Cost of Living in Baguio

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$532
$1359
🛋️ Without rent
$267
$855
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$264
$503
🍽️ Food
$186
$484
🚐 Transport
$29.2
$78.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$328
😀 Quality of life
52
🏙️ Population
366K

The average cost of living in Baguio is $532, which is in the top 13% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8048th out of 9294 in our global list and 52nd out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $328, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 6037th (TOP 65%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 366K, Baguio is the 39th largest city in the Philippines.

✈️ Closest airport 5 km Loakan Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 15.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 6717 University of the Philippines Baguio
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Prices in Baguio

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.64
 Cappuccino
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$277
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$131
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$531
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1806
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1332
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$289
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6107

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