Cost of Living Comparison Between Manila and Suva 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Suva are 2.6% lower than in Manila (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Suva are 1.7% higher than in Manila
Rent Prices in Suva are 13.5% higher than in Manila
Restaurant Prices in Suva are 24.2% higher than in Manila
Groceries Prices in Suva are 7.3% higher than in Manila
Local Purchasing Power in Suva is 205.5% higher than in Manila
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Restaurants
Manila Edit Suva Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 260.00 ₱
(10.39 FJ$)
250.25 ₱
(10.00 FJ$)
     -3.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 ₱
(59.94 FJ$)
2,001.97 ₱
(80.00 FJ$)
     +33.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 ₱
(9.99 FJ$)
375.37 ₱
(15.00 FJ$)
     +50.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ₱
(2.80 FJ$)
125.12 ₱
(5.00 FJ$)
     +78.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ₱
(4.80 FJ$)
187.68 ₱
(7.50 FJ$)
     +56.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 169.17 ₱
(6.76 FJ$)
193.05 ₱
(7.71 FJ$)
     +14.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 54.42 ₱
(2.17 FJ$)
74.72 ₱
(2.99 FJ$)
     +37.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 26.91 ₱
(1.08 FJ$)
52.13 ₱
(2.08 FJ$)
     +93.7 %
Markets
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 392.63 ₱
(15.69 FJ$)
273.98 ₱
(10.95 FJ$)
     -30.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 70.49 ₱
(2.82 FJ$)
25.97 ₱
(1.04 FJ$)
     -63.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.99 ₱
(1.00 FJ$)
27.24 ₱
(1.09 FJ$)
     +9.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 121.08 ₱
(4.84 FJ$)
181.39 ₱
(7.25 FJ$)
     +49.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 181.51 ₱
(7.25 FJ$)
287.18 ₱
(11.48 FJ$)
     +58.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 131.52 ₱
(5.26 FJ$)
197.01 ₱
(7.87 FJ$)
     +49.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 208.61 ₱
(8.34 FJ$)
168.18 ₱
(6.72 FJ$)
     -19.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 84.19 ₱
(3.36 FJ$)
63.08 ₱
(2.52 FJ$)
     -25.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 44.94 ₱
(1.80 FJ$)
43.51 ₱
(1.74 FJ$)
     -3.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 88.06 ₱
(3.52 FJ$)
79.23 ₱
(3.17 FJ$)
     -10.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 52.61 ₱
(2.10 FJ$)
56.64 ₱
(2.26 FJ$)
     +7.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 62.27 ₱
(2.49 FJ$)
34.05 ₱
(1.36 FJ$)
     -45.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 77.54 ₱
(3.10 FJ$)
30.73 ₱
(1.23 FJ$)
     -60.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 83.67 ₱
(3.34 FJ$)
53.18 ₱
(2.12 FJ$)
     -36.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 47.67 ₱
(1.90 FJ$)
45.83 ₱
(1.83 FJ$)
     -3.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ₱
(19.98 FJ$)
424.17 ₱
(16.95 FJ$)
     -15.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 76.01 ₱
(3.04 FJ$)
120.96 ₱
(4.83 FJ$)
     +59.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 89.39 ₱
(3.57 FJ$)
212.71 ₱
(8.50 FJ$)
     +138.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 170.00 ₱
(6.79 FJ$)
550.54 ₱
(22.00 FJ$)
     +223.8 %
Transportation
Manila Edit Suva Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ₱
(1.20 FJ$)
37.54 ₱
(1.50 FJ$)
     +25.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 582.30 ₱
(23.27 FJ$)
1,251.23 ₱
(50.00 FJ$)
     +114.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 ₱
(1.80 FJ$)
50.05 ₱
(2.00 FJ$)
     +11.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.87 FJ$)
40.27 ₱
(1.61 FJ$)
     +85.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 145.00 ₱
(5.79 FJ$)
270.27 ₱
(10.80 FJ$)
     +86.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 251.96 ₱
(10.07 FJ$)
279.16 ₱
(11.16 FJ$)
     +10.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,000.00 ₱
(55,944.94 FJ$)
1,251,230.34 ₱
(50,000.00 FJ$)
     -10.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,157,142.86 ₱
(46,240.20 FJ$)
1,376,353.37 ₱
(55,000.00 FJ$)
     +18.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,188.52 ₱
(287.26 FJ$)
2,629.67 ₱
(105.08 FJ$)
     -63.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,890.36 ₱
(75.54 FJ$)
750.74 ₱
(30.00 FJ$)
     -60.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,637.27 ₱
(65.43 FJ$)
1,376.35 ₱
(55.00 FJ$)
     -15.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,264.29 ₱
(90.48 FJ$)
1,522.33 ₱
(60.83 FJ$)
     -32.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 338.33 ₱
(13.52 FJ$)
375.37 ₱
(15.00 FJ$)
     +10.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 360.00 ₱
(14.39 FJ$)
250.25 ₱
(10.00 FJ$)
     -30.5 %
Childcare
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 31,229.17 ₱
(1,247.94 FJ$)
10,322.65 ₱
(412.50 FJ$)
     -66.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 828,571.43 ₱
(33,110.27 FJ$)
550,541.35 ₱
(22,000.00 FJ$)
     -33.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Manila Edit Suva Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,987.50 ₱
(79.42 FJ$)
1,397.21 ₱
(55.83 FJ$)
     -29.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,730.77 ₱
(69.16 FJ$)
1,438.91 ₱
(57.50 FJ$)
     -16.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,343.75 ₱
(173.58 FJ$)
3,165.61 ₱
(126.50 FJ$)
     -27.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,909.09 ₱
(156.21 FJ$)
2,911.20 ₱
(116.33 FJ$)
     -25.5 %
Rent Per Month
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 27,887.40 ₱
(1,114.40 FJ$)
37,224.10 ₱
(1,487.50 FJ$)
     +33.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,857.14 ₱
(553.74 FJ$)
21,896.53 ₱
(875.00 FJ$)
     +58.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 89,166.67 ₱
(3,563.16 FJ$)
84,458.05 ₱
(3,375.00 FJ$)
     -5.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 35,857.14 ₱
(1,432.88 FJ$)
45,669.91 ₱
(1,825.00 FJ$)
     +27.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,109.46 ₱
(843.55 FJ$)
3,487.26 ₱
(139.35 FJ$)
     -83.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 15,019.20 ₱
(600.18 FJ$)
1,650.64 ₱
(65.96 FJ$)
     -89.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Manila Edit Suva Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 30,055.25 ₱
(1,201.03 FJ$)
93,395.41 ₱
(3,732.14 FJ$)
     +210.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.59 5.93      -21.9 %
Last update: February 2024January 2024
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