Cost of Living in Cebu | Philippines

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$764
$1776
🛋️ Without rent
$347
$1031
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$417
$744
🍽️ Food
$250
$659
🚐 Transport
$30.8
$86.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$352
🏙️ Population
923k

The average cost of living in Cebu is $764, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6015th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $352, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 5540th (TOP 60%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 5th best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 923k, Cebu is the 5th largest city in the Philippines.

✈️ Closest airport9 kmMactan Cebu International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate23.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank7465University of San Carlos
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Prices in Cebu

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.02
☕ Cappuccino
$2.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.8

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$461
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$253
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$835
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$519
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$113
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2445
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1026

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.04
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.64
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.43
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.95

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$84.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5759