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Cost of Living in Philippines

Cost of living in Philippines is 47.71% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Philippines is 78.53% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ₱ 100.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ₱ 500.00-1,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ₱ 100.00-185.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 ₱ 40.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 95.00 ₱ 70.00-140.00
Cappuccino (regular) 109.65 ₱ 70.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.32 ₱ 15.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.13 ₱ 10.00-28.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 299.33 ₱ 264.98-340.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.56 ₱ 36.29-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.03 ₱ 18.14-27.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 80.34 ₱ 70.00-96.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 129.69 ₱ 54.43-362.87
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 79.11 ₱ 58.97-108.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 129.37 ₱ 95.25-170.10
Apples (1 lb) 55.43 ₱ 27.22-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 27.22 ₱ 18.14-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 52.32 ₱ 27.22-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 25.25 ₱ 15.88-45.36
Potato (1 lb) 36.42 ₱ 22.68-56.70
Onion (1 lb) 34.80 ₱ 20.41-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 64.00 ₱ 40.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 35.49 ₱ 25.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 ₱ 250.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 45.30 ₱ 30.00-64.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.99 ₱ 50.00-120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 80.00 ₱ 60.00-100.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ₱ 8.00-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 ₱ 217.39-886.96
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ₱ 40.00-40.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 ₱ 19.31-30.58
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ₱ 100.00-150.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 191.79 ₱ 166.56-211.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,350,000.00 ₱ 1,000,000.00-1,350,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,161,179.78 ₱ 850,000.00-1,320,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,802.65 ₱ 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.71 ₱ 6.00-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,291.89 ₱ 1,499.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,721.46 ₱ 600.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 222.67 ₱ 100.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₱ 200.00-300.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,379.58 ₱ 5,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 266,779.46 ₱ 60,000.00-850,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,022.55 ₱ 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,271.40 ₱ 750.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,878.40 ₱ 2,800.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,186.26 ₱ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,990.68 ₱ 5,500.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,726.25 ₱ 3,500.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,642.74 ₱ 12,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,786.74 ₱ 8,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,534.25 ₱ 2,694.17-15,514.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,823.30 ₱ 1,858.05-10,219.25
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,278.92 ₱
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.53 5.00-10.00

Prices in Philippines

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Last update: July 2019
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