Caloocan vs Semarang - Cost of Living Comparison

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Caloocan Semarang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$784
$570
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1716
$1458
🏠 One person rent
$464
$289
🏘️ Family rent
$686
$680
🍽️ Food expenses
$225
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$40.2
$40.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$228
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
73
58
😀 Quality of life
46
40
🏙️ Population
1.66M
1.62M

The cost of living in Caloocan is 38% more expensive than in Semarang. Cities ranked 6441st and 7979th ($784 vs $570) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 12th in the Philippines and Indonesia, respectively. Check the Philippines vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Caloocan compared to 0.4 months in Semarang. Caloocan ranked 28th best city to live in the Philippines vs Semarang ranked 27th in Indonesia, while ranked 6534th and 7191st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Caloocan vs Semarang

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Caloocan Semarang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.55
$1.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.1
$12.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.12
$2.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.06
$2.15
 Cappuccino
$1.52
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.38
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$403
$309
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$353
$201
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$589
$715
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$535
$559
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.1
$45.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$110
$70.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30
$19.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.71%
8.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1346
$1333
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$711
$646
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.2
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.64
$3.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.21
$0.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.34
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$6.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$2.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$9.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$2.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$1.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.08
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.33
$2.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.71
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$21.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.55
$1.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.38
$1.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.13
$1.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$0.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.7
$23.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.57
$3.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.5
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.89
$2.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.7
$38.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.1
$55.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$252
$46.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9425
$2113

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Distance City Cost of living
1.8 km or 1.1 mi Malabon
$654
3.3 km or 2 mi Navotas
$731
5.8 km or 3.6 mi Valenzuela
$440
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Manila
$778
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Quezon
$771
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Meycauayan
$576
10 km or 6.4 mi Mandaluyong
$771
12 km or 7.3 mi Pasay
$643
13 km or 8.2 mi Makati
$802
14 km or 8.9 mi Marikina
$502
15 km or 9.4 mi Pasig
$810
17 km or 11 mi Taguig
$855
19 km or 12 mi Cainta
$647
20 km or 12 mi San Jose del Monte
$539
21 km or 13 mi Bacoor
$493
21 km or 13 mi Paranaque
$645
22 km or 14 mi Las Pinas
$622
24 km or 15 mi Antipolo
$559
25 km or 15 mi Imus
$660
27 km or 17 mi Malolos
$612
31 km or 19 mi Muntinlupa
$695
31 km or 19 mi General Trias
$600
33 km or 20 mi Binangonan
$548
34 km or 21 mi San Pedro
$630
36 km or 22 mi Dasmarinas
$429
37 km or 23 mi Binan
$512
40 km or 25 mi Santa Rosa
$668
42 km or 26 mi Trece Martires
$560
45 km or 28 mi Cabuyao
$686
52 km or 33 mi San Fernando
$599
53 km or 33 mi Calamba
$584
66 km or 41 mi Tanauan
$566
67 km or 42 mi Santo Tomas
$560
69 km or 43 mi Angeles
$659
75 km or 47 mi San Pablo
$494
75 km or 47 mi Mabalacat
$617
76 km or 47 mi Olongapo
$532
82 km or 51 mi Lipa
$501
93 km or 58 mi Cabanatuan
$409
100 km or 62 mi Tarlac
$466

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Distance City Cost of living
42 km or 26 mi Salatiga
$397
80 km or 50 mi Surakarta
$431
82 km or 51 mi Pekalongan
$483
93 km or 58 mi Yogyakarta
$426
142 km or 88 mi Tegal
$476
143 km or 89 mi Madiun
$453
175 km or 109 mi Cilacap
$478
200 km or 124 mi Kediri
$448
206 km or 128 mi Cirebon
$493
212 km or 132 mi Banjar
$427
229 km or 142 mi Blitar
$434
229 km or 143 mi Mojokerto
$463
248 km or 154 mi Tasikmalaya
$390
253 km or 157 mi Batu
$411
258 km or 160 mi Surabaya
$521
268 km or 166 mi Malang
$396
285 km or 177 mi Pasuruan
$458
315 km or 195 mi Bandung
$510
318 km or 198 mi Cimahi
$498
321 km or 199 mi Probolinggo
$473
385 km or 239 mi Sukabumi
$544
386 km or 240 mi Bekasi
$551
401 km or 249 mi Bogor
$479
402 km or 250 mi Depok
$401
403 km or 251 mi Jakarta
$710
415 km or 258 mi South Tangerang
$545
427 km or 265 mi Tangerang
$572
481 km or 299 mi Serang
$510
498 km or 310 mi Cilegon
$492
533 km or 331 mi Bali
$869
561 km or 348 mi Ubud
$872
562 km or 349 mi Denpasar
$554
595 km or 370 mi Bandar Lampung
$363
602 km or 374 mi Metro
$417
613 km or 381 mi Banjarmasin
$459
618 km or 384 mi Banjarbaru
$452
653 km or 406 mi Mataram
$360
656 km or 408 mi Palangka Raya
$484
767 km or 476 mi Palembang
$456
782 km or 486 mi Pontianak
$443