Living in the Philippines

Prices in the Philippines

On this page I put together a wild list of prices in the Philippines which you might find interesting for your daily needs. With this price list, you can also easily calculate you own Cost Of Living in the Philippines.

Important Advice : Even if you find some of this prices unbelievable low, compared to your home country, you should still not pay more than they ask. It can't be in our interest, to flood the Philippines with our prices and destroy the local price structure. You should further think about on how you are ripped off in your home country, as you can see how cheap some goods or services can be.

Updated: January 2015

  • Food:
    • 1 kg Rice ca. 39,- Peso
    • 1 kg Potatoes: 60,- Peso
    • 1 kg Onions ca. 60,- Peso
    • 1 Kg Meat ca. 200,- Peso
    • 1 Kg Fish ca. 130,- Peso
    • 1 Toast bread (sliced bread): 30,- Peso
    • 1 German Bread 50,- to 100,- Peso
    • 200 gr. Salami (Imported) ca. 165,- Peso
    • Jam local: ca. 75,- Peso, Import ca. 180,- Peso
    • 1 Bottle. Bier, San Miguel Pilsen, 0,3 Li: 18,- Peso
    • 1 Li. Coca Cola: 30,- Peso
  • Multimedia
    • TV 32" LCD Flat screen: from 15.000,- Peso
    • Computer whole Sets: from 15.000,- Peso
    • Digital Camera from 3500- Peso
    • Telephone Land line: 550,- Peso/Month
    • DSL Flat rate 1000 mbit/sec. incl. Telephone 999,- Peso (Globe)
  • Living & Kitchen :
    • Refrigerator: 12.000,- to 20.000,- Peso and up!
    • Oven (Gas, emit 3 Flames): 16.000,- Peso
    • Simple Gas Stove: from 1200,- Peso
    • Gastank 16 Kg Exchange: ca. 700,- Peso (good for about two month)
    • Rice Cooker : from 600,- Peso
    • Microwave: from 2800,- Peso
    • Cabinet: from 10.000,- Peso
    • King Size Bed (good Quality) with mattress: from 23.000,- Peso
  • Car, Motor Bike & Transport :
    • Motor-Bike Honda Wave 125 cc from 55.000,- Peso
    • Motor-Bike made in China , 110 or 125 cc from 35.000 Peso
    • China Chopper, Loncin, 150 cc from 36.000,- Peso
    • Multi cabs (Surplus, from 135.000,- Peso
    • Multicabs used from 50 - 70.000,- Peso
    • Used Car, ca. 6 to 10 years old from 150,000 - 250,000,- Peso
    • New Car from 500.000,- Peso
    • Taxi Meter: 25 km ca. 600,- Peso (Meter x 2 for long distance)
    • Jeepney, public transport, 25 km distance: 25,- Peso
    • Mini Bus, Van, Aircon 25 km: 60,- Peso