Cost of Living in Makati

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$860
$3068
🛋️ Without rent
$385
$1224
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$475
$1844
🍽️ Food
$285
$739
🚐 Transport
$36.4
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$451
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
630K

The average cost of living in Makati is $860, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5870th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $451, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 4562nd (TOP 49%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 630K, Makati is the 19th largest city in the Philippines.

✈️ Closest airport 5 km Ninoy Aquino International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 15.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1380 University of the Philippines Diliman
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Prices in Makati

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
 Cappuccino
$2.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$511
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$324
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2434
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1506
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$40.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3802
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2146
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.55
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$330
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11469

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