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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 29.97% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 30.46% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Manila are 31.60% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 18.71% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Manila are 41.28% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 4.24% lower than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 78.78 ฿
(131.07 ₱)
120.21 ฿
(200.00 ₱)
     +52.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 850.00 ฿
(1,414.14 ₱)
601.07 ฿
(1,000.00 ₱)
     -29.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(299.47 ₱)
90.16 ฿
(150.00 ₱)
     -49.91 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(133.10 ₱)
36.06 ฿
(60.00 ₱)
     -54.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 ฿
(249.55 ₱)
60.11 ฿
(100.00 ₱)
     -59.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 73.18 ฿
(121.76 ₱)
72.00 ฿
(119.79 ₱)
     -1.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.49 ฿
(30.76 ₱)
21.53 ฿
(35.82 ₱)
     +16.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.94 ฿
(16.54 ₱)
11.49 ฿
(19.12 ₱)
     +15.55 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 201.80 ฿
(335.73 ₱)
180.32 ฿
(299.99 ₱)
     -10.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 32.62 ฿
(54.27 ₱)
32.73 ฿
(54.45 ₱)
     +0.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.91 ฿
(31.45 ₱)
14.01 ฿
(23.31 ₱)
     -25.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 55.22 ฿
(91.88 ₱)
49.02 ฿
(81.56 ₱)
     -11.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 323.12 ฿
(537.57 ₱)
64.92 ฿
(108.01 ₱)
     -79.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 47.70 ฿
(79.36 ₱)
48.67 ฿
(80.98 ₱)
     +2.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 189.90 ฿
(315.94 ₱)
81.30 ฿
(135.26 ₱)
     -57.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.02 ฿
(78.23 ₱)
37.97 ฿
(63.18 ₱)
     -19.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.91 ฿
(34.79 ₱)
18.16 ฿
(30.22 ₱)
     -13.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.91 ฿
(56.41 ₱)
34.23 ฿
(56.95 ₱)
     +0.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.58 ฿
(32.58 ₱)
16.90 ฿
(28.12 ₱)
     -13.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 20.76 ฿
(34.53 ₱)
23.90 ฿
(39.76 ₱)
     +15.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.60 ฿
(27.61 ₱)
22.32 ฿
(37.14 ₱)
     +34.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 35.67 ฿
(59.34 ₱)
39.07 ฿
(65.00 ₱)
     +9.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.12 ฿
(28.47 ₱)
22.76 ฿
(37.87 ₱)
     +32.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(1,164.59 ₱)
240.43 ฿
(400.00 ₱)
     -65.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.58 ฿
(97.45 ₱)
29.73 ฿
(49.46 ₱)
     -49.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 127.19 ฿
(211.60 ₱)
51.74 ฿
(86.07 ₱)
     -59.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(241.24 ₱)
49.59 ฿
(82.50 ₱)
     -65.80 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(58.23 ₱)
12.02 ฿
(20.00 ₱)
     -65.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,080.00 ฿
(1,796.79 ₱)
480.86 ฿
(800.00 ₱)
     -55.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(58.23 ₱)
24.04 ฿
(40.00 ₱)
     -31.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.86 ฿
(16.40 ₱)
13.06 ฿
(21.73 ₱)
     +32.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(199.64 ₱)
72.13 ฿
(120.00 ₱)
     -39.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 115.43 ฿
(192.04 ₱)
119.99 ฿
(199.62 ₱)
     +3.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 ฿
(2,162,806.13 ₱)
721,285.18 ฿
(1,200,000.00 ₱)
     -44.52 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 832,719.76 ฿
(1,385,393.38 ₱)
605,478.84 ฿
(1,007,333.33 ₱)
     -27.29 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,618.38 ฿
(4,356.19 ₱)
4,241.11 ฿
(7,055.92 ₱)
     +61.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.88 ฿
(3.13 ₱)
4.72 ฿
(7.85 ₱)
     +150.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 748.97 ฿
(1,246.07 ₱)
1,612.93 ฿
(2,683.43 ₱)
     +115.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,267.66 ฿
(3,772.71 ₱)
1,450.38 ฿
(2,413.00 ₱)
     -36.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 313.39 ฿
(521.38 ₱)
199.45 ฿
(331.82 ₱)
     -36.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(366.01 ₱)
180.32 ฿
(300.00 ₱)
     -18.04 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,134.60 ฿
(15,197.20 ₱)
5,565.03 ฿
(9,258.53 ₱)
     -39.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 398,481.48 ฿
(662,952.45 ₱)
237,136.01 ฿
(394,522.48 ₱)
     -40.49 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,820.87 ฿
(3,029.38 ₱)
1,458.22 ฿
(2,426.04 ₱)
     -19.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,079.95 ฿
(1,796.70 ₱)
849.77 ฿
(1,413.76 ₱)
     -21.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,075.12 ฿
(5,116.06 ₱)
2,458.13 ฿
(4,089.58 ₱)
     -20.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,843.17 ฿
(4,730.17 ₱)
2,201.75 ฿
(3,663.04 ₱)
     -22.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,334.88 ฿
(35,494.78 ₱)
16,257.54 ฿
(27,047.62 ₱)
     -23.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,530.54 ฿
(17,519.63 ₱)
6,502.50 ฿
(10,818.18 ₱)
     -38.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 63,949.15 ฿
(106,392.01 ₱)
48,905.32 ฿
(81,363.64 ₱)
     -23.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 29,580.00 ฿
(49,212.16 ₱)
14,658.62 ฿
(24,387.50 ₱)
     -50.44 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,587.92 ฿
(24,269.88 ₱)
7,909.46 ฿
(13,158.94 ₱)
     -45.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,098.42 ฿
(11,809.62 ₱)
3,688.55 ฿
(6,136.63 ₱)
     -48.04 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,225.49 ฿
(38,640.18 ₱)
15,465.24 ฿
(25,729.47 ₱)
     -33.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.75 7.45      +29.67 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:478268
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: THB