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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 51.99% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 61.13% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 81.61% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 70.63% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 52.73% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 68.59% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(501.82 ₱)
    2.19 $
(100.00 ₱)
     -80.07 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(2,052.92 ₱)
    13.15 $
(600.00 ₱)
     -70.77 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(307.94 ₱)
    2.63 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -61.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(159.67 ₱)
    0.88 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -74.95 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(228.10 ₱)
    1.75 $
(80.00 ₱)
     -64.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 $
(170.11 ₱)
    1.95 $
(88.96 ₱)
     -47.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(75.09 ₱)
    0.45 $
(20.41 ₱)
     -72.82 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(60.84 ₱)
    0.34 $
(15.43 ₱)
     -74.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.77 $
(172.18 ₱)
    6.23 $
(284.26 ₱)
     +65.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $
(102.98 ₱)
    0.96 $
(43.81 ₱)
     -57.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 $
(67.92 ₱)
    0.43 $
(19.53 ₱)
     -71.25 %
Eggs (12) 2.46 $
(112.22 ₱)
    1.47 $
(67.03 ₱)
     -40.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.45 $
(203.05 ₱)
    2.65 $
(120.70 ₱)
     -40.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.82 $
(174.28 ₱)
    1.48 $
(67.70 ₱)
     -61.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 $
(83.59 ₱)
    0.96 $
(43.79 ₱)
     -47.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(82.51 ₱)
    0.92 $
(42.12 ₱)
     -48.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(81.46 ₱)
    0.47 $
(21.33 ₱)
     -73.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(53.88 ₱)
    0.61 $
(27.73 ₱)
     -48.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(71.98 ₱)
    1.01 $
(45.93 ₱)
     -36.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(80.56 ₱)
    0.74 $
(33.97 ₱)
     -57.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(547.44 ₱)
    5.48 $
(250.00 ₱)
     -54.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(79.38 ₱)
    0.85 $
(38.74 ₱)
     -51.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.33 $
(106.38 ₱)
    1.71 $
(77.97 ₱)
     -26.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(278.06 ₱)
    1.25 $
(57.00 ₱)
     -79.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(91.24 ₱)
    0.18 $
(8.00 ₱)
     -91.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(2,919.71 ₱)
    10.96 $
(500.00 ₱)
     -82.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(136.86 ₱)
    0.88 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -70.77 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(114.05 ₱)
    0.49 $
(22.53 ₱)
     -80.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,368.61 ₱)
    3.29 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -89.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.86 $
(130.49 ₱)
    3.61 $
(164.88 ₱)
     +26.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(958,028.40 ₱)
    18,632.02 $
(850,000.00 ₱)
     -11.28 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.64 $
(7,237.09 ₱)
    67.72 $
(3,089.20 ₱)
     -57.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(7.31 ₱)
    0.16 $
(7.20 ₱)
     -1.55 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.79 $
(2,180.00 ₱)
    39.68 $
(1,810.26 ₱)
     -16.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.41 $
(1,706.85 ₱)
    29.30 $
(1,336.51 ₱)
     -21.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.60 $
(848.48 ₱)
    4.57 $
(208.34 ₱)
     -75.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(456.20 ₱)
    3.95 $
(180.00 ₱)
     -60.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.03 $
(1,871.66 ₱)
    43.29 $
(1,974.83 ₱)
     +5.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.68 $
(1,627.85 ₱)
    28.05 $
(1,279.56 ₱)
     -21.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.13 $
(3,518.83 ₱)
    83.16 $
(3,793.98 ₱)
     +7.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.67 $
(3,953.99 ₱)
    53.52 $
(2,441.67 ₱)
     -38.25 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 986.88 $
(45,021.72 ₱)
    197.98 $
(9,031.99 ₱)
     -79.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.43 $
(35,284.28 ₱)
    110.54 $
(5,042.85 ₱)
     -85.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,692.54 $
(77,214.57 ₱)
    349.95 $
(15,964.95 ₱)
     -79.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,312.13 $
(59,859.77 ₱)
    217.90 $
(9,940.65 ₱)
     -83.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 208.84 $
(9,527.24 ₱)
    143.60 $
(6,551.01 ₱)
     -31.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.03 $
(6,023.18 ₱)
    81.84 $
(3,733.47 ₱)
     -38.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,656.79 $
(121,203.82 ₱)
    324.40 $
(14,799.46 ₱)
     -87.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     8.53      +103.28 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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