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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 53.22% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 62.19% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 82.04% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 72.37% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 54.01% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 66.98% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.20 $
(524.09 ₱)
    2.14 $
(100.00 ₱)
     -80.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(2,339.67 ₱)
    12.82 $
(600.00 ₱)
     -74.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(315.86 ₱)
    2.56 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -62.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(163.78 ₱)
    0.85 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -75.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(233.97 ₱)
    1.71 $
(80.00 ₱)
     -65.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(174.98 ₱)
    1.95 $
(91.34 ₱)
     -47.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(77.21 ₱)
    0.45 $
(20.89 ₱)
     -72.95 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(62.64 ₱)
    0.34 $
(15.68 ₱)
     -74.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.75 $
(175.53 ₱)
    6.10 $
(285.66 ₱)
     +62.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(106.06 ₱)
    0.95 $
(44.23 ₱)
     -58.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(70.17 ₱)
    0.42 $
(19.68 ₱)
     -71.95 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(116.72 ₱)
    1.44 $
(67.26 ₱)
     -42.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(210.77 ₱)
    2.60 $
(121.62 ₱)
     -42.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.84 $
(179.57 ₱)
    1.45 $
(67.91 ₱)
     -62.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(86.64 ₱)
    0.93 $
(43.60 ₱)
     -49.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $
(85.42 ₱)
    0.90 $
(41.99 ₱)
     -50.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(83.61 ₱)
    0.46 $
(21.37 ₱)
     -74.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(55.45 ₱)
    0.60 $
(27.86 ₱)
     -49.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(73.83 ₱)
    0.98 $
(45.77 ₱)
     -38.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(82.65 ₱)
    0.73 $
(34.20 ₱)
     -58.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(561.52 ₱)
    5.34 $
(250.00 ₱)
     -55.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(82.84 ₱)
    0.83 $
(38.63 ₱)
     -53.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(111.25 ₱)
    1.67 $
(77.97 ₱)
     -29.92 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(285.44 ₱)
    1.28 $
(60.00 ₱)
     -78.98 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(93.59 ₱)
    0.18 $
(8.50 ₱)
     -90.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(3,041.57 ₱)
    10.69 $
(500.00 ₱)
     -83.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(140.38 ₱)
    0.85 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -71.51 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(116.98 ₱)
    0.52 $
(24.14 ₱)
     -79.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,403.80 ₱)
    3.21 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -89.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.84 $
(132.89 ₱)
    3.50 $
(163.80 ₱)
     +23.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(982,661.40 ₱)
    19,019.78 $
(890,000.00 ₱)
     -9.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.53 $
(7,371.31 ₱)
    69.31 $
(3,243.32 ₱)
     -56.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(7.41 ₱)
    0.15 $
(7.19 ₱)
     -2.88 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.00 $
(2,246.22 ₱)
    39.86 $
(1,864.98 ₱)
     -16.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.07 $
(1,734.68 ₱)
    27.94 $
(1,307.45 ₱)
     -24.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.24 $
(853.63 ₱)
    4.59 $
(214.91 ₱)
     -74.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(467.93 ₱)
    3.85 $
(180.00 ₱)
     -61.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $
(1,925.42 ₱)
    41.04 $
(1,920.62 ₱)
     -0.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.75 $
(1,672.97 ₱)
    28.01 $
(1,310.76 ₱)
     -21.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.59 $
(3,583.78 ₱)
    79.54 $
(3,722.14 ₱)
     +3.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.21 $
(4,080.80 ₱)
    52.03 $
(2,434.84 ₱)
     -40.33 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.87 $
(47,442.51 ₱)
    201.83 $
(9,444.53 ₱)
     -80.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.03 $
(37,108.72 ₱)
    111.55 $
(5,219.97 ₱)
     -85.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.76 $
(80,941.18 ₱)
    342.88 $
(16,044.38 ₱)
     -80.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,342.33 $
(62,812.09 ₱)
    220.10 $
(10,299.13 ₱)
     -83.60 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 207.31 $
(9,700.62 ₱)
    137.67 $
(6,442.23 ₱)
     -33.59 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 133.38 $
(6,241.48 ₱)
    81.63 $
(3,819.75 ₱)
     -38.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,692.60 $
(125,995.92 ₱)
    336.08 $
(15,726.43 ₱)
     -87.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     8.15      +94.87 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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Currency: USD