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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 47.60% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 57.43% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 79.04% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 65.17% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 49.75% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 74.30% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.68 $      -73.21 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     15.32 $      -65.96 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     2.90 $      -55.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.92 $      -73.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.84 $      -63.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     2.08 $      -43.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     0.53 $      -67.00 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.36 $      -72.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.67 $      +64.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.12 $      -53.93 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     0.94 $      -69.15 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     1.49 $      -35.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     5.55 $      -41.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     3.44 $      -56.02 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.15 $      -43.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.16 $      -42.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.08 $      -71.83 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.51 $      -37.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.19 $      -24.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.77 $      -56.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.58 $      -53.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     0.84 $      -63.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     1.77 $      -46.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.21 $      -79.91 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.19 $      -90.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     11.16 $      -83.82 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.89 $      -70.23 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.31 $      -79.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     3.35 $      -88.84 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.18 $      +22.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     18,975.37 $      -9.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.39 $     82.38 $      -48.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.17 $      +4.60 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     41.15 $      -12.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     32.53 $      -17.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     5.12 $      -71.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.91 $      -60.93 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     52.69 $      +28.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.97 $     32.52 $      -9.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     85.93 $      +11.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     62.23 $      -26.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.07 $     247.52 $      -75.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.24 $     123.02 $      -84.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.26 $     409.00 $      -76.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.67 $     236.31 $      -81.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,896.73 $     1,776.92 $      -6.32 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.10 $     1,078.19 $      -14.03 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.46 $     361.01 $      -89.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     9.32      +121.55 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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