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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 48.35% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 57.58% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 78.52% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 66.31% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 49.45% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 71.04% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.68 $      -73.22 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     14.51 $      -67.76 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     2.73 $      -57.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.89 $      -74.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.79 $      -64.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     2.03 $      -45.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     0.51 $      -68.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.35 $      -72.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.68 $      +65.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     1.08 $      -55.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     0.96 $      -69.09 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     1.49 $      -36.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     5.86 $      -38.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     3.41 $      -57.53 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.23 $      -42.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.20 $      -42.29 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     1.16 $      -70.34 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.49 $      -39.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.13 $      -29.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.77 $      -57.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.58 $      -53.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $     0.83 $      -64.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.40 $     1.72 $      -49.30 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.26 $      -78.98 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.19 $      -90.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     11.16 $      -82.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.89 $      -70.24 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.31 $      -79.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     3.35 $      -88.84 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.03 $      +26.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     18,971.31 $      -9.66 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.46 $     77.13 $      -51.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.17 $      +7.34 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     40.26 $      -14.13 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.04 $     31.74 $      -16.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     4.66 $      -74.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.91 $      -60.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     49.20 $      +20.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.76 $     29.66 $      -17.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.44 $     86.04 $      +11.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.71 $     58.45 $      -31.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.36 $     228.34 $      -76.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.80 $     125.97 $      -83.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.09 $     396.47 $      -76.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.04 $     242.35 $      -80.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.73 $     1,633.31 $      -16.19 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,290.45 $     924.34 $      -28.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,917.92 $     358.49 $      -87.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     8.57      +103.45 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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