Caloocan vs Melbourne - Cost of Living Comparison

Caloocan Melbourne
🚶 Cost of living one person
$522
$1968
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1449
$4731
🏠 One person rent
$224
$1042
🏘️ Family rent
$481
$1689
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$505
🚐 Transport expenses
$47.8
$275
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$199
$4043
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
74
100
😀 Quality of life
47
99
🏙️ Population
1.66M
4.53M

The cost of living in Caloocan is 73% less expensive than in Melbourne. Cities ranked 8146th and 589th ($522 vs $1968) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 60th and 7th in the Philippines and Australia, respectively. Check the Philippines vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Caloocan compared to 2.1 months in Melbourne. Caloocan ranked 20th best city to live in the Philippines vs Melbourne ranked 2nd in Australia, while ranked 6388th and 3rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Caloocan Melbourne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.34
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.1
$57.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.27
$9.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$6.96
 Cappuccino
$1.65
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$2.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$1035
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$867
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$720
$1988
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$365
$1378
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$87.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.1
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18
$53.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.01%
3.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1363
$6524
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$723
$5101
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$3.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$112
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.33
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.95
$2.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$4.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.9
$9.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$2.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$2.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$4.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$2.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.3
$2.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.55
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$4.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.16
$28.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.49
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.94
$5.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
$2.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.8
$48.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.37
$15.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.6
$60.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.56
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$12.7
$76
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.7
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$364
$1721
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6981
$16947

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1.8 km or 1.1 mi Malabon
$523
3.3 km or 2 mi Navotas
$584
5.8 km or 3.6 mi Valenzuela
$473
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Manila
$755
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Quezon
$728
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Meycauayan
$551
10 km or 6.4 mi Mandaluyong
$792
12 km or 7.3 mi Pasay
$744
13 km or 8.2 mi Makati
$860
14 km or 8.9 mi Marikina
$443
15 km or 9.4 mi Pasig
$809
17 km or 11 mi Taguig
$824
19 km or 12 mi Cainta
$611
20 km or 12 mi San Jose del Monte
$508
21 km or 13 mi Bacoor
$537
21 km or 13 mi Paranaque
$569
22 km or 14 mi Las Pinas
$550
24 km or 15 mi Antipolo
$618
25 km or 15 mi Imus
$584
27 km or 17 mi Malolos
$552
31 km or 19 mi Muntinlupa
$602
31 km or 19 mi General Trias
$568
33 km or 20 mi Binangonan
$467
34 km or 21 mi San Pedro
$593
36 km or 22 mi Dasmarinas
$441
37 km or 23 mi Binan
$507
40 km or 25 mi Santa Rosa
$743
42 km or 26 mi Trece Martires
$550
45 km or 28 mi Cabuyao
$575
52 km or 33 mi San Fernando
$585
53 km or 33 mi Calamba
$471
66 km or 41 mi Tanauan
$548
67 km or 42 mi Santo Tomas
$549
69 km or 43 mi Angeles
$637
75 km or 47 mi San Pablo
$438
75 km or 47 mi Mabalacat
$553
76 km or 47 mi Olongapo
$500
82 km or 51 mi Lipa
$531
93 km or 58 mi Cabanatuan
$390
100 km or 62 mi Tarlac
$503

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3.2 km or 2 mi South Yarra
$1589
24 km or 15 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
25 km or 16 mi Tarneit
$1570
29 km or 18 mi Dandenong
$1498
34 km or 21 mi Sunbury
$1625
37 km or 23 mi Melton
$1633
40 km or 25 mi Frankston
$1957
41 km or 25 mi Berwick
$1562
42 km or 26 mi Cranbourne
$1587
54 km or 34 mi Pakenham
$1631
65 km or 40 mi Geelong
$1708
102 km or 64 mi Ballarat
$1740
134 km or 83 mi Bendigo
$1610
144 km or 90 mi Traralgon
$1626
164 km or 102 mi Shepparton
$1442
226 km or 140 mi Warrnambool
$1573
367 km or 228 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
369 km or 230 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
392 km or 244 mi Devonport
$1641
404 km or 251 mi Griffith
$1629
444 km or 276 mi Launceston
$1477
466 km or 290 mi Canberra
$1792
477 km or 296 mi Mildura
$1622
546 km or 339 mi Goulburn
$1700
597 km or 371 mi Hobart
$1648
628 km or 390 mi Orange
$1661
643 km or 399 mi Bathurst
$1558
651 km or 405 mi Wollongong
$1554
655 km or 407 mi Adelaide
$1654
700 km or 435 mi Blacktown
$1581
702 km or 436 mi Dubbo
$1445
703 km or 437 mi Parramatta
$1896
707 km or 440 mi Kellyville
$1656
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$2294
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$1970
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$1798
891 km or 554 mi Whyalla
$1627
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$1640
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$1677
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$1359