manila and Suva 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Suva are 3.5% lower than in Manila (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Suva are 5.7% higher than in Manila
Rent Prices in Suva are 31.6% higher than in Manila
Restaurant Prices in Suva are 11.0% higher than in Manila
Groceries Prices in Suva are 8.3% higher than in Manila
Local Purchasing Power in Suva is 176.8% higher than in Manila
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Restaurants
Manila Edit Suva Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 ₱
(11.93 FJ$)
251.51 ₱
(10.00 FJ$)
     -16.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,750.00 ₱
(69.58 FJ$)
2,012.04 ₱
(80.00 FJ$)
     +15.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 ₱
(9.94 FJ$)
377.26 ₱
(15.00 FJ$)
     +50.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ₱
(2.78 FJ$)
138.33 ₱
(5.50 FJ$)
     +97.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 130.00 ₱
(5.17 FJ$)
163.48 ₱
(6.50 FJ$)
     +25.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 170.40 ₱
(6.78 FJ$)
188.47 ₱
(7.49 FJ$)
     +10.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 54.86 ₱
(2.18 FJ$)
73.57 ₱
(2.92 FJ$)
     +34.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 32.45 ₱
(1.29 FJ$)
52.40 ₱
(2.08 FJ$)
     +61.5 %
Markets
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 393.93 ₱
(15.66 FJ$)
274.29 ₱
(10.91 FJ$)
     -30.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 70.08 ₱
(2.79 FJ$)
24.27 ₱
(0.97 FJ$)
     -65.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.17 ₱
(1.00 FJ$)
27.54 ₱
(1.10 FJ$)
     +9.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 119.94 ₱
(4.77 FJ$)
185.17 ₱
(7.36 FJ$)
     +54.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 205.69 ₱
(8.18 FJ$)
274.56 ₱
(10.92 FJ$)
     +33.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 131.52 ₱
(5.23 FJ$)
185.24 ₱
(7.37 FJ$)
     +40.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 213.58 ₱
(8.49 FJ$)
186.86 ₱
(7.43 FJ$)
     -12.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 83.46 ₱
(3.32 FJ$)
64.94 ₱
(2.58 FJ$)
     -22.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 45.68 ₱
(1.82 FJ$)
47.53 ₱
(1.89 FJ$)
     +4.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 88.22 ₱
(3.51 FJ$)
84.19 ₱
(3.35 FJ$)
     -4.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 53.52 ₱
(2.13 FJ$)
70.62 ₱
(2.81 FJ$)
     +31.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 62.11 ₱
(2.47 FJ$)
35.77 ₱
(1.42 FJ$)
     -42.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 76.20 ₱
(3.03 FJ$)
33.25 ₱
(1.32 FJ$)
     -56.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 88.10 ₱
(3.50 FJ$)
64.67 ₱
(2.57 FJ$)
     -26.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 43.92 ₱
(1.75 FJ$)
42.28 ₱
(1.68 FJ$)
     -3.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ₱
(19.88 FJ$)
439.51 ₱
(17.48 FJ$)
     -12.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 77.32 ₱
(3.07 FJ$)
125.10 ₱
(4.97 FJ$)
     +61.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 87.95 ₱
(3.50 FJ$)
211.68 ₱
(8.42 FJ$)
     +140.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 167.50 ₱
(6.66 FJ$)
553.31 ₱
(22.00 FJ$)
     +230.3 %
Transportation
Manila Edit Suva Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ₱
(1.19 FJ$)
47.79 ₱
(1.90 FJ$)
     +59.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 ₱
(19.88 FJ$)
1,257.53 ₱
(50.00 FJ$)
     +151.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 ₱
(1.79 FJ$)
50.30 ₱
(2.00 FJ$)
     +11.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.86 FJ$)
40.48 ₱
(1.61 FJ$)
     +86.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 145.00 ₱
(5.77 FJ$)
387.32 ₱
(15.40 FJ$)
     +167.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 248.26 ₱
(9.87 FJ$)
280.38 ₱
(11.15 FJ$)
     +12.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,000.00 ₱
(55,664.83 FJ$)
1,257,526.58 ₱
(50,000.00 FJ$)
     -10.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,157,142.86 ₱
(46,008.68 FJ$)
1,383,279.24 ₱
(55,000.00 FJ$)
     +19.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,174.31 ₱
(285.25 FJ$)
2,473.14 ₱
(98.33 FJ$)
     -65.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,868.69 ₱
(74.30 FJ$)
767.09 ₱
(30.50 FJ$)
     -59.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,646.36 ₱
(65.46 FJ$)
1,278.49 ₱
(50.83 FJ$)
     -22.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,280.00 ₱
(90.65 FJ$)
1,529.99 ₱
(60.83 FJ$)
     -32.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 380.00 ₱
(15.11 FJ$)
402.41 ₱
(16.00 FJ$)
     +5.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 375.00 ₱
(14.91 FJ$)
251.51 ₱
(10.00 FJ$)
     -32.9 %
Childcare
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 26,229.17 ₱
(1,042.89 FJ$)
10,479.39 ₱
(416.67 FJ$)
     -60.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 828,571.43 ₱
(32,944.49 FJ$)
553,311.70 ₱
(22,000.00 FJ$)
     -33.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Manila Edit Suva Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,076.47 ₱
(82.56 FJ$)
1,458.73 ₱
(58.00 FJ$)
     -29.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,714.29 ₱
(68.16 FJ$)
1,534.18 ₱
(61.00 FJ$)
     -10.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,468.75 ₱
(177.68 FJ$)
3,345.02 ₱
(133.00 FJ$)
     -25.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,166.67 ₱
(165.67 FJ$)
2,963.57 ₱
(117.83 FJ$)
     -28.9 %
Rent Per Month
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,679.94 ₱
(1,060.81 FJ$)
43,115.20 ₱
(1,714.29 FJ$)
     +61.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,857.14 ₱
(550.97 FJ$)
22,815.13 ₱
(907.14 FJ$)
     +64.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 89,166.67 ₱
(3,545.32 FJ$)
104,195.06 ₱
(4,142.86 FJ$)
     +16.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 35,357.14 ₱
(1,405.82 FJ$)
48,145.30 ₱
(1,914.29 FJ$)
     +36.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,109.46 ₱
(839.32 FJ$)
3,504.81 ₱
(139.35 FJ$)
     -83.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 15,019.20 ₱
(597.17 FJ$)
1,658.94 ₱
(65.96 FJ$)
     -89.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 29,672.23 ₱
(1,179.79 FJ$)
86,847.93 ₱
(3,453.12 FJ$)
     +192.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.54 6.69      -11.3 %
Last update: April 2024March 2024
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