Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 46.67% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 55.01% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Manila are 65.13% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 71.85% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Manila are 46.77% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 81.75% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(972.42 ₱)
3.91 $
(190.00 ₱)
     -80.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(3,889.66 ₱)
24.68 $
(1,200.00 ₱)
     -69.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(437.59 ₱)
3.09 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -65.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(340.35 ₱)
1.59 $
(77.50 ₱)
     -77.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 $
(413.28 ₱)
2.47 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -70.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.74 $
(230.28 ₱)
2.57 $
(124.79 ₱)
     -45.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 $
(107.65 ₱)
0.76 $
(37.06 ₱)
     -65.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 $
(101.25 ₱)
0.46 $
(22.34 ₱)
     -77.94 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.77 $
(183.44 ₱)
6.99 $
(339.97 ₱)
     +85.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.32 $
(161.35 ₱)
1.15 $
(56.01 ₱)
     -65.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.63 $
(127.82 ₱)
0.48 $
(23.40 ₱)
     -81.69 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.42 $
(166.11 ₱)
1.95 $
(94.75 ₱)
     -42.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.66 $
(275.04 ₱)
2.90 $
(141.23 ₱)
     -48.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.45 $
(265.19 ₱)
1.89 $
(91.68 ₱)
     -65.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.72 $
(326.69 ₱)
3.01 $
(146.55 ₱)
     -55.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.66 $
(80.54 ₱)
1.27 $
(61.89 ₱)
     -23.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 $
(38.26 ₱)
0.80 $
(38.79 ₱)
     +1.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 $
(63.58 ₱)
1.28 $
(62.12 ₱)
     -2.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 $
(89.69 ₱)
0.85 $
(41.13 ₱)
     -54.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 $
(55.66 ₱)
0.95 $
(46.07 ₱)
     -17.23 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $
(47.00 ₱)
0.90 $
(43.70 ₱)
     -7.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.65 $
(80.16 ₱)
1.57 $
(76.52 ₱)
     -4.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $
(99.35 ₱)
0.78 $
(38.04 ₱)
     -61.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(729.31 ₱)
8.23 $
(400.00 ₱)
     -45.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.51 $
(121.84 ₱)
1.17 $
(56.65 ₱)
     -53.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $
(108.39 ₱)
1.83 $
(88.75 ₱)
     -18.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(486.21 ₱)
2.47 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -75.32 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(85.09 ₱)
0.41 $
(20.00 ₱)
     -76.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(4,862.08 ₱)
14.12 $
(686.33 ₱)
     -85.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.17 $
(154.37 ₱)
0.82 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -74.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(131.28 ₱)
0.45 $
(21.73 ₱)
     -83.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(1,419.24 ₱)
2.47 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -91.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.44 $
(167.30 ₱)
3.96 $
(192.65 ₱)
     +15.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(1,215,519.95 ₱)
26,737.53 $
(1,300,000.00 ₱)
     +6.95 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,240.15 $
(1,032,712.95 ₱)
20,785.00 $
(1,010,583.33 ₱)
     -2.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.98 $
(7,049.14 ₱)
121.36 $
(5,900.58 ₱)
     -16.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(6.25 ₱)
0.15 $
(7.44 ₱)
     +19.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.83 $
(3,346.79 ₱)
48.96 $
(2,380.71 ₱)
     -28.87 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.84 $
(1,888.20 ₱)
51.98 $
(2,527.23 ₱)
     +33.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.98 $
(485.24 ₱)
6.43 $
(312.50 ₱)
     -35.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(729.31 ₱)
6.17 $
(300.00 ₱)
     -58.87 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,019.97 $
(49,591.84 ₱)
208.31 $
(10,128.27 ₱)
     -79.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,629.57 $
(1,051,646.83 ₱)
8,161.67 $
(396,826.99 ₱)
     -62.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.10 $
(2,581.60 ₱)
49.70 $
(2,416.36 ₱)
     -6.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.13 $
(1,902.66 ₱)
32.96 $
(1,602.38 ₱)
     -15.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.90 $
(3,884.93 ₱)
86.74 $
(4,217.17 ₱)
     +8.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.42 $
(5,514.62 ₱)
90.93 $
(4,421.05 ₱)
     -19.83 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,265.16 $
(110,133.68 ₱)
671.61 $
(32,654.07 ₱)
     -70.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,758.95 $
(85,521.51 ₱)
333.41 $
(16,210.53 ₱)
     -81.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,378.47 $
(212,884.59 ₱)
2,121.01 $
(103,125.00 ₱)
     -51.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,967.12 $
(144,263.80 ₱)
844.73 $
(41,071.43 ₱)
     -71.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 784.69 $
(38,152.32 ₱)
323.92 $
(15,749.16 ₱)
     -58.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 513.04 $
(24,944.22 ₱)
194.66 $
(9,464.42 ₱)
     -62.06 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Manila Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,660.40 $
(226,592.13 ₱)
382.66 $
(18,605.45 ₱)
     -91.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.70 8.07      +118.08 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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