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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cebu and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 10.07% higher than in Cebu
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 22.65% higher than in Cebu
Rent Prices in Manila are 64.29% higher than in Cebu
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 7.18% higher than in Cebu
Groceries Prices in Manila are 15.30% higher than in Cebu
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 5.37% higher than in Cebu
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ₱ 200.00 ₱      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,100.00 ₱ 1,000.00 ₱      -9.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 197.50 ₱ 150.00 ₱      -24.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 ₱ 67.50 ₱      +35.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 ₱ 120.00 ₱      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 113.75 ₱ 133.91 ₱      +17.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 26.40 ₱ 35.70 ₱      +35.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 ₱ 18.91 ₱      +5.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 300.56 ₱ 309.17 ₱      +2.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 59.87 ₱ 52.74 ₱      -11.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.23 ₱ 23.19 ₱      -8.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 78.57 ₱ 84.22 ₱      +7.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 45.36 ₱ 129.50 ₱      +185.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 95.56 ₱ 84.53 ₱      -11.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 162.00 ₱ 137.27 ₱      -15.26 %
Apples (1 lb) 37.80 ₱ 65.68 ₱      +73.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 32.66 ₱ 32.21 ₱      -1.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 45.36 ₱ 60.33 ₱      +33.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 22.68 ₱ 32.96 ₱      +45.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 37.88 ₱ 40.82 ₱      +7.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 29.48 ₱ 41.05 ₱      +39.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 50.00 ₱ 70.00 ₱      +40.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 35.00 ₱ 38.09 ₱      +8.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 ₱ 375.00 ₱      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 49.12 ₱ 48.67 ₱      -0.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 91.00 ₱ 81.67 ₱      -10.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 ₱ 100.00 ₱      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 ₱ 20.00 ₱      +150.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 952.36 ₱ 676.09 ₱      -29.01 %
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) 193.55 ₱ 201.67 ₱      +4.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,350,000.00 ₱ 898,800.00 ₱      -33.42 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 901,500.00 ₱ 953,233.03 ₱      +5.74 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,934.64 ₱ 7,083.72 ₱      +43.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.83 ₱ 7.65 ₱      -2.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,333.33 ₱ 2,766.48 ₱      +18.56 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,905.56 ₱ 2,563.00 ₱      +34.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 273.33 ₱ 320.00 ₱      +17.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₱ 300.00 ₱      +20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,625.00 ₱ 9,442.34 ₱      +104.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 395,000.00 ₱ 355,967.72 ₱      -9.88 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,275.00 ₱ 2,499.95 ₱      +9.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,121.89 ₱ 1,513.59 ₱      +34.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,828.57 ₱ 4,034.75 ₱      +5.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,300.00 ₱ 4,325.00 ₱      +31.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 23,923.22 ₱ 29,273.74 ₱      +22.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,455.93 ₱ 11,238.10 ₱      -16.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,389.52 ₱ 87,916.67 ₱      +155.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,500.08 ₱ 25,381.28 ₱      +18.05 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,441.20 ₱ 12,438.58 ₱      +31.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,743.18 ₱ 6,526.38 ₱      +37.59 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,666.67 ₱ 21,537.96 ₱      +29.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.33 7.81      -31.07 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
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