Calgary vs Manila - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Manila
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$755
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2086
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$394
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$949
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$61.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$434
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
54
74
😀 Quality of life
93
65
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.85M

The cost of living in Calgary is 149% more expensive than in Manila. Cities ranked 1847th and 6222nd ($1881 vs $755) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 6th in Canada and the Philippines, respectively. Check Canada vs the Philippines comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.6 months in Manila. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Manila ranked 1st in the Philippines, while ranked 48th and 4129th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Manila

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Calgary Manila
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$24
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$3.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$1.46
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$2.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$486
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$245
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1515
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$639
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$63
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$96.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$37.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
7.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$3557
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$2640
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$24.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$3.16
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$5.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$6.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$2.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$1.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$1.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.55
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$5.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$42.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$5.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$11.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$4.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$71
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$273
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$8737

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Manila

Distance City Cost of living
5.7 km or 3.5 mi Pasay
$744
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Caloocan
$522
6.2 km or 3.9 mi Mandaluyong
$792
7.3 km or 4.6 mi Quezon
$728
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Malabon
$523
7.9 km or 4.9 mi Makati
$860
8.8 km or 5.4 mi Navotas
$584
12 km or 7.2 mi Valenzuela
$473
12 km or 7.2 mi Pasig
$809
12 km or 7.3 mi Taguig
$824
15 km or 9 mi Marikina
$443
15 km or 9.3 mi Bacoor
$537
15 km or 9.3 mi Paranaque
$569
15 km or 9.5 mi Cainta
$611
16 km or 9.7 mi Meycauayan
$551
16 km or 10 mi Las Pinas
$550
19 km or 12 mi Imus
$584
21 km or 13 mi Antipolo
$618
25 km or 15 mi Muntinlupa
$602
25 km or 16 mi San Jose del Monte
$508
26 km or 16 mi General Trias
$568
28 km or 17 mi San Pedro
$593
28 km or 17 mi Binangonan
$467
30 km or 19 mi Dasmarinas
$441
31 km or 19 mi Binan
$507
33 km or 20 mi Malolos
$552
34 km or 21 mi Santa Rosa
$743
37 km or 23 mi Trece Martires
$550
39 km or 24 mi Cabuyao
$575
47 km or 29 mi Calamba
$471
58 km or 36 mi San Fernando
$585
60 km or 37 mi Tanauan
$548
61 km or 38 mi Santo Tomas
$549
69 km or 43 mi San Pablo
$438
74 km or 46 mi Angeles
$637
75 km or 47 mi Lipa
$531
79 km or 49 mi Olongapo
$500
81 km or 50 mi Mabalacat
$553
94 km or 59 mi Batangas
$525
99 km or 61 mi Cabanatuan
$390