Cost of Living in Butuan | Philippines

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$414
$1036
🛋️ Without rent
$253
$771
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$161
$265
🍽️ Food
$173
$463
🚐 Transport
$26.5
$70.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
🏙️ Population
337k

The average cost of living in Butuan is $414, which is in the top 6% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8681st out of 9294 in our global list and 85th out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $176, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8115th (TOP 88%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 66th best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 337k, Butuan is the 37th largest city in the Philippines.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmBancasi Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank10961Caraga State University
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Prices in Butuan

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
☕ Cappuccino
$1.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.4

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$130
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$90.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$235
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$174
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$939

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.97
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.66

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$13.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$40.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1606