Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Philippines Reverse

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Cost of Living in Philippines is 55.8% lower than in United States (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Philippines is 65.3% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Philippines are 82.7% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Philippines are 74.7% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Philippines are 53.6% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Philippines is 76.5% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Philippines Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(1,159.10 ₱)
3.45 $
(200.00 ₱)
     -82.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(4,346.63 ₱)
20.71 $
(1,200.00 ₱)
     -72.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $
(637.51 ₱)
3.45 $
(200.00 ₱)
     -68.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(347.73 ₱)
1.21 $
(70.00 ₱)
     -79.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(405.69 ₱)
2.07 $
(120.00 ₱)
     -70.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(295.61 ₱)
2.33 $
(135.16 ₱)
     -54.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(144.07 ₱)
0.73 $
(42.06 ₱)
     -70.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $
(118.87 ₱)
0.38 $
(22.01 ₱)
     -81.5 %
Markets
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $
(231.86 ₱)
6.43 $
(372.56 ₱)
     +60.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(187.52 ₱)
1.07 $
(62.11 ₱)
     -66.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(119.54 ₱)
0.41 $
(23.66 ₱)
     -80.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.70 $
(214.26 ₱)
1.99 $
(115.33 ₱)
     -46.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 $
(337.08 ₱)
3.21 $
(186.12 ₱)
     -44.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.49 $
(318.16 ₱)
1.86 $
(107.91 ₱)
     -66.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.27 $
(421.14 ₱)
3.04 $
(176.15 ₱)
     -58.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.40 $
(139.17 ₱)
1.23 $
(71.56 ₱)
     -48.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(44.18 ₱)
0.66 $
(37.98 ₱)
     -14.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.03 $
(117.92 ₱)
1.16 $
(67.34 ₱)
     -42.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(128.46 ₱)
0.71 $
(40.87 ₱)
     -68.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 $
(78.78 ₱)
0.90 $
(51.91 ₱)
     -34.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(79.82 ₱)
1.13 $
(65.73 ₱)
     -17.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(125.07 ₱)
1.35 $
(78.29 ₱)
     -37.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(126.64 ₱)
0.70 $
(40.73 ₱)
     -67.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(869.33 ₱)
6.64 $
(385.00 ₱)
     -55.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(103.00 ₱)
1.14 $
(66.06 ₱)
     -35.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $
(205.88 ₱)
1.79 $
(103.90 ₱)
     -49.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(579.55 ₱)
2.59 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -74.1 %
Transportation
United States Edit Philippines Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(144.89 ₱)
0.26 $
(15.00 ₱)
     -89.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(4,172.76 ₱)
10.35 $
(600.00 ₱)
     -85.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(217.33 ₱)
0.69 $
(40.00 ₱)
     -81.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(159.49 ₱)
0.39 $
(22.53 ₱)
     -85.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,738.65 ₱)
2.59 $
(150.00 ₱)
     -91.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(211.77 ₱)
4.40 $
(255.14 ₱)
     +20.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,354.00 $
(1,933,031.27 ₱)
22,431.19 $
(1,300,000.00 ₱)
     -32.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,081.66 $
(1,511,562.70 ₱)
20,097.76 $
(1,164,765.55 ₱)
     -22.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.33 $
(11,784.18 ₱)
102.29 $
(5,928.13 ₱)
     -49.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.48 $
(3,041.43 ₱)
35.40 $
(2,051.55 ₱)
     -32.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.68 $
(4,095.99 ₱)
30.00 $
(1,738.63 ₱)
     -57.6 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.94 $
(2,720.52 ₱)
31.66 $
(1,834.96 ₱)
     -32.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.89 $
(1,268.54 ₱)
5.07 $
(293.74 ₱)
     -76.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(811.37 ₱)
5.18 $
(300.00 ₱)
     -63.0 %
Childcare
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,375.25 $
(79,702.89 ₱)
138.43 $
(8,022.85 ₱)
     -89.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,805.80 $
(1,321,710.31 ₱)
5,144.74 $
(298,163.54 ₱)
     -77.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Philippines Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.03 $
(3,015.38 ₱)
39.36 $
(2,281.17 ₱)
     -24.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.53 $
(2,464.77 ₱)
23.36 $
(1,354.11 ₱)
     -45.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.47 $
(5,127.25 ₱)
67.10 $
(3,888.82 ₱)
     -24.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.96 $
(6,604.61 ₱)
61.42 $
(3,559.45 ₱)
     -46.1 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,760.33 $
(102,020.06 ₱)
302.95 $
(17,557.60 ₱)
     -82.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,448.33 $
(83,938.22 ₱)
168.13 $
(9,743.85 ₱)
     -88.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,957.95 $
(171,428.28 ₱)
665.01 $
(38,540.90 ₱)
     -77.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.81 $
(139,138.81 ₱)
348.09 $
(20,173.49 ₱)
     -85.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 320.74 $
(18,588.30 ₱)
236.39 $
(13,699.85 ₱)
     -26.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 258.19 $
(14,963.25 ₱)
121.74 $
(7,055.51 ₱)
     -52.8 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Philippines Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,542.23 $
(263,244.90 ₱)
369.83 $
(21,433.69 ₱)
     -91.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 7.30      +11.2 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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