Cost of Living Comparison Between Manila and Canberra 

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Consumer Prices in Canberra are 95.90% higher than in Manila (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canberra are 88.76% higher than in Manila
Rent Prices in Canberra are 75.52% higher than in Manila
Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 215.34% higher than in Manila
Groceries Prices in Canberra are 108.37% higher than in Manila
Local Purchasing Power in Canberra is 438.06% higher than in Manila
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Restaurants
Manila Edit Canberra Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 190.00 ₱
(4.97 A$)
898.77 ₱
(23.50 A$)
     +373.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₱
(31.38 A$)
3,250.86 ₱
(85.00 A$)
     +170.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱
(3.92 A$)
458.95 ₱
(12.00 A$)
     +205.96 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 77.50 ₱
(2.03 A$)
305.96 ₱
(8.00 A$)
     +294.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ₱
(3.14 A$)
305.96 ₱
(8.00 A$)
     +154.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 124.79 ₱
(3.26 A$)
171.04 ₱
(4.47 A$)
     +37.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 37.06 ₱
(0.97 A$)
124.94 ₱
(3.27 A$)
     +237.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 22.34 ₱
(0.58 A$)
120.20 ₱
(3.14 A$)
     +438.10 %
Markets
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 339.97 ₱
(8.89 A$)
266.04 ₱
(6.96 A$)
     -21.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.01 ₱
(1.46 A$)
112.17 ₱
(2.93 A$)
     +100.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.40 ₱
(0.61 A$)
46.98 ₱
(1.23 A$)
     +100.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 94.75 ₱
(2.48 A$)
208.44 ₱
(5.45 A$)
     +119.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 141.23 ₱
(3.69 A$)
206.60 ₱
(5.40 A$)
     +46.28 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 91.68 ₱
(2.40 A$)
189.49 ₱
(4.95 A$)
     +106.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 146.55 ₱
(3.83 A$)
311.18 ₱
(8.14 A$)
     +112.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 61.89 ₱
(1.62 A$)
82.97 ₱
(2.17 A$)
     +34.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 38.79 ₱
(1.01 A$)
57.83 ₱
(1.51 A$)
     +49.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 62.12 ₱
(1.62 A$)
67.88 ₱
(1.77 A$)
     +9.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 41.13 ₱
(1.08 A$)
92.07 ₱
(2.41 A$)
     +123.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 46.07 ₱
(1.20 A$)
59.75 ₱
(1.56 A$)
     +29.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 43.70 ₱
(1.14 A$)
51.65 ₱
(1.35 A$)
     +18.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 76.52 ₱
(2.00 A$)
117.13 ₱
(3.06 A$)
     +53.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.04 ₱
(0.99 A$)
74.37 ₱
(1.94 A$)
     +95.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 ₱
(10.46 A$)
669.30 ₱
(17.50 A$)
     +67.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.65 ₱
(1.48 A$)
210.35 ₱
(5.50 A$)
     +271.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 88.75 ₱
(2.32 A$)
227.08 ₱
(5.94 A$)
     +155.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 ₱
(3.14 A$)
1,338.59 ₱
(35.00 A$)
     +1,015.49 %
Transportation
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₱
(0.52 A$)
191.23 ₱
(5.00 A$)
     +856.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 686.33 ₱
(17.95 A$)
2,294.73 ₱
(60.00 A$)
     +234.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱
(1.05 A$)
191.23 ₱
(5.00 A$)
     +378.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.57 A$)
126.79 ₱
(3.32 A$)
     +483.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱
(3.14 A$)
1,988.76 ₱
(52.00 A$)
     +1,557.30 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 192.65 ₱
(5.04 A$)
213.15 ₱
(5.57 A$)
     +10.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 ₱
(33,990.98 A$)
956,135.90 ₱
(25,000.00 A$)
     -26.45 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,010,583.33 ₱
(26,423.63 A$)
985,919.54 ₱
(25,778.75 A$)
     -2.44 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,900.58 ₱
(154.28 A$)
9,115.36 ₱
(238.34 A$)
     +54.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.44 ₱
(0.19 A$)
5.61 ₱
(0.15 A$)
     -24.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,380.71 ₱
(62.25 A$)
2,813.50 ₱
(73.56 A$)
     +18.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,527.23 ₱
(66.08 A$)
2,815.31 ₱
(73.61 A$)
     +11.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 312.50 ₱
(8.17 A$)
893.99 ₱
(23.38 A$)
     +186.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₱
(7.84 A$)
688.42 ₱
(18.00 A$)
     +129.47 %
Childcare
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,128.27 ₱
(264.82 A$)
64,875.59 ₱
(1,696.30 A$)
     +540.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 396,826.99 ₱
(10,375.80 A$)
680,768.76 ₱
(17,800.00 A$)
     +71.55 %
Clothing And Shoes
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,416.36 ₱
(63.18 A$)
3,534.97 ₱
(92.43 A$)
     +46.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,602.38 ₱
(41.90 A$)
2,277.31 ₱
(59.54 A$)
     +42.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,217.17 ₱
(110.27 A$)
5,099.39 ₱
(133.33 A$)
     +20.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,421.05 ₱
(115.60 A$)
6,117.26 ₱
(159.95 A$)
     +38.37 %
Rent Per Month
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 32,654.07 ₱
(853.80 A$)
74,100.53 ₱
(1,937.50 A$)
     +126.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,210.53 ₱
(423.86 A$)
57,537.07 ₱
(1,504.42 A$)
     +254.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 103,125.00 ₱
(2,696.40 A$)
117,843.75 ₱
(3,081.25 A$)
     +14.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 41,071.43 ₱
(1,073.89 A$)
87,486.44 ₱
(2,287.50 A$)
     +113.01 %
Buy Apartment Price
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,749.16 ₱
(411.79 A$)
22,809.24 ₱
(596.39 A$)
     +44.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,464.42 ₱
(247.47 A$)
16,151.89 ₱
(422.32 A$)
     +70.66 %
Salaries And Financing
Manila Edit Canberra Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,605.45 ₱
(486.48 A$)
188,970.69 ₱
(4,941.00 A$)
     +915.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.07 3.53      -56.25 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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