Cost of living in San Juan, La Union (Philippines) is about the same as in Albany, New York (United States)
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 248 prices entered by 27 different people.
For example, you would need at least $4,652 (Php246,791) in San Juan, La Union to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $4,600 in Albany, New York.