Cost of Living in Macao

Cost of living in Macao is 3.08% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Macao is, on average, 5.23% higher than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 P 20.00-85.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 P 300.00-600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 43.30 P 40.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 27.50 P 12.00-70.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 47.50 P 30.00-65.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.25 P 20.00-55.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 7.19 P 5.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.89 P 3.00-15.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 77.24 P 37.85-113.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.52 P 7.26-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.69 P 4.54-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 20.56 P 14.40-35.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.81 P 38.56-113.40
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 23.67 P 11.34-29.03
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.76 P 22.68-68.04
Apples (1 lb) 14.66 P 6.80-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 9.75 P 3.18-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 16.44 P 8.16-27.22
Tomato (1 lb) 13.71 P 6.80-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 12.76 P 8.00-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 12.19 P 7.00-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 13.75 P 5.00-30.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.50 P 5.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 P 60.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.42 P 7.00-18.18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.47 P 10.00-40.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 P 50.00-70.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 P 3.00-6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 P 150.00-400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 19.00 P 17.00-27.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.39 P 12.07-27.36
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 P 90.00-120.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 46.31 P 37.85-68.44
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 280,000.00 P 180,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 236,666.67 P 210,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 820.62 P 450.00-1,200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 P 0.10-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 240.50 P 138.00-450.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,200.00 P 300.00-6,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.00 P 30.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 P 98.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,452.78 P 2,000.00-5,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 84,666.67 P 60,000.00-108,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 511.00 P 299.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 323.00 P 140.00-600.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 684.75 P 500.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 989.90 P 500.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,818.18 P 8,000.00-14,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,107.14 P 4,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,208.33 P 14,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,833.33 P 9,000.00-24,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,005.34 P 8,242.18-11,999.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,845.09 P 5,574.14-9,999.92
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,778.74 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.60 2.00-3.00

Prices in Macao

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Last update: November 2020
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