Cost of Living in Tarlac

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$503
$1212
🛋️ Without rent
$283
$810
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$220
$402
🍽️ Food
$205
$538
🚐 Transport
$26.8
$73.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$161
😀 Quality of life
35
🏙️ Population
385K

The average cost of living in Tarlac is $503, which is in the top 11% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8294th out of 9294 in our global list and 66th out of 86 in the Philippines.

The median after-tax salary is $161, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months. Ranked 7913th (TOP 85%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 71st best city to live in the Philippines. With an estimated population of 385K, Tarlac is the 34th largest city in the Philippines.

Why living in Tarlac costs 3.1 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Tarlac for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 33 km Diosdado Macapagal International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 14.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 11216 Tarlac State University
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Prices in Tarlac

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
 Cappuccino
$1.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$349
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1774
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$985
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.66
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.53
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.38
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$63.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$70
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2225

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