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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 29.67% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 30.90% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Manila are 33.67% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 19.25% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Manila are 42.32% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 7.19% lower than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 ฿
(132.55 ₱)
120.71 ฿
(200.00 ₱)
     +50.89 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 850.00 ฿
(1,408.33 ₱)
603.55 ฿
(1,000.00 ₱)
     -28.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 185.00 ฿
(306.52 ₱)
90.53 ฿
(150.00 ₱)
     -51.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(132.55 ₱)
36.21 ฿
(60.00 ₱)
     -54.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 ฿
(248.53 ₱)
60.36 ฿
(100.00 ₱)
     -59.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 76.48 ฿
(126.72 ₱)
71.51 ฿
(118.48 ₱)
     -6.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.84 ฿
(34.52 ₱)
21.01 ฿
(34.81 ₱)
     +0.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.52 ฿
(17.43 ₱)
11.62 ฿
(19.25 ₱)
     +10.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 196.76 ฿
(326.00 ₱)
181.06 ฿
(299.99 ₱)
     -7.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 34.29 ฿
(56.82 ₱)
33.16 ฿
(54.93 ₱)
     -3.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.21 ฿
(36.79 ₱)
13.95 ฿
(23.11 ₱)
     -37.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 57.56 ฿
(95.37 ₱)
49.22 ฿
(81.56 ₱)
     -14.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 315.68 ฿
(523.04 ₱)
61.48 ฿
(101.86 ₱)
     -80.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 49.44 ฿
(81.92 ₱)
46.14 ฿
(76.44 ₱)
     -6.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 189.09 ฿
(313.29 ₱)
80.20 ฿
(132.88 ₱)
     -57.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 46.84 ฿
(77.60 ₱)
41.40 ฿
(68.59 ₱)
     -11.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 21.68 ฿
(35.92 ₱)
17.72 ฿
(29.35 ₱)
     -18.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 35.41 ฿
(58.66 ₱)
32.30 ฿
(53.52 ₱)
     -8.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.20 ฿
(31.82 ₱)
16.75 ฿
(27.76 ₱)
     -12.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 20.48 ฿
(33.94 ₱)
22.47 ฿
(37.24 ₱)
     +9.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.68 ฿
(27.64 ₱)
20.73 ฿
(34.35 ₱)
     +24.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 37.67 ฿
(62.41 ₱)
37.60 ฿
(62.30 ₱)
     -0.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.36 ฿
(28.76 ₱)
23.12 ฿
(38.31 ₱)
     +33.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(1,159.80 ₱)
196.15 ฿
(325.00 ₱)
     -71.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.73 ฿
(95.65 ₱)
28.80 ฿
(47.72 ₱)
     -50.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 127.31 ฿
(210.93 ₱)
51.52 ฿
(85.36 ₱)
     -59.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(240.24 ₱)
48.28 ฿
(80.00 ₱)
     -66.70 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(57.99 ₱)
12.07 ฿
(20.00 ₱)
     -65.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,050.00 ฿
(1,739.70 ₱)
482.84 ฿
(800.00 ₱)
     -54.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(57.99 ₱)
24.14 ฿
(40.00 ₱)
     -31.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(16.00 ₱)
13.11 ฿
(21.73 ₱)
     +35.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(198.82 ₱)
72.43 ฿
(120.00 ₱)
     -39.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 115.61 ฿
(191.56 ₱)
120.09 ฿
(198.97 ₱)
     +3.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(1,988,229.79 ₱)
724,262.36 ฿
(1,200,000.00 ₱)
     -39.64 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 835,865.71 ฿
(1,384,910.93 ₱)
628,991.68 ฿
(1,042,150.00 ₱)
     -24.75 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,578.04 ฿
(4,271.45 ₱)
4,313.21 ฿
(7,146.37 ₱)
     +67.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.79 ฿
(2.97 ₱)
4.69 ฿
(7.77 ₱)
     +161.37 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 771.94 ฿
(1,278.99 ₱)
1,640.10 ฿
(2,717.42 ₱)
     +112.47 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,222.83 ฿
(3,682.91 ₱)
1,438.72 ฿
(2,383.75 ₱)
     -35.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 330.44 ฿
(547.49 ₱)
203.70 ฿
(337.50 ₱)
     -38.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(364.51 ₱)
168.99 ฿
(280.00 ₱)
     -23.18 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,357.07 ฿
(17,160.19 ₱)
6,645.78 ฿
(11,011.11 ₱)
     -35.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 438,769.23 ฿
(726,978.38 ₱)
269,430.06 ฿
(446,407.39 ₱)
     -38.59 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,836.56 ฿
(3,042.92 ₱)
1,385.52 ฿
(2,295.61 ₱)
     -24.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,138.87 ฿
(1,886.95 ₱)
835.59 ฿
(1,384.45 ₱)
     -26.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,090.64 ฿
(5,120.76 ₱)
2,444.39 ฿
(4,050.00 ₱)
     -20.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,929.82 ฿
(4,854.29 ₱)
2,162.73 ฿
(3,583.33 ₱)
     -26.18 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,529.24 ฿
(35,670.90 ₱)
16,269.66 ฿
(26,956.52 ₱)
     -24.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,389.29 ฿
(17,213.58 ₱)
6,473.09 ฿
(10,725.00 ₱)
     -37.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 66,300.00 ฿
(109,849.70 ₱)
47,276.23 ฿
(78,330.00 ₱)
     -28.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 29,774.51 ฿
(49,332.14 ₱)
14,870.01 ฿
(24,637.50 ₱)
     -50.06 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,961.15 ฿
(23,131.64 ₱)
7,942.11 ฿
(13,158.94 ₱)
     -43.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,997.40 ฿
(11,593.70 ₱)
3,693.70 ฿
(6,119.94 ₱)
     -47.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,406.25 ฿
(40,437.69 ₱)
15,651.20 ฿
(25,931.82 ₱)
     -35.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 7.59      +44.31 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:445268
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: THB