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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 47.57% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 56.97% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 78.38% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 65.56% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 49.15% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 71.49% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.72 $      -72.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     14.99 $      -66.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     2.83 $      -56.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.91 $      -74.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.81 $      -63.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     2.05 $      -44.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     0.52 $      -67.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.35 $      -72.59 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.69 $      +67.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.10 $      -54.92 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.08 $     0.97 $      -68.68 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     1.50 $      -36.16 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.61 $     6.09 $      -36.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     3.42 $      -57.36 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.16 $      -43.77 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.16 $      -43.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     1.14 $      -70.71 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.53 $      -37.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.16 $      -27.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.77 $      -57.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.66 $      -52.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.34 $     0.85 $      -63.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.37 $     1.76 $      -47.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.26 $      -79.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.19 $      -90.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     11.31 $      -82.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.91 $      -69.83 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.31 $      -80.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     3.39 $      -88.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.12 $      +23.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     19,232.77 $      -8.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.68 $     80.35 $      -49.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.17 $      +10.72 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.86 $     41.47 $      -11.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.56 $     32.29 $      -16.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.27 $     4.61 $      -74.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.96 $      -60.40 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.74 $     51.10 $      +25.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.66 $     31.26 $      -12.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.55 $     86.08 $      +11.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.75 $     60.06 $      -29.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.79 $     233.46 $      -75.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.54 $     123.95 $      -83.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,653.36 $     400.50 $      -75.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,260.54 $     240.41 $      -80.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,942.86 $     1,619.35 $      -16.65 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,297.99 $     1,045.50 $      -19.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,991.43 $     366.90 $      -87.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     8.85      +109.60 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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