Cost of Living in Cotabato

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$434
$1236
🛋️ Without rent
$303
$979
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$131
$257
🍽️ Food
$198
$512
🚐 Transport
$25.7
$70.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$180
😀 Quality of life
34
🏙️ Population
325K

The average cost of living in Cotabato is $434, which is in the top 7% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8651st out of 9294 in our global list and 82nd out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $180, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8066th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 76th best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 325K, Cotabato is the 47th largest city in the Philippines.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Awang Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 11951 Notre Dame University - Cotabato City
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Prices in Cotabato

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$8.19
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.71
 Cappuccino
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.9
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$48.2
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$272
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$143
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1758
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$953
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.26
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$132
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$357
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5464

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