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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 30.30% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 32.67% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Manila are 38.18% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 21.86% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Manila are 41.77% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 10.58% lower than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 ฿
(133.35 ₱)
119.99 ฿
(200.00 ₱)
     +49.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ฿
(1,500.14 ₱)
599.94 ฿
(1,000.00 ₱)
     -33.34 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(300.03 ₱)
89.99 ฿
(150.00 ₱)
     -50.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(133.35 ₱)
36.00 ฿
(60.00 ₱)
     -55.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 160.00 ฿
(266.69 ₱)
59.99 ฿
(100.00 ₱)
     -62.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 75.61 ฿
(126.03 ₱)
69.44 ฿
(115.75 ₱)
     -8.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 19.99 ฿
(33.32 ₱)
21.02 ฿
(35.03 ₱)
     +5.12 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.78 ฿
(17.96 ₱)
10.80 ฿
(18.00 ₱)
     +0.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 197.50 ฿
(329.20 ₱)
180.37 ฿
(300.65 ₱)
     -8.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 35.38 ฿
(58.97 ₱)
32.53 ฿
(54.22 ₱)
     -8.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.01 ฿
(36.69 ₱)
13.78 ฿
(22.97 ₱)
     -37.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 54.61 ฿
(91.03 ₱)
48.72 ฿
(81.20 ₱)
     -10.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 298.24 ฿
(497.11 ₱)
62.71 ฿
(104.53 ₱)
     -78.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 53.58 ฿
(89.31 ₱)
45.31 ฿
(75.52 ₱)
     -15.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 182.04 ฿
(303.43 ₱)
79.75 ฿
(132.94 ₱)
     -56.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.21 ฿
(78.68 ₱)
41.30 ฿
(68.83 ₱)
     -12.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 23.30 ฿
(38.83 ₱)
18.76 ฿
(31.26 ₱)
     -19.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 35.15 ฿
(58.59 ₱)
34.47 ฿
(57.46 ₱)
     -1.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.19 ฿
(31.99 ₱)
17.91 ฿
(29.85 ₱)
     -6.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.23 ฿
(37.05 ₱)
21.80 ฿
(36.33 ₱)
     -1.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.96 ฿
(29.94 ₱)
20.60 ฿
(34.34 ₱)
     +14.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.00 ฿
(63.34 ₱)
37.53 ฿
(62.56 ₱)
     -1.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.50 ฿
(27.50 ₱)
22.84 ฿
(38.07 ₱)
     +38.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(1,166.78 ₱)
179.98 ฿
(300.00 ₱)
     -74.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.00 ฿
(96.68 ₱)
28.38 ฿
(47.31 ₱)
     -51.07 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 143.67 ฿
(239.47 ₱)
47.30 ฿
(78.85 ₱)
     -67.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(241.69 ₱)
46.80 ฿
(78.00 ₱)
     -67.73 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(58.34 ₱)
12.00 ฿
(20.00 ₱)
     -65.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,080.00 ฿
(1,800.17 ₱)
479.95 ฿
(800.00 ₱)
     -55.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(58.34 ₱)
24.00 ฿
(40.00 ₱)
     -31.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(16.09 ₱)
13.03 ฿
(21.73 ₱)
     +34.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(200.02 ₱)
71.99 ฿
(120.00 ₱)
     -40.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 113.80 ฿
(189.68 ₱)
113.25 ฿
(188.77 ₱)
     -0.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(2,000,192.47 ₱)
809,922.06 ฿
(1,350,000.00 ₱)
     -32.51 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 853,939.13 ฿
(1,423,368.85 ₱)
631,633.33 ฿
(1,052,823.53 ₱)
     -26.03 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,757.66 ฿
(4,596.55 ₱)
3,757.67 ฿
(6,263.39 ₱)
     +36.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.76 ฿
(2.93 ₱)
4.55 ฿
(7.58 ₱)
     +159.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 754.84 ฿
(1,258.19 ₱)
1,652.02 ฿
(2,753.63 ₱)
     +118.86 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,346.85 ฿
(3,911.79 ₱)
1,479.86 ฿
(2,466.67 ₱)
     -36.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 323.10 ฿
(538.55 ₱)
201.80 ฿
(336.36 ₱)
     -37.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(333.37 ₱)
161.98 ฿
(270.00 ₱)
     -19.01 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 12,074.74 ฿
(20,126.50 ₱)
6,820.77 ฿
(11,369.05 ₱)
     -43.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 428,481.48 ฿
(714,204.53 ₱)
284,344.05 ฿
(473,952.36 ₱)
     -33.64 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,861.85 ฿
(3,103.39 ₱)
1,358.87 ฿
(2,265.00 ₱)
     -27.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,083.29 ฿
(1,805.65 ₱)
799.59 ฿
(1,332.78 ₱)
     -26.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,204.56 ฿
(5,341.45 ₱)
2,518.33 ฿
(4,197.62 ₱)
     -21.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,046.65 ฿
(5,078.23 ₱)
1,764.54 ฿
(2,941.18 ₱)
     -42.08 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,834.55 ฿
(34,727.60 ₱)
13,627.26 ฿
(22,714.29 ₱)
     -34.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,654.98 ฿
(16,093.18 ₱)
7,140.10 ฿
(11,901.32 ₱)
     -26.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 65,000.00 ฿
(108,343.76 ₱)
39,110.94 ฿
(65,191.18 ₱)
     -39.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,780.21 ฿
(46,304.80 ₱)
16,308.43 ฿
(27,183.33 ₱)
     -41.29 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,223.31 ฿
(23,707.80 ₱)
7,894.61 ฿
(13,158.94 ₱)
     -44.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,959.22 ฿
(11,599.82 ₱)
3,582.30 ฿
(5,971.08 ₱)
     -48.52 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 25,048.78 ฿
(41,751.99 ₱)
15,081.88 ฿
(25,138.89 ₱)
     -39.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.17 7.86      +52.10 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:417262
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: THB