Cost of Living in Lapu-Lapu

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$639
$1629
🛋️ Without rent
$324
$913
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$315
$716
🍽️ Food
$216
$569
🚐 Transport
$47.1
$119
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$310
😀 Quality of life
43
🏙️ Population
498K

The average cost of living in Lapu-Lapu is $639, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7210th out of 9294 in our global list and 12th out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $310, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 6695th (TOP 72%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 36th best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 498K, Lapu-Lapu is the 24th largest city in the Philippines.

✈️ Closest airport 1 km Mactan Cebu International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3838 University of San Carlos
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Prices in Lapu-Lapu

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
 Cappuccino
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$218
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$729
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$580
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1215
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1040
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.66
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$99.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1790

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