Cost of Living Comparison Between Manila and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 87.52% higher than in Manila (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 122.28% higher than in Manila
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 186.76% higher than in Manila
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 255.18% higher than in Manila
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 87.85% higher than in Manila
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 447.91% higher than in Manila
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Restaurants
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 190.00 ₱
(3.91 $)
972.42 ₱
(20.00 $)
     +411.80 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₱
(24.68 $)
3,889.66 ₱
(80.00 $)
     +224.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱
(3.09 $)
437.59 ₱
(9.00 $)
     +191.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 77.50 ₱
(1.59 $)
340.35 ₱
(7.00 $)
     +339.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ₱
(2.47 $)
413.28 ₱
(8.50 $)
     +244.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 124.79 ₱
(2.57 $)
230.28 ₱
(4.74 $)
     +84.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 37.06 ₱
(0.76 $)
107.65 ₱
(2.21 $)
     +190.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 22.34 ₱
(0.46 $)
101.25 ₱
(2.08 $)
     +353.25 %
Markets
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 339.97 ₱
(6.99 $)
183.44 ₱
(3.77 $)
     -46.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.01 ₱
(1.15 $)
161.35 ₱
(3.32 $)
     +188.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.40 ₱
(0.48 $)
127.82 ₱
(2.63 $)
     +446.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 94.75 ₱
(1.95 $)
166.11 ₱
(3.42 $)
     +75.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 141.23 ₱
(2.90 $)
275.04 ₱
(5.66 $)
     +94.74 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 91.68 ₱
(1.89 $)
265.19 ₱
(5.45 $)
     +189.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 146.55 ₱
(3.01 $)
326.69 ₱
(6.72 $)
     +122.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 61.89 ₱
(1.27 $)
80.54 ₱
(1.66 $)
     +30.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 38.79 ₱
(0.80 $)
38.26 ₱
(0.79 $)
     -1.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 62.12 ₱
(1.28 $)
63.58 ₱
(1.31 $)
     +2.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 41.13 ₱
(0.85 $)
89.69 ₱
(1.84 $)
     +118.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 46.07 ₱
(0.95 $)
55.66 ₱
(1.14 $)
     +20.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 43.70 ₱
(0.90 $)
47.00 ₱
(0.97 $)
     +7.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 76.52 ₱
(1.57 $)
80.16 ₱
(1.65 $)
     +4.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.04 ₱
(0.78 $)
99.35 ₱
(2.04 $)
     +161.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 ₱
(8.23 $)
729.31 ₱
(15.00 $)
     +82.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.65 ₱
(1.17 $)
121.84 ₱
(2.51 $)
     +115.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 88.75 ₱
(1.83 $)
108.39 ₱
(2.23 $)
     +22.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 ₱
(2.47 $)
486.21 ₱
(10.00 $)
     +305.17 %
Transportation
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₱
(0.41 $)
85.09 ₱
(1.75 $)
     +325.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 686.33 ₱
(14.12 $)
4,862.08 ₱
(100.00 $)
     +608.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱
(0.82 $)
154.37 ₱
(3.17 $)
     +285.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.45 $)
131.28 ₱
(2.70 $)
     +504.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱
(2.47 $)
1,419.24 ₱
(29.19 $)
     +1,082.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 192.65 ₱
(3.96 $)
167.30 ₱
(3.44 $)
     -13.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 ₱
(26,737.53 $)
1,215,519.95 ₱
(25,000.00 $)
     -6.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,010,583.33 ₱
(20,785.00 $)
1,032,712.95 ₱
(21,240.15 $)
     +2.19 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,900.58 ₱
(121.36 $)
7,049.14 ₱
(144.98 $)
     +19.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.44 ₱
(0.15 $)
6.25 ₱
(0.13 $)
     -16.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,380.71 ₱
(48.96 $)
3,346.79 ₱
(68.83 $)
     +40.58 %
Sports And Leisure
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,527.23 ₱
(51.98 $)
1,888.20 ₱
(38.84 $)
     -25.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 312.50 ₱
(6.43 $)
485.24 ₱
(9.98 $)
     +55.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₱
(6.17 $)
729.31 ₱
(15.00 $)
     +143.10 %
Childcare
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,128.27 ₱
(208.31 $)
49,591.84 ₱
(1,019.97 $)
     +389.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 396,826.99 ₱
(8,161.67 $)
1,051,646.83 ₱
(21,629.57 $)
     +165.01 %
Clothing And Shoes
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,416.36 ₱
(49.70 $)
2,581.60 ₱
(53.10 $)
     +6.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,602.38 ₱
(32.96 $)
1,902.66 ₱
(39.13 $)
     +18.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,217.17 ₱
(86.74 $)
3,884.93 ₱
(79.90 $)
     -7.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,421.05 ₱
(90.93 $)
5,514.62 ₱
(113.42 $)
     +24.74 %
Rent Per Month
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 32,654.07 ₱
(671.61 $)
110,133.68 ₱
(2,265.16 $)
     +237.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,210.53 ₱
(333.41 $)
85,521.51 ₱
(1,758.95 $)
     +427.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 103,125.00 ₱
(2,121.01 $)
212,884.59 ₱
(4,378.47 $)
     +106.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 41,071.43 ₱
(844.73 $)
144,263.80 ₱
(2,967.12 $)
     +251.25 %
Buy Apartment Price
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,749.16 ₱
(323.92 $)
38,152.32 ₱
(784.69 $)
     +142.25 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,464.42 ₱
(194.66 $)
24,944.22 ₱
(513.04 $)
     +163.56 %
Salaries And Financing
Manila Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,605.45 ₱
(382.66 $)
226,592.13 ₱
(4,660.40 $)
     +1,117.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.07 3.70      -54.15 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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