Cost of living in Davao, Philippines

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WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 235 prices entered by 30 different people.
Latest price update: January 31, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district Php208
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Php121
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Php78
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Php88
12 eggs, large Php54
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Php23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Php45
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Php67
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Php75
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Php25
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Php417
2 liters of Coca-Cola Php48
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Php45
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Php16,409
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Php3,100
Internet 8MB (1 month) Php1,535
40” flat screen TV Php33,333
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Php2,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Php250
Hourly rate for cleaning help Php200
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Php2,750
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Php1,733
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Php2,175
1 pair of leather business shoes Php1,325
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Php900,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Php49
Monthly ticket public transport Php750
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Php71
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Php300
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Php390
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Php113
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Php117
4 rolls of toilet paper Php80
Tube of toothpaste Php45
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Php223
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Php583
2 tickets to the movies Php233
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Php650
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert Php1,825
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Php176
Capuccino in expat area of the city Php122
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Php76
iPod nano 16GB Php7,500
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Php6.00
1 month of gym membership in business district Php1,050
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes Php41

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