Cost of Living Comparison Between Philippines and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 78.53% higher than in Philippines (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 119.60% higher than in Philippines
Rent Prices in United States are 294.18% higher than in Philippines
Restaurant Prices in United States are 219.59% higher than in Philippines
Groceries Prices in United States are 81.13% higher than in Philippines
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 421.27% higher than in Philippines
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Restaurants
Philippines Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ₱
(3.09 $)
728.67 ₱
(15.00 $)
     +385.78 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ₱
(20.59 $)
2,835.73 ₱
(58.38 $)
     +183.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱
(3.09 $)
388.62 ₱
(8.00 $)
     +159.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ₱
(1.24 $)
242.89 ₱
(5.00 $)
     +304.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ₱
(2.06 $)
291.47 ₱
(6.00 $)
     +191.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 113.76 ₱
(2.34 $)
207.63 ₱
(4.27 $)
     +82.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 30.89 ₱
(0.64 $)
92.22 ₱
(1.90 $)
     +198.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.20 ₱
(0.40 $)
74.55 ₱
(1.53 $)
     +288.34 %
Markets
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 327.48 ₱
(6.74 $)
156.85 ₱
(3.23 $)
     -52.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.88 ₱
(1.09 $)
119.58 ₱
(2.46 $)
     +126.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.11 ₱
(0.48 $)
88.09 ₱
(1.81 $)
     +281.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 88.62 ₱
(1.82 $)
112.33 ₱
(2.31 $)
     +26.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 139.31 ₱
(2.87 $)
242.72 ₱
(5.00 $)
     +74.23 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 89.50 ₱
(1.84 $)
200.29 ₱
(4.12 $)
     +123.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 140.29 ₱
(2.89 $)
276.38 ₱
(5.69 $)
     +97.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 59.59 ₱
(1.23 $)
99.79 ₱
(2.05 $)
     +67.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 35.16 ₱
(0.72 $)
34.42 ₱
(0.71 $)
     -2.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 56.05 ₱
(1.15 $)
87.93 ₱
(1.81 $)
     +56.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 32.41 ₱
(0.67 $)
94.24 ₱
(1.94 $)
     +190.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.47 ₱
(0.83 $)
57.39 ₱
(1.18 $)
     +41.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 43.03 ₱
(0.89 $)
57.49 ₱
(1.18 $)
     +33.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 70.69 ₱
(1.46 $)
79.14 ₱
(1.63 $)
     +11.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.64 ₱
(0.80 $)
87.85 ₱
(1.81 $)
     +127.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 ₱
(7.20 $)
582.93 ₱
(12.00 $)
     +66.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 53.55 ₱
(1.10 $)
115.96 ₱
(2.39 $)
     +116.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 92.03 ₱
(1.89 $)
136.70 ₱
(2.81 $)
     +48.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 ₱
(2.06 $)
388.62 ₱
(8.00 $)
     +288.62 %
Transportation
Philippines Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ₱
(0.21 $)
109.30 ₱
(2.25 $)
     +993.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 517.18 ₱
(10.65 $)
3,206.14 ₱
(66.00 $)
     +519.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱
(0.82 $)
157.88 ₱
(3.25 $)
     +294.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱
(0.45 $)
131.16 ₱
(2.70 $)
     +503.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱
(2.47 $)
1,457.34 ₱
(30.00 $)
     +1,114.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 191.26 ₱
(3.94 $)
122.91 ₱
(2.53 $)
     -35.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,350,000.00 ₱
(27,790.43 $)
1,117,291.03 ₱
(23,000.00 $)
     -17.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,158,714.50 ₱
(23,852.72 $)
1,046,456.97 ₱
(21,541.85 $)
     -9.69 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,977.85 ₱
(123.06 $)
7,947.03 ₱
(163.59 $)
     +32.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.75 ₱
(0.16 $)
6.71 ₱
(0.14 $)
     -13.36 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,269.81 ₱
(46.73 $)
3,182.85 ₱
(65.52 $)
     +40.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,902.22 ₱
(39.16 $)
1,798.00 ₱
(37.01 $)
     -5.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 284.04 ₱
(5.85 $)
769.80 ₱
(15.85 $)
     +171.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 260.00 ₱
(5.35 $)
582.93 ₱
(12.00 $)
     +124.21 %
Childcare
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,228.69 ₱
(210.56 $)
45,442.87 ₱
(935.46 $)
     +344.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 285,284.99 ₱
(5,872.74 $)
769,265.71 ₱
(15,835.72 $)
     +169.65 %
Clothing And Shoes
Philippines Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,059.89 ₱
(42.40 $)
2,127.45 ₱
(43.79 $)
     +3.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,339.19 ₱
(27.57 $)
1,725.67 ₱
(35.52 $)
     +28.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,895.40 ₱
(80.19 $)
3,683.91 ₱
(75.84 $)
     -5.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,261.22 ₱
(67.13 $)
4,643.25 ₱
(95.58 $)
     +42.38 %
Rent Per Month
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,579.31 ₱
(341.29 $)
65,102.67 ₱
(1,340.17 $)
     +292.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,361.98 ₱
(192.72 $)
52,470.29 ₱
(1,080.13 $)
     +460.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,941.87 ₱
(678.12 $)
104,568.13 ₱
(2,152.59 $)
     +217.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 18,711.38 ₱
(385.18 $)
83,718.02 ₱
(1,723.38 $)
     +347.42 %
Buy Apartment Price
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,717.45 ₱
(220.62 $)
16,049.99 ₱
(330.40 $)
     +49.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,028.37 ₱
(124.10 $)
9,594.46 ₱
(197.51 $)
     +59.15 %
Salaries And Financing
Philippines Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,966.75 ₱
(308.10 $)
171,323.69 ₱
(3,526.78 $)
     +1,044.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.62 4.12      -45.98 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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