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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines 

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 45.79% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 55.15% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 75.90% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 64.70% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 47.38% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 77.28% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.70 $      -72.99 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     15.76 $      -64.99 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     2.93 $      -53.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.90 $      -74.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.80 $      -63.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     2.07 $      -43.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     0.52 $      -67.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     0.35 $      -72.21 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.62 $      +62.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     1.13 $      -52.77 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 $     0.92 $      -68.34 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     1.48 $      -34.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.48 $     7.72 $      -18.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.64 $     3.42 $      -55.24 %
Apples (1kg) 3.71 $     2.03 $      -45.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     2.06 $      -42.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     1.13 $      -69.62 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     1.45 $      -38.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.16 $      -26.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     0.75 $      -57.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.63 $      -53.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.28 $     0.86 $      -62.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     1.77 $      -45.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.13 $      -81.24 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.20 $      -89.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 $     11.25 $      -82.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.90 $      -69.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.32 $      -79.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.35 $     2.96 $      -89.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.18 $      +23.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     19,131.22 $      -4.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 162.01 $     82.41 $      -49.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.16 $      +11.88 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.17 $     42.21 $      -8.58 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 $     35.69 $      -9.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     5.00 $      -72.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.88 $      -61.17 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.75 $     55.07 $      +35.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.57 $     32.75 $      -10.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.31 $     82.49 $      +8.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.41 $     61.32 $      -26.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 994.28 $     297.20 $      -70.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.54 $     127.26 $      -83.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,701.74 $     476.96 $      -71.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,281.59 $     237.95 $      -81.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,901.10 $     1,561.66 $      -17.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,230.09 $     988.86 $      -19.61 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,271.45 $     333.42 $      -89.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     10.13      +141.08 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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