Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Manila 

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Consumer Prices in Manila are 62.7% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manila are 73.4% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Manila are 85.3% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Manila are 76.1% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Manila are 59.0% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Manila is 67.8% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(1,709.98 ₱)
5.26 $
(300.00 ₱)
     -82.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(7,409.90 ₱)
30.70 $
(1,750.00 ₱)
     -76.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(683.99 ₱)
4.39 $
(250.00 ₱)
     -63.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(455.99 ₱)
1.23 $
(70.00 ₱)
     -84.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(569.99 ₱)
2.28 $
(130.00 ₱)
     -77.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.60 $
(319.12 ₱)
2.99 $
(170.40 ₱)
     -46.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.03 $
(172.67 ₱)
0.96 $
(54.86 ₱)
     -68.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 $
(130.35 ₱)
0.57 $
(32.45 ₱)
     -75.1 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.91 $
(336.61 ₱)
6.91 $
(393.93 ₱)
     +17.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 $
(245.27 ₱)
1.23 $
(70.08 ₱)
     -71.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $
(185.18 ₱)
0.44 $
(25.17 ₱)
     -86.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 $
(311.11 ₱)
2.10 $
(119.94 ₱)
     -61.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 $
(436.32 ₱)
3.61 $
(205.69 ₱)
     -52.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.18 $
(409.52 ₱)
2.31 $
(131.52 ₱)
     -67.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.04 $
(515.40 ₱)
3.75 $
(213.58 ₱)
     -58.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $
(179.24 ₱)
1.46 $
(83.46 ₱)
     -53.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $
(52.74 ₱)
0.80 $
(45.68 ₱)
     -13.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 $
(154.13 ₱)
1.55 $
(88.22 ₱)
     -42.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $
(160.46 ₱)
0.94 $
(53.52 ₱)
     -66.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(110.06 ₱)
1.09 $
(62.11 ₱)
     -43.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 $
(97.61 ₱)
1.34 $
(76.20 ₱)
     -21.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $
(163.98 ₱)
1.55 $
(88.10 ₱)
     -46.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(138.32 ₱)
0.77 $
(43.92 ₱)
     -68.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(1,139.98 ₱)
8.77 $
(500.00 ₱)
     -56.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 $
(144.08 ₱)
1.36 $
(77.32 ₱)
     -46.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $
(218.19 ₱)
1.54 $
(87.95 ₱)
     -59.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(968.99 ₱)
2.94 $
(167.50 ₱)
     -82.7 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(165.30 ₱)
0.53 $
(30.00 ₱)
     -81.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(7,523.90 ₱)
8.77 $
(500.00 ₱)
     -93.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(285.00 ₱)
0.79 $
(45.00 ₱)
     -84.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(199.50 ₱)
0.38 $
(21.73 ₱)
     -89.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,709.98 ₱)
2.54 $
(145.00 ₱)
     -91.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.90 $
(222.14 ₱)
4.36 $
(248.26 ₱)
     +11.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $
(1,595,978.92 ₱)
24,561.73 $
(1,400,000.00 ₱)
     -12.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,053.26 $
(1,542,015.61 ₱)
20,301.02 $
(1,157,142.86 ₱)
     -25.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.07 $
(9,922.04 ₱)
125.87 $
(7,174.31 ₱)
     -27.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.96 $
(3,588.76 ₱)
32.78 $
(1,868.69 ₱)
     -47.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.21 $
(4,001.67 ₱)
28.88 $
(1,646.36 ₱)
     -58.9 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132.14 $
(7,532.04 ₱)
40.00 $
(2,280.00 ₱)
     -69.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 74.17 $
(4,227.44 ₱)
6.67 $
(380.00 ₱)
     -91.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(1,139.98 ₱)
6.58 $
(375.00 ₱)
     -67.1 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,065.64 $
(174,739.23 ₱)
460.17 $
(26,229.17 ₱)
     -85.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $
(3,605,202.37 ₱)
14,536.53 $
(828,571.43 ₱)
     -77.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.82 $
(3,922.87 ₱)
36.43 $
(2,076.47 ₱)
     -47.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.42 $
(2,588.97 ₱)
30.08 $
(1,714.29 ₱)
     -33.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.00 $
(5,528.91 ₱)
78.40 $
(4,468.75 ₱)
     -19.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.86 $
(9,454.10 ₱)
73.10 $
(4,166.67 ₱)
     -55.9 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,189.81 $
(238,815.99 ₱)
468.08 $
(26,679.94 ₱)
     -88.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,871.75 $
(163,687.59 ₱)
243.11 $
(13,857.14 ₱)
     -91.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,250.20 $
(470,255.19 ₱)
1,564.35 $
(89,166.67 ₱)
     -81.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,397.69 $
(250,665.15 ₱)
620.31 $
(35,357.14 ₱)
     -85.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,644.57 $
(93,739.23 ₱)
370.35 $
(21,109.46 ₱)
     -77.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,091.71 $
(62,226.87 ₱)
263.50 $
(15,019.20 ₱)
     -75.9 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Manila Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,091.48 $
(347,209.90 ₱)
520.57 $
(29,672.23 ₱)
     -91.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 7.54      +13.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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