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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manila and Cebu 

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Consumer Prices in Cebu are 2.31% lower than in Manila
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cebu are 13.46% lower than in Manila
Rent Prices in Cebu are 38.42% lower than in Manila
Restaurant Prices in Cebu are 5.59% lower than in Manila
Groceries Prices in Cebu are 2.04% higher than in Manila
Local Purchasing Power in Cebu is 17.84% lower than in Manila
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 ₱ 150.00 ₱      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ₱ 1,100.00 ₱      +10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱ 197.50 ₱      +31.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 ₱ 50.00 ₱      -23.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ₱ 90.00 ₱      -10.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 129.52 ₱ 113.75 ₱      -12.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 34.30 ₱ 23.78 ₱      -30.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.86 ₱ 18.00 ₱      -4.58 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 302.09 ₱ 300.56 ₱      -0.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.62 ₱ 59.87 ₱      +18.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.78 ₱ 25.23 ₱      +10.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 80.94 ₱ 78.57 ₱      -2.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 116.52 ₱ 249.48 ₱      +114.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 81.84 ₱ 95.56 ₱      +16.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 137.17 ₱ 162.00 ₱      +18.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 65.84 ₱ 37.80 ₱      -42.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 31.15 ₱ 32.66 ₱      +4.85 %
Oranges (1 lb) 60.33 ₱ 45.36 ₱      -24.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 32.96 ₱ 22.68 ₱      -31.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.82 ₱ 37.88 ₱      -7.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 41.05 ₱ 29.48 ₱      -28.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 70.00 ₱ 50.00 ₱      -28.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.55 ₱ 35.00 ₱      -9.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 ₱ 350.00 ₱      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 47.80 ₱ 38.83 ₱      -18.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.50 ₱ 91.00 ₱      +13.04 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 97.50 ₱ 100.00 ₱      +2.56 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₱ 8.00 ₱      -60.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 ₱ 840.00 ₱      +40.00 %
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) 201.72 ₱ 193.22 ₱      -4.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 936,900.00 ₱ 1,350,000.00 ₱      +44.09 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 959,825.26 ₱ 901,500.00 ₱      -6.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,929.55 ₱ 4,934.64 ₱      -28.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.65 ₱ 7.83 ₱      +2.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,811.38 ₱ 2,408.96 ₱      -14.31 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,583.81 ₱ 2,043.75 ₱      -20.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 320.00 ₱ 250.00 ₱      -21.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₱ 250.00 ₱      -16.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,479.99 ₱ 4,625.00 ₱      -51.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 323,995.39 ₱ 395,000.00 ₱      +21.92 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,449.95 ₱ 2,275.00 ₱      -7.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,512.46 ₱ 1,125.17 ₱      -25.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,209.75 ₱ 3,828.57 ₱      -9.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,325.00 ₱ 3,300.00 ₱      -23.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,876.96 ₱ 23,705.17 ₱      -17.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,238.10 ₱ 13,479.57 ₱      +19.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 86,800.00 ₱ 34,440.72 ₱      -60.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 24,350.00 ₱ 21,539.65 ₱      -11.54 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,795.18 ₱ 9,441.20 ₱      -26.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,157.36 ₱ 5,484.68 ₱      -10.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,504.73 ₱ 16,000.00 ₱      -28.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.06 9.50      +17.93 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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