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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 47.66% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 57.06% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 78.28% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 65.67% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 48.74% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 67.48% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.71 $      -72.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     14.80 $      -67.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     2.82 $      -56.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.90 $      -74.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.81 $      -63.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     2.05 $      -44.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     0.52 $      -68.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.36 $      -71.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.70 $      +67.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.10 $      -55.14 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.12 $     0.97 $      -68.95 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     1.50 $      -36.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     5.72 $      -40.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.06 $     3.45 $      -57.19 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.24 $      -41.57 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.20 $      -42.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     1.17 $      -70.08 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.48 $      -40.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.14 $      -28.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.77 $      -56.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.64 $      -52.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     0.84 $      -51.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.22 $     1.76 $      -20.63 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.27 $      -78.75 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.19 $      -90.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     11.28 $      -82.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.90 $      -69.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.32 $      -79.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     3.38 $      -88.72 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $     1.00 $      +28.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     19,180.69 $      -8.66 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.38 $     77.45 $      -51.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.17 $      +10.81 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.91 $     40.28 $      -14.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.89 $     32.54 $      -14.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     4.63 $      -74.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.95 $      -60.51 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.69 $     48.99 $      +20.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     30.23 $      -15.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.44 $     86.95 $      +12.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.86 $     58.72 $      -30.80 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.56 $     231.96 $      -75.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 755.63 $     126.39 $      -83.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.96 $     398.72 $      -75.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,265.10 $     245.37 $      -80.61 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,979.59 $     1,632.84 $      -17.52 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,308.42 $     900.74 $      -31.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,640.64 $     368.77 $      -86.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     8.57      +104.13 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: USD