Cost of Living Comparison Between Philippines and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 109.11% higher than in Philippines (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 162.06% higher than in Philippines
Rent Prices in United States are 352.07% higher than in Philippines
Restaurant Prices in United States are 225.14% higher than in Philippines
Groceries Prices in United States are 112.21% higher than in Philippines
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 392.24% higher than in Philippines
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Restaurants
Philippines Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 180.00 ₱
(3.24 $)
833.05 ₱
(15.00 $)
     +362.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₱
(21.61 $)
3,609.90 ₱
(65.00 $)
     +200.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱
(2.70 $)
444.30 ₱
(8.00 $)
     +196.20 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ₱
(1.26 $)
277.68 ₱
(5.00 $)
     +296.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ₱
(2.16 $)
333.22 ₱
(6.00 $)
     +177.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 133.59 ₱
(2.41 $)
250.53 ₱
(4.51 $)
     +87.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 39.05 ₱
(0.70 $)
113.87 ₱
(2.05 $)
     +191.60 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 22.76 ₱
(0.41 $)
90.07 ₱
(1.62 $)
     +295.77 %
Markets
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 340.68 ₱
(6.13 $)
192.92 ₱
(3.47 $)
     -43.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.86 ₱
(1.02 $)
146.99 ₱
(2.65 $)
     +158.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.80 ₱
(0.41 $)
102.12 ₱
(1.84 $)
     +347.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 91.21 ₱
(1.64 $)
172.64 ₱
(3.11 $)
     +89.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 149.18 ₱
(2.69 $)
287.33 ₱
(5.17 $)
     +92.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 96.11 ₱
(1.73 $)
291.69 ₱
(5.25 $)
     +203.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 154.20 ₱
(2.78 $)
371.84 ₱
(6.70 $)
     +141.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 62.67 ₱
(1.13 $)
118.86 ₱
(2.14 $)
     +89.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 35.43 ₱
(0.64 $)
40.12 ₱
(0.72 $)
     +13.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 58.11 ₱
(1.05 $)
102.93 ₱
(1.85 $)
     +77.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 34.27 ₱
(0.62 $)
111.00 ₱
(2.00 $)
     +223.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 42.38 ₱
(0.76 $)
66.89 ₱
(1.20 $)
     +57.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 44.69 ₱
(0.80 $)
67.24 ₱
(1.21 $)
     +50.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 76.12 ₱
(1.37 $)
96.65 ₱
(1.74 $)
     +26.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.54 ₱
(0.69 $)
103.52 ₱
(1.86 $)
     +168.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 370.00 ₱
(6.66 $)
683.11 ₱
(12.30 $)
     +84.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.63 ₱
(1.06 $)
163.97 ₱
(2.95 $)
     +179.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 98.69 ₱
(1.78 $)
168.51 ₱
(3.03 $)
     +70.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ₱
(2.52 $)
476.51 ₱
(8.58 $)
     +240.36 %
Transportation
Philippines Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 ₱
(0.27 $)
138.84 ₱
(2.50 $)
     +825.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 582.61 ₱
(10.49 $)
3,887.59 ₱
(70.00 $)
     +567.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱
(0.72 $)
180.50 ₱
(3.25 $)
     +351.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.39 $)
144.40 ₱
(2.60 $)
     +564.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱
(2.16 $)
1,666.11 ₱
(30.00 $)
     +1,288.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 275.54 ₱
(4.96 $)
267.98 ₱
(4.83 $)
     -2.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ₱
(21,607.22 $)
1,332,887.98 ₱
(24,000.00 $)
     +11.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,114,200.98 ₱
(20,062.32 $)
1,256,128.72 ₱
(22,617.87 $)
     +12.74 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,718.09 ₱
(102.96 $)
9,627.32 ₱
(173.35 $)
     +68.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.96 ₱
(0.14 $)
8.15 ₱
(0.15 $)
     +2.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,154.29 ₱
(38.79 $)
3,782.97 ₱
(68.12 $)
     +75.60 %
Sports And Leisure
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,890.21 ₱
(34.04 $)
2,083.87 ₱
(37.52 $)
     +10.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 278.42 ₱
(5.01 $)
948.48 ₱
(17.08 $)
     +240.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 260.00 ₱
(4.68 $)
666.44 ₱
(12.00 $)
     +156.32 %
Childcare
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,578.10 ₱
(172.46 $)
57,842.12 ₱
(1,041.51 $)
     +503.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 259,519.52 ₱
(4,672.91 $)
889,772.87 ₱
(16,021.26 $)
     +242.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Philippines Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,071.37 ₱
(37.30 $)
2,500.90 ₱
(45.03 $)
     +20.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,322.86 ₱
(23.82 $)
1,982.53 ₱
(35.70 $)
     +49.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,871.28 ₱
(69.71 $)
4,343.44 ₱
(78.21 $)
     +12.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,193.01 ₱
(57.49 $)
5,534.99 ₱
(99.66 $)
     +73.35 %
Rent Per Month
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 19,245.56 ₱
(346.54 $)
92,464.92 ₱
(1,664.92 $)
     +380.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,757.34 ₱
(193.70 $)
69,328.56 ₱
(1,248.33 $)
     +544.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,295.39 ₱
(797.58 $)
154,199.46 ₱
(2,776.52 $)
     +248.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,669.76 ₱
(408.19 $)
121,287.71 ₱
(2,183.91 $)
     +435.02 %
Buy Apartment Price
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,388.39 ₱
(205.06 $)
23,269.40 ₱
(418.99 $)
     +104.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,263.26 ₱
(112.78 $)
12,420.22 ₱
(223.64 $)
     +98.30 %
Salaries And Financing
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,009.49 ₱
(288.27 $)
206,518.67 ₱
(3,718.58 $)
     +1,189.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.60 5.36      -29.39 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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