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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines 

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 46.37% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 55.54% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 75.88% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 64.91% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 48.26% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 77.02% lower than in United States

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  United States  Philippines      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     2.68 $      -73.21 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     15.63 $      -65.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     2.90 $      -53.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.89 $      -74.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     1.79 $      -64.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     2.06 $      -43.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     0.51 $      -67.66 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     0.35 $      -72.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.60 $      +61.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     1.11 $      -53.30 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.89 $     0.91 $      -68.66 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     1.47 $      -34.84 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.48 $     7.34 $      -22.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.64 $     3.36 $      -56.01 %
Apples (1kg) 3.70 $     2.01 $      -45.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     2.02 $      -43.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     1.11 $      -70.27 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     1.44 $      -38.96 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.13 $      -27.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     0.74 $      -57.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.58 $      -53.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $     0.86 $      -62.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     1.77 $      -45.96 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     1.12 $      -81.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.20 $      -89.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 $     11.16 $      -83.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     0.89 $      -70.23 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.31 $      -79.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.35 $     3.14 $      -88.92 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.17 $      +21.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     18,979.57 $      -5.10 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 161.88 $     81.18 $      -49.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.16 $      +9.46 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.18 $     42.00 $      -9.07 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.49 $     35.62 $      -9.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.42 $     5.03 $      -72.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     3.91 $      -60.92 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.77 $     55.08 $      +35.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.48 $     32.46 $      -11.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.23 $     82.21 $      +7.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.32 $     61.17 $      -26.58 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 993.07 $     295.88 $      -70.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.22 $     128.02 $      -82.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.40 $     478.51 $      -71.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,281.76 $     236.12 $      -81.58 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,924.43 $     1,589.20 $      -17.42 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,233.56 $     1,039.73 $      -15.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,260.14 $     333.04 $      -89.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     10.09      +140.03 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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