Cost of Living in Bago, Philippines

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$588
$1398
🛋️ Without rent
$312
$904
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$276
$495
🍽️ Food
$239
$628
🚐 Transport
$17.3
$47.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
😀 Quality of life
35
🏙️ Population
191K

The average cost of living in Bago is $588, which is in the top 16% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7811th out of 9294 in our global list and 36th out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $232, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 7788th (TOP 84%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 63rd best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 191K, Bago is the 74th largest city in the Philippines.

Why living in Bago costs 2.5 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Bago for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 33 km Bacolod-Silay Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 14.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 9957 University of St. La Salle
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Prices in Bago

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.53
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
 Cappuccino
$3.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$270
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$521
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$334
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1823
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1035
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.77
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.43
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.51
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$55.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$73.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3797

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