Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 46,203 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 20,382 Riels
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,682 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 8,516 Riels
12 eggs, large 8,885 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5,091 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 48,667 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 5,095 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 32,458 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9,403 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3,582 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) 111,244 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) 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 5,082 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 392,957 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.) 10,889 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 17,282 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 76,539 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 32,194 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 32,000 Riels
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 210,586 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 20,243 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11,821 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,515 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 212,616 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 4,945 Riels
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 499 prices entered by 50 different people.
Latest price update: April 15, 2015.

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