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Cost of Living in Philippines

Cost of living in Philippines is 47.69% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Philippines is 78.54% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.94 $ 1.96-4.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.66 $ 9.79-23.48
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.94 $ 1.96-3.62
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.98 $ 0.78-1.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 1.37-2.74
Cappuccino (regular) 2.15 $ 1.37-2.94
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.55 $ 0.29-0.98
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.34 $ 0.20-0.55
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.86 $ 5.19-6.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 $ 0.71-1.24
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.36-0.53
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.57 $ 1.37-1.88
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.54 $ 1.07-7.10
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.55 $ 1.15-2.13
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.53 $ 1.86-3.33
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 $ 0.53-1.78
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.36-0.89
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 $ 0.53-1.78
Tomato (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.31-0.89
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.44-1.11
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.40-1.07
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 $ 0.78-2.35
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 $ 0.49-0.98
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.85 $ 4.89-9.79
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.89 $ 0.59-1.26
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 $ 0.98-2.35
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.57 $ 1.17-1.96
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $ 0.16-0.39
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.79 $ 4.25-17.36
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.78 $ 0.78-0.78
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.43 $ 0.38-0.60
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.35 $ 1.96-2.94
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.75 $ 3.26-4.15
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,420.17 $ 19,570.50-26,420.17
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,724.87 $ 16,634.92-25,833.06
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 113.56 $ 48.93-195.70
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.12-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.85 $ 29.34-68.50
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.69 $ 11.74-58.71
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.36 $ 1.96-9.79
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.89 $ 3.91-5.87
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 281.35 $ 97.85-391.41
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,217.60 $ 1,174.23-16,634.92
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.58 $ 19.57-68.50
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.88 $ 14.68-39.14
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.90 $ 54.80-97.85
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 62.36 $ 29.36-97.85
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 273.80 $ 107.64-587.11
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 151.21 $ 68.50-293.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 560.55 $ 234.85-1,565.64
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 308.95 $ 156.56-587.11
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 167.02 $ 52.73-303.63
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 94.39 $ 36.36-200.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 299.01 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.53 0.10-0.20

Prices in Philippines

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Last update: July 2019
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