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, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 22 hours ago)

Currency in Philippines to Philippine piso (PHP). For 10 US dollars you can get 529 Philippine pisos. For 100 US dollars you can get 5.29 thousand Philippine pisos. And the other way: For 100 Philippine pisos you can get 2.05 US dollars.


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

Prices: Davao City   Manila   Quezon City   Iloilo   Calamba   Antipolo   General Santos   Zamboanga City   Dasmariñas   San Jose del Monte  

Collectively, it can be said that in Philippines it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 47% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 69%. And the cost of living in Philippines is less than in United States about 21%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 27%.

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 $54 (PHP 2.7K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $47 (PHP 2.4K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $19 (PHP 950). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Philippines in $49 (PHP 2.5K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $60 (PHP 3.1K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $91 (PHP 4.6K) 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 $120 (PHP 6.3K)


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

$120 ($61 - $210)
28% less than in United States

internet

$46 ($31 - $72)
32% less than in United States

jeans pants

$43 ($16 - $82)
6.5% less than in United States

average earnings

$300
92% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$340 ($140 - $780)
76% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$380 ($200 - $1K)
79% less than in United States

bread

$1.2 ($0.79 - $2)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$6.4 ($2.2 - $16)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1 ($0.82 - $1.3)
75% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.4 ($0.61 - $3)
67% less than in United States

bananas

$1.6 ($0.82 - $3.1)
2.4% less than in United States

wine

$7.8 ($4.1 - $15)
38% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$3.1 ($1.4 - $6.7)
80% less than in United States

local beer

$1.2 ($0.82 - $2.5)
76% less than in United States

coffee

$2.3 ($1 - $3.7)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.4 ($0.31 - $0.92)
75% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$3.1 ($2.5 - $4.1)
63% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.63 ($0.31 - $1.2)
68% 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: $0.93(PHP 47), 2011: $1(PHP 51), 2012: $1.1(PHP 55), 2013: $1(PHP 51), 2014: $1(PHP 53), 2015: $0.99(PHP 50), 2016: $1.1(PHP 53), 2017: $1.1(PHP 56), and 2018: $1.1(PHP 55).

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: $1.2(PHP 60), 2016: $1.1(PHP 56), 2017: $1.2(PHP 58), and 2018: $1.3(PHP 67)

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: $3.1(PHP 160), 2011: $2.5(PHP 120), 2012: $3.1(PHP 160), 2013: $2.5(PHP 120), 2014: $2(PHP 100), 2015: $2.3(PHP 110), 2016: $3.1(PHP 160), 2017: $3.1(PHP 160), and 2018: $3.1(PHP 160)

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: $140(PHP 7K), 2011: $240(PHP 12K), 2012: $270(PHP 14K), 2013: $260(PHP 13K), 2014: $230(PHP 11K), 2015: $230(PHP 12K), 2016: $310(PHP 16K), 2017: $320(PHP 16K), and 2018: $330(PHP 17K)

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