Cost of Living Comparison Between Philippines and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 75.93% higher than in Philippines (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 116.75% higher than in Philippines
Rent Prices in United States are 291.77% higher than in Philippines
Restaurant Prices in United States are 217.03% higher than in Philippines
Groceries Prices in United States are 78.09% higher than in Philippines
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 429.69% higher than in Philippines
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Restaurants
Philippines Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ₱
(3.14 $)
716.92 ₱
(15.00 $)
     +377.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ₱
(20.92 $)
2,867.67 ₱
(60.00 $)
     +186.77 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱
(3.14 $)
382.36 ₱
(8.00 $)
     +154.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ₱
(1.26 $)
238.97 ₱
(5.00 $)
     +298.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ₱
(2.09 $)
286.77 ₱
(6.00 $)
     +186.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 114.28 ₱
(2.39 $)
205.24 ₱
(4.29 $)
     +79.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.05 ₱
(0.65 $)
91.14 ₱
(1.91 $)
     +193.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.37 ₱
(0.41 $)
73.60 ₱
(1.54 $)
     +279.88 %
Markets
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 328.45 ₱
(6.87 $)
154.74 ₱
(3.24 $)
     -52.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.25 ₱
(1.11 $)
118.48 ₱
(2.48 $)
     +122.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.04 ₱
(0.48 $)
86.28 ₱
(1.81 $)
     +274.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 88.76 ₱
(1.86 $)
109.98 ₱
(2.30 $)
     +23.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 142.26 ₱
(2.98 $)
240.42 ₱
(5.03 $)
     +69.00 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 89.89 ₱
(1.88 $)
199.38 ₱
(4.17 $)
     +121.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 142.86 ₱
(2.99 $)
273.64 ₱
(5.73 $)
     +91.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 58.96 ₱
(1.23 $)
98.15 ₱
(2.05 $)
     +66.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 34.79 ₱
(0.73 $)
33.76 ₱
(0.71 $)
     -2.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 54.66 ₱
(1.14 $)
86.03 ₱
(1.80 $)
     +57.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 31.95 ₱
(0.67 $)
92.56 ₱
(1.94 $)
     +189.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.95 ₱
(0.86 $)
55.97 ₱
(1.17 $)
     +36.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 43.34 ₱
(0.91 $)
56.22 ₱
(1.18 $)
     +29.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 71.28 ₱
(1.49 $)
78.42 ₱
(1.64 $)
     +10.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.52 ₱
(0.81 $)
86.26 ₱
(1.80 $)
     +123.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 351.00 ₱
(7.34 $)
573.53 ₱
(12.00 $)
     +63.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 54.44 ₱
(1.14 $)
117.01 ₱
(2.45 $)
     +114.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 95.30 ₱
(1.99 $)
135.18 ₱
(2.83 $)
     +41.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 ₱
(2.09 $)
382.36 ₱
(8.00 $)
     +282.36 %
Transportation
Philippines Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ₱
(0.21 $)
107.54 ₱
(2.25 $)
     +975.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 545.40 ₱
(11.41 $)
3,106.65 ₱
(65.00 $)
     +469.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱
(0.84 $)
155.33 ₱
(3.25 $)
     +288.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.45 $)
124.27 ₱
(2.60 $)
     +471.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱
(2.51 $)
1,433.84 ₱
(30.00 $)
     +1,094.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 191.36 ₱
(4.00 $)
124.85 ₱
(2.61 $)
     -34.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,350,000.00 ₱
(28,245.88 $)
1,099,275.32 ₱
(23,000.00 $)
     -18.57 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,158,877.91 ₱
(24,247.06 $)
1,033,569.70 ₱
(21,625.25 $)
     -10.81 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,064.71 ₱
(126.89 $)
7,879.40 ₱
(164.86 $)
     +29.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.74 ₱
(0.16 $)
6.65 ₱
(0.14 $)
     -14.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,252.36 ₱
(47.13 $)
3,145.42 ₱
(65.81 $)
     +39.65 %
Sports And Leisure
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,879.59 ₱
(39.33 $)
1,771.04 ₱
(37.06 $)
     -5.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 274.82 ₱
(5.75 $)
751.25 ₱
(15.72 $)
     +173.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 260.00 ₱
(5.44 $)
573.53 ₱
(12.00 $)
     +120.59 %
Childcare
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,428.95 ₱
(218.20 $)
44,744.82 ₱
(936.19 $)
     +329.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 289,520.83 ₱
(6,057.61 $)
743,673.97 ₱
(15,559.80 $)
     +156.86 %
Clothing And Shoes
Philippines Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,078.98 ₱
(43.50 $)
2,099.46 ₱
(43.93 $)
     +0.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,311.72 ₱
(27.44 $)
1,696.68 ₱
(35.50 $)
     +29.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,893.50 ₱
(81.46 $)
3,634.57 ₱
(76.05 $)
     -6.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,186.95 ₱
(66.68 $)
4,599.14 ₱
(96.23 $)
     +44.31 %
Rent Per Month
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,387.87 ₱
(342.88 $)
63,985.41 ₱
(1,338.76 $)
     +290.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,167.96 ₱
(191.82 $)
51,778.11 ₱
(1,083.35 $)
     +464.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,846.16 ₱
(687.24 $)
102,931.30 ₱
(2,153.62 $)
     +213.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 18,635.04 ₱
(389.90 $)
83,207.02 ₱
(1,740.93 $)
     +346.51 %
Buy Apartment Price
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,771.15 ₱
(225.36 $)
15,927.83 ₱
(333.26 $)
     +47.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,067.93 ₱
(126.96 $)
9,518.10 ₱
(199.15 $)
     +56.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,808.72 ₱
(309.84 $)
170,019.04 ₱
(3,557.29 $)
     +1,048.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.68 4.03      -47.51 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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