Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. Comparisons improve with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Phnom Penh.
Page-elements
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 466 prices entered by 46 different people.
Latest price update: January 26, 2015.
Currency:
Food
Daily menu in the business district 32,091 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 14,455 Riels
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11,773 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 8,336 Riels
12 eggs, large 7,622 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5,200 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 45,600 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 12,273 Riels
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 8,886 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 6,089 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 43,364 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5,286 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3,582 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,809,090 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 332,727 Riels
Internet 8MB (1 month) 174,909 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,433,330 Riels
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 593,333 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 16,000 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, ...) 67,333 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 5,082 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 158,195 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, ...) 6,167 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15,667 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 10,889 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 7,000 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 5,200 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 5,917 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 30,000 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 59,455 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 32,182 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 32,000 Riels
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 145,455 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 17,091 Riels
Capuccino in expat area of the city 11,091 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,364 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 290,000 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes 4,364 Riels

Do you live in Phnom Penh? We need your help!

What is the price of

Cold medicine (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex ...)

in Phnom Penh?

Riels

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • 1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) in Dubai costs Dirham 275 (11 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area in Dublin costs €1,800 (40 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area in Sofia costs 600 лв (about 1 hour ago)
  • Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area in Abu Dhabi costs Dirham 3,050 (about 4 hours ago)
  • 1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) in Cape Town costs R 500 (about 4 hours ago)
  • Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area in Melbourne costs AU$3,010 (about 4 hours ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in Phnom Penh?