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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 47.49% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 56.86% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 78.20% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 65.48% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 48.85% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 71.58% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.72 $      -72.77 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     15.00 $      -66.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     2.84 $      -56.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.91 $      -74.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.82 $      -63.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     2.07 $      -44.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     0.52 $      -68.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.35 $      -72.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.70 $      +67.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.11 $      -54.75 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     0.97 $      -68.56 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     1.51 $      -36.07 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     6.04 $      -36.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     3.48 $      -56.65 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     2.19 $      -43.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.20 $      -42.45 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     1.16 $      -70.24 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     1.52 $      -38.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.18 $      -26.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.77 $      -56.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.67 $      -52.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     0.85 $      -64.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     1.78 $      -47.45 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.25 $      -79.20 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.19 $      -90.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     11.35 $      -82.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.91 $      -69.74 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.31 $      -79.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     3.40 $      -88.62 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.07 $      +30.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     19,289.51 $      -8.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.51 $     79.40 $      -49.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.17 $      +9.85 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     41.14 $      -12.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.16 $     31.91 $      -16.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.43 $     4.66 $      -74.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.97 $      -60.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.85 $     50.76 $      +24.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     30.27 $      -15.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.44 $     86.86 $      +12.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.88 $     59.95 $      -29.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 950.29 $     231.12 $      -75.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.17 $     123.96 $      -83.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,653.14 $     404.69 $      -75.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.58 $     244.59 $      -80.52 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     1,673.72 $      -13.71 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     977.76 $      -24.72 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,966.76 $     363.80 $      -87.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     8.68      +105.61 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: USD