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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 50.72% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 60.14% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 81.24% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 69.15% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 51.54% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 68.01% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(450.32 ₱)
    2.22 $
(100.00 ₱)
     -77.79 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(2,026.46 ₱)
    13.32 $
(600.00 ₱)
     -70.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(292.71 ₱)
    2.66 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -59.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(157.61 ₱)
    0.89 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -74.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(225.16 ₱)
    1.78 $
(80.00 ₱)
     -64.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(167.66 ₱)
    1.97 $
(88.72 ₱)
     -47.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(74.06 ₱)
    0.46 $
(20.65 ₱)
     -72.11 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(59.81 ₱)
    0.34 $
(15.35 ₱)
     -74.33 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(171.52 ₱)
    6.34 $
(285.63 ₱)
     +66.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $
(101.53 ₱)
    0.99 $
(44.46 ₱)
     -56.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 $
(65.87 ₱)
    0.43 $
(19.47 ₱)
     -70.44 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $
(109.11 ₱)
    1.48 $
(66.68 ₱)
     -38.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.41 $
(198.39 ₱)
    2.65 $
(119.20 ₱)
     -39.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.76 $
(169.33 ₱)
    1.52 $
(68.44 ₱)
     -59.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(80.64 ₱)
    0.97 $
(43.64 ₱)
     -45.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(80.71 ₱)
    0.94 $
(42.30 ₱)
     -47.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(80.14 ₱)
    0.47 $
(21.34 ₱)
     -73.37 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(52.75 ₱)
    0.62 $
(27.72 ₱)
     -47.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(71.14 ₱)
    1.06 $
(47.55 ₱)
     -33.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(79.66 ₱)
    0.76 $
(34.45 ₱)
     -56.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(540.39 ₱)
    5.55 $
(250.00 ₱)
     -53.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(77.74 ₱)
    0.85 $
(38.37 ₱)
     -50.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.28 $
(102.56 ₱)
    1.73 $
(78.12 ₱)
     -23.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(270.20 ₱)
    1.22 $
(55.00 ₱)
     -79.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(90.06 ₱)
    0.19 $
(8.50 ₱)
     -90.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(2,792.02 ₱)
    11.10 $
(500.00 ₱)
     -82.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(135.10 ₱)
    0.89 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -70.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(112.58 ₱)
    0.50 $
(22.53 ₱)
     -79.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,350.97 ₱)
    3.22 $
(145.00 ₱)
     -89.27 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.88 $
(129.71 ₱)
    3.68 $
(165.66 ₱)
     +27.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(945,682.50 ₱)
    18,875.26 $
(850,000.00 ₱)
     -10.12 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.44 $
(7,135.07 ₱)
    70.16 $
(3,159.27 ₱)
     -55.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(7.25 ₱)
    0.16 $
(7.18 ₱)
     -1.03 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.12 $
(2,121.90 ₱)
    40.09 $
(1,805.36 ₱)
     -14.92 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.37 $
(1,683.05 ₱)
    29.00 $
(1,306.14 ₱)
     -22.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.72 $
(842.88 ₱)
    4.64 $
(209.00 ₱)
     -75.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(450.32 ₱)
    3.78 $
(170.00 ₱)
     -62.25 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.83 $
(1,838.68 ₱)
    45.51 $
(2,049.45 ₱)
     +11.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.63 $
(1,604.62 ₱)
    28.93 $
(1,302.98 ₱)
     -18.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.20 $
(3,476.42 ₱)
    83.11 $
(3,742.74 ₱)
     +7.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.30 $
(3,886.27 ₱)
    55.02 $
(2,477.55 ₱)
     -36.25 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 971.83 $
(43,764.01 ₱)
    199.41 $
(8,980.12 ₱)
     -79.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 761.57 $
(34,295.39 ₱)
    110.98 $
(4,997.91 ₱)
     -85.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,674.72 $
(75,416.74 ₱)
    353.89 $
(15,936.62 ₱)
     -78.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,298.21 $
(58,461.72 ₱)
    218.62 $
(9,845.12 ₱)
     -83.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 203.28 $
(9,154.29 ₱)
    142.54 $
(6,419.09 ₱)
     -29.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 131.29 $
(5,912.45 ₱)
    87.14 $
(3,924.05 ₱)
     -33.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,655.99 $
(119,605.95 ₱)
    338.62 $
(15,249.00 ₱)
     -87.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     8.31      +97.64 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: USD