Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 25,157 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17,578 Riels
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11,880 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 9,501 Riels
12 eggs, large 6,296 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3,703 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 32,044 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 17,500 Riels
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 10,395 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,633 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 52,935 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9,647 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,075 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 5,063,180 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 417,180 Riels
Internet 8MB (1 month) 328,762 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,433,330 Riels
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 524,697 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 43,885 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 8,926 Riels
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 115,250 Riels
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 148,488 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 43,654 Riels
1 pair of leather business shoes 284,072 Riels
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 794,059,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4,240 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 113,048 Riels
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 7,811 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15,667 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 10,073 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 13,931 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 7,867 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 7,584 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 40,003 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 56,662 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 40,676 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 121,367 Riels
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 183,950 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 20,157 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13,096 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9,178 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 641,725 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 211 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 274,342 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 9,318 Riels
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 577 prices entered by 58 different people.
Latest price update: August 14, 2015.

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