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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 49.03% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 58.50% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 79.56% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 68.73% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 49.38% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 67.29% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(445.41 ₱)
    2.25 $
(100.00 ₱)
     -77.55 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(2,004.32 ₱)
    13.47 $
(600.00 ₱)
     -70.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(289.51 ₱)
    2.69 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -58.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(155.89 ₱)
    0.90 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -74.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(222.70 ₱)
    1.80 $
(80.00 ₱)
     -64.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(165.38 ₱)
    2.00 $
(88.96 ₱)
     -46.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(73.00 ₱)
    0.49 $
(21.91 ₱)
     -69.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(58.68 ₱)
    0.36 $
(15.82 ₱)
     -73.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(45.41 ₱)
    1.70 $
(75.78 ₱)
     +66.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(109.78 ₱)
    1.11 $
(49.39 ₱)
     -55.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(139.40 ₱)
    0.97 $
(43.10 ₱)
     -69.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(106.83 ₱)
    1.50 $
(66.64 ₱)
     -37.62 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(429.71 ₱)
    5.90 $
(262.61 ₱)
     -38.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(363.17 ₱)
    3.43 $
(152.90 ₱)
     -57.90 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(172.72 ₱)
    2.24 $
(99.72 ₱)
     -42.26 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.86 $
(172.07 ₱)
    2.17 $
(96.74 ₱)
     -43.78 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(174.46 ₱)
    1.13 $
(50.38 ₱)
     -71.12 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(112.75 ₱)
    1.45 $
(64.69 ₱)
     -42.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(70.57 ₱)
    1.12 $
(49.81 ₱)
     -29.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(79.36 ₱)
    0.78 $
(34.73 ₱)
     -56.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(534.49 ₱)
    5.61 $
(250.00 ₱)
     -53.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(75.83 ₱)
    0.86 $
(38.46 ₱)
     -49.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $
(100.22 ₱)
    1.72 $
(76.82 ₱)
     -23.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(267.24 ₱)
    1.27 $
(56.50 ₱)
     -78.86 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(89.08 ₱)
    0.19 $
(8.50 ₱)
     -90.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(2,850.59 ₱)
    11.23 $
(500.00 ₱)
     -82.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(133.62 ₱)
    0.90 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -70.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(69.19 ₱)
    0.31 $
(13.60 ₱)
     -80.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,336.21 ₱)
    3.37 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -88.77 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(34.54 ₱)
    1.00 $
(44.35 ₱)
     +28.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(935,350.50 ₱)
    19,083.76 $
(850,000.00 ₱)
     -9.12 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.02 $
(7,082.85 ₱)
    75.46 $
(3,361.17 ₱)
     -52.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(6.99 ₱)
    0.16 $
(7.22 ₱)
     +3.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.03 $
(2,094.96 ₱)
    40.43 $
(1,800.70 ₱)
     -14.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.02 $
(1,693.65 ₱)
    30.88 $
(1,375.23 ₱)
     -18.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(826.68 ₱)
    4.89 $
(217.83 ₱)
     -73.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(445.41 ₱)
    3.87 $
(172.50 ₱)
     -61.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.61 $
(1,808.80 ₱)
    47.51 $
(2,116.09 ₱)
     +16.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.94 $
(1,600.65 ₱)
    29.70 $
(1,322.78 ₱)
     -17.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.64 $
(3,458.13 ₱)
    85.95 $
(3,828.12 ₱)
     +10.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.11 $
(3,790.68 ₱)
    56.39 $
(2,511.65 ₱)
     -33.74 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.13 $
(43,432.71 ₱)
    219.74 $
(9,787.27 ₱)
     -77.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.85 $
(34,066.75 ₱)
    120.40 $
(5,362.52 ₱)
     -84.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,688.33 $
(75,198.96 ₱)
    387.70 $
(17,268.30 ₱)
     -77.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,293.76 $
(57,624.66 ₱)
    237.23 $
(10,566.56 ₱)
     -81.66 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,160.57 $
(96,232.72 ₱)
    1,677.67 $
(74,724.07 ₱)
     -22.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,411.57 $
(62,871.99 ₱)
    1,013.40 $
(45,137.25 ₱)
     -28.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,688.45 $
(119,745.07 ₱)
    364.94 $
(16,254.74 ₱)
     -86.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     8.58      +104.08 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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