Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Philippines are 44.05% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philippines are 54.52% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 74.68% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 68.71% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 44.89% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 80.78% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Philippines Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(728.67 ₱)
3.09 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -79.41 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 58.00 $
(2,817.52 ₱)
20.59 $
(1,000.00 ₱)
     -64.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(388.62 ₱)
3.09 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -61.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(242.89 ₱)
1.24 $
(60.00 ₱)
     -75.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(291.47 ₱)
2.06 $
(100.00 ₱)
     -65.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $
(207.64 ₱)
2.34 $
(113.73 ₱)
     -45.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(92.21 ₱)
0.64 $
(30.95 ₱)
     -66.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $
(74.53 ₱)
0.40 $
(19.22 ₱)
     -74.22 %
Markets
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(156.84 ₱)
6.74 $
(327.48 ₱)
     +108.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(119.55 ₱)
1.09 $
(52.97 ₱)
     -55.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(88.09 ₱)
0.48 $
(23.09 ₱)
     -73.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $
(112.32 ₱)
1.83 $
(88.68 ₱)
     -21.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 $
(242.65 ₱)
2.87 $
(139.33 ₱)
     -42.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 $
(200.34 ₱)
1.84 $
(89.51 ₱)
     -55.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.69 $
(276.36 ₱)
2.88 $
(139.92 ₱)
     -49.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(99.78 ₱)
1.23 $
(59.72 ₱)
     -40.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(34.43 ₱)
0.72 $
(35.16 ₱)
     +2.11 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(87.87 ₱)
1.15 $
(55.75 ₱)
     -36.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(94.19 ₱)
0.67 $
(32.33 ₱)
     -65.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(57.33 ₱)
0.84 $
(40.85 ₱)
     -28.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(57.47 ₱)
0.89 $
(43.36 ₱)
     -24.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(79.13 ₱)
1.46 $
(70.70 ₱)
     -10.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(87.84 ₱)
0.80 $
(38.72 ₱)
     -55.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(582.93 ₱)
7.20 $
(350.00 ₱)
     -39.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $
(115.89 ₱)
1.10 $
(53.55 ₱)
     -53.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $
(136.59 ₱)
1.89 $
(92.03 ₱)
     -32.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(388.62 ₱)
2.06 $
(100.00 ₱)
     -74.27 %
Transportation
United States Edit Philippines Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(109.30 ₱)
0.21 $
(10.00 ₱)
     -90.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 $
(3,206.14 ₱)
10.66 $
(517.74 ₱)
     -83.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(157.88 ₱)
0.82 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -74.66 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(131.16 ₱)
0.45 $
(21.73 ₱)
     -83.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,457.34 ₱)
2.47 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -91.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.53 $
(122.91 ₱)
3.94 $
(191.26 ₱)
     +55.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(1,117,291.03 ₱)
27,790.43 $
(1,350,000.00 ₱)
     +20.83 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,539.52 $
(1,046,344.00 ₱)
23,853.33 $
(1,158,744.01 ₱)
     +10.74 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.57 $
(7,945.71 ₱)
123.06 $
(5,977.89 ₱)
     -24.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(6.71 ₱)
0.16 $
(7.75 ₱)
     +15.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.52 $
(3,182.81 ₱)
46.81 $
(2,274.15 ₱)
     -28.55 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.01 $
(1,798.02 ₱)
39.29 $
(1,908.50 ₱)
     +6.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.85 $
(769.84 ₱)
5.85 $
(284.04 ₱)
     -63.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(582.93 ₱)
5.35 $
(260.00 ₱)
     -55.40 %
Childcare
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 934.93 $
(45,416.99 ₱)
210.65 $
(10,233.17 ₱)
     -77.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,835.72 $
(769,265.71 ₱)
5,876.83 $
(285,483.72 ₱)
     -62.89 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Philippines Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.79 $
(2,127.42 ₱)
42.54 $
(2,066.30 ₱)
     -2.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 $
(1,725.65 ₱)
27.57 $
(1,339.19 ₱)
     -22.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.84 $
(3,683.92 ₱)
80.32 $
(3,901.85 ₱)
     +5.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.57 $
(4,642.44 ₱)
67.36 $
(3,272.04 ₱)
     -29.52 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,339.93 $
(65,090.72 ₱)
340.48 $
(16,539.88 ₱)
     -74.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,080.04 $
(52,466.20 ₱)
192.01 $
(9,327.40 ₱)
     -82.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,152.34 $
(104,556.25 ₱)
679.24 $
(32,995.90 ₱)
     -68.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,723.52 $
(83,725.03 ₱)
385.72 $
(18,737.58 ₱)
     -77.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 330.28 $
(16,044.53 ₱)
220.64 $
(10,718.01 ₱)
     -33.20 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.46 $
(9,592.28 ₱)
124.10 $
(6,028.57 ₱)
     -37.15 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,526.18 $
(171,294.45 ₱)
308.25 $
(14,974.24 ₱)
     -91.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.12 7.62      +85.07 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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