Cost of Living Comparison Between Manila and Iloilo 

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Consumer Prices in Iloilo are 14.93% lower than in Manila (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Iloilo are 37.86% lower than in Manila
Rent Prices in Iloilo are 80.55% lower than in Manila
Restaurant Prices in Iloilo are 27.94% lower than in Manila
Groceries Prices in Iloilo are 20.38% lower than in Manila
Local Purchasing Power in Iloilo is 27.59% higher than in Manila
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Restaurants
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 190.00 ₱ 120.00 ₱      -36.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₱ 600.00 ₱      -50.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱ 170.00 ₱      +13.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 83.00 ₱ 55.00 ₱      -33.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ₱ 80.00 ₱      -33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 122.05 ₱ 149.75 ₱      +22.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 36.98 ₱ 17.50 ₱      -52.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 22.30 ₱ 16.67 ₱      -25.27 %
Markets
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 339.97 ₱ 413.87 ₱      +21.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.01 ₱ 45.36 ₱      -19.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.44 ₱ 20.93 ₱      -10.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 95.39 ₱ 82.00 ₱      -14.04 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 141.00 ₱ 143.64 ₱      +1.87 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 91.57 ₱ 55.52 ₱      -39.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 146.55 ₱ 127.56 ₱      -12.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 61.88 ₱ 45.36 ₱      -26.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 38.79 ₱ 19.66 ₱      -49.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 62.11 ₱ 23.81 ₱      -61.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 41.12 ₱ 45.93 ₱      +11.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 46.07 ₱ 41.39 ₱      -10.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 43.70 ₱ 35.15 ₱      -19.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 76.51 ₱ 59.00 ₱      -22.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.04 ₱ 26.25 ₱      -30.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 ₱ 300.00 ₱      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.64 ₱ 42.60 ₱      -24.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 88.75 ₱ 80.75 ₱      -9.01 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 ₱ 100.00 ₱      -16.67 %
Transportation
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 22.00 ₱ 9.00 ₱      -59.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 677.00 ₱ 534.27 ₱      -21.08 %
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) 190.66 ₱ 190.69 ₱      +0.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 ₱ 1,350,000.00 ₱      +3.85 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,032,153.85 ₱ 1,340,000.00 ₱      +29.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,900.58 ₱ 7,662.50 ₱      +29.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.44 ₱ 5.50 ₱      -26.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,380.71 ₱ 4,500.00 ₱      +89.02 %
Sports And Leisure
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,527.23 ₱ 1,166.67 ₱      -53.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 312.50 ₱ 250.00 ₱      -20.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₱ 215.00 ₱      -28.33 %
Childcare
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,065.80 ₱ 12,333.33 ₱      +22.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 395,114.47 ₱ ?     
Clothing And Shoes
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,416.22 ₱ 1,460.00 ₱      -39.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,602.38 ₱ 1,575.00 ₱      -1.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,217.17 ₱ 3,250.00 ₱      -22.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,421.05 ₱ 3,125.00 ₱      -29.32 %
Rent Per Month
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,929.50 ₱ 6,875.00 ₱      -78.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,210.53 ₱ 4,500.00 ₱      -72.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 103,125.00 ₱ 15,666.67 ₱      -84.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 41,071.43 ₱ 10,333.33 ₱      -74.84 %
Buy Apartment Price
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,746.54 ₱ 5,806.39 ₱      -63.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,464.42 ₱ 1,393.53 ₱      -85.28 %
Salaries And Financing
Manila Edit Iloilo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,603.70 ₱ 14,750.00 ₱      -20.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.07 5.78      -28.39 %
Last update: March 2021February 2021
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