Prices in Philippines

What are the supermarket prices in Philippines? Is the cost of living in Philippines are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Philippines and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Philippines: food prices, Restaurant prices, cost of living, and entertainment costs (The last update: today 8 hours ago)

Currency in Philippines to Philippine piso (PHP). For 10 US dollars you can get 574 Philippine pisos. For 100 US dollars you can get 5.74 thousand Philippine pisos. And the other way: For 100 Philippine pisos you can get 1.74 US dollars.



What are the different prices in the cities in Philippines? Look here: Prices in cities in Philippines

Prices: Davao City   General Santos   Manila   Quezon City   Dasmariñas   Iloilo   San Fernando   Antipolo   San Juan   San Jose del Monte  

Generally, it is much cheaper in Philippines than in United States. Food is 54% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 73%. And the cost of living in Philippines is less than in United States about 48%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 50%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Philippines


Are hotels expensive in Philippines? How much will we pay for a room in Philippines?

The average price of accommodation in Philippines is $52 (PHP 2.96K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $45 (PHP 2.6K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $18 (PHP 1.04K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Philippines in $47 (PHP 2.71K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $58 (PHP 3.33K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $88 (PHP 5.05K) in Philippines If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $119 (PHP 6.84K)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Philippines will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Mexico, Taiwan, Brunei, Hong Kong, and Macau.

Comparison of selected prices in Philippines with prices in United States:

fees

$102 ($62 - $174)
by half less than in United States

internet

$30 ($26 - $45)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$40 ($12.2 - $70)
25% less than in United States

average earnings

$374
92% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$308 ($139 - $696)
83% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$356 ($174 - $870)
85% less than in United States

bread

$1.2 ($0.78 - $1.7)
67% less than in United States

cheese

$7.1 ($2.6 - $17.4)
by half less than in United States

rice

$0.91 ($0.73 - $1.2)
80% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.5 ($0.52 - $2.6)
69% less than in United States

bananas

$1.4 ($0.78 - $2.7)
14% less than in United States

wine

$6.6 ($3.9 - $12.2)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$3.5 ($1.7 - $8.7)
83% less than in United States

local beer

$1.2 ($0.87 - $2.6)
80% less than in United States

coffee

$2.4 ($0.87 - $4.4)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.39 ($0.26 - $0.87)
81% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$3.5 ($2.6 - $4.4)
68% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.73 ($0.44 - $1.4)
71% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Philippines

Has the price of bread increased in Philippines?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.79(PHP 46), 2011: $0.85(PHP 49), 2012: $0.92(PHP 53), 2013: $0.85(PHP 49), 2014: $0.89(PHP 51), 2015: $0.84(PHP 48), 2016: $0.89(PHP 51), 2017: $0.94(PHP 54), and 2018: $0.92(PHP 53).

Philippines price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Philippines price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1(PHP 57), 2016: $0.94(PHP 54), 2017: $0.98(PHP 56), and 2018: $1.1(PHP 64)

Philippines price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Philippines price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Philippines?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $2.6(PHP 150), 2011: $2.1(PHP 120), 2012: $2.6(PHP 150), 2013: $2.1(PHP 120), 2014: $1.7(PHP 100), 2015: $1.9(PHP 110), 2016: $2.6(PHP 150), 2017: $2.6(PHP 150), and 2018: $2.6(PHP 150)

Philippines price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Philippines price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $117(PHP 6.73K), 2011: $203(PHP 11.7K), 2012: $234(PHP 13.4K), 2013: $220(PHP 12.6K), 2014: $192(PHP 11K), 2015: $197(PHP 11.3K), 2016: $262(PHP 15.1K), 2017: $276(PHP 15.8K), and 2018: $277(PHP 15.9K)

Philippines price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Philippines price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Philippines price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Philippines price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com

Prices in cities and towns in Philippines

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