Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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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 392 prices entered by 38 different people.
Latest price update: April 22, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district 25,000 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 14,500 Riels
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11,000 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7,609 Riels
12 eggs, large 6,058 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5,143 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 27,000 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 11,900 Riels
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 9,700 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5,532 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 43,455 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5,000 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3,945 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,700,000 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 311,429 Riels
Internet 8MB (1 month) 90,000 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,650,000 Riels
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 593,333 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 16,000 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 9,058 Riels
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 115,250 Riels
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 66,000 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 135,000 Riels
1 pair of leather business shoes 136,000 Riels
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 200,000,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,100 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 40,000 Riels
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 31,691 Riels
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 7,250 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15,667 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 10,375 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 7,000 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 4,500 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 4,700 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 30,333 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 55,455 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 33,636 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 32,000 Riels
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 136,000 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 16,273 Riels
Capuccino in expat area of the city 10,182 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,636 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 618,000 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 470 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 246,667 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes 4,333 Riels

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