Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 31,421 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 20,007 Riels
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 13,734 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 13,356 Riels
12 eggs, large 7,548 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3,326 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 4,320 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,902 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 60,045 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 4,877,690 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 215,764 Riels
Internet 8MB (1 month) 255,750 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,433,330 Riels
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 405,631 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, ...) 67,333 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 43,654 Riels
1 pair of leather business shoes 196,952 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 4,372 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 146,060 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 4,108 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 14,097 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 56,662 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 43,387 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 119,129 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 12,597 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9,178 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 208,710 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 539 prices entered by 52 different people.
Latest price update: May 15, 2015.

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