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Cost of Living in Philippines

Cost of living in Philippines is 47.58% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Philippines is 77.80% 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 ₱ 100.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 55.00 ₱ 40.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ₱ 70.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 109.71 ₱ 70.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 29.01 ₱ 15.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.86 ₱ 10.00-30.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 303.60 ₱ 264.98-359.61
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.80 ₱ 36.29-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.46 ₱ 19.05-27.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 81.52 ₱ 70.00-100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 125.29 ₱ 54.43-272.16
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 81.73 ₱ 58.97-113.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 130.65 ₱ 90.72-181.44
Apples (1 lb) 55.29 ₱ 31.75-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 28.83 ₱ 18.14-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 52.11 ₱ 27.22-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 25.81 ₱ 15.88-45.36
Potato (1 lb) 37.30 ₱ 22.68-60.00
Onion (1 lb) 36.61 ₱ 22.68-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 64.10 ₱ 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 36.78 ₱ 25.00-60.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 ₱ 250.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 45.04 ₱ 30.00-64.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 81.85 ₱ 51.19-110.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 90.00 ₱ 65.00-100.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ₱ 8.00-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 ₱ 226.61-900.00
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) 193.99 ₱ 170.34-214.56
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) 1,119,562.50 ₱ 850,000.00-1,320,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,018.88 ₱ 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.67 ₱ 6.00-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,320.73 ₱ 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,862.34 ₱ 800.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 237.14 ₱ 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 10,698.58 ₱ 5,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 235,958.31 ₱ 80,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,097.70 ₱ 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,294.20 ₱ 750.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,876.28 ₱ 3,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,327.50 ₱ 1,800.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,308.64 ₱ 6,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,991.69 ₱ 3,500.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 30,405.48 ₱ 12,000.00-85,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,235.52 ₱ 8,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,961.36 ₱ 2,787.07-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,761.18 ₱ 1,858.05-10,219.25
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,930.00 ₱
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.51 4.75-11.00

Prices in Philippines

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Last update: October 2019
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