Mexico City is 10.4% more expensive than Manila.

If you lived in Mexico City instead of Manila, you would:

pay 36.2% more for restaurants

 
Manila
Mexico City
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.77
₱210.91
$7.51
MX$153.82
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.87
₱216.19
$6.01
MX$123.06
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.10
₱61.77
$0.90
MX$18.40

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pay 5.8% less for groceries

 
Manila
Mexico City
Bread
1 loaf
$1.29
₱71.90
$1.82
MX$37.37
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.65
₱148.05
$3.31
MX$67.80
Milk (1 gallon) $6.37
₱356.28
$4.63
MX$94.83

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pay 6.2% more for transportation

 
Manila
Mexico City
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.25
₱293.85
$4.30
MX$87.99
Monthly public transit pass $12.53
₱700.85
$15.13
MX$309.87
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,513.50
₱1,370,929.69
$18,522.30
MX$379,426.46

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pay 1.1% more for housing

 
Manila
Mexico City
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$43.48
₱2,431.63
$26.91
MX$551.31
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $567.04
₱31,712.16
$737.25
MX$15,102.48
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $284.11
₱15,888.72
$463.77
MX$9,500.30

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pay 2.6% less for childcare

 
Manila
Mexico City
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $249.46
₱13,950.97
$331.65
MX$6,793.78
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,078.22
₱619,554.76
$6,869.81
MX$140,726.99

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pay 13.7% more for entertainment and sports

 
Manila
Mexico City
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.33
₱74.35
$2.50
MX$51.27
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.06
₱171.37
$2.53
MX$51.73
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.64
₱147.64
$3.35
MX$68.71

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pay 23.9% more for clothing

 
Manila
Mexico City
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$41.05
₱2,295.70
$47.04
MX$963.59
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$29.23
₱1,634.57
$37.68
MX$771.96
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$70.44
₱3,939.54
$83.55
MX$1,711.41

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