Cost of living in Davao, Philippines

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. Comparisons improve with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Davao.
Page-elements
Currency:
Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Php224
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Php121
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Php78
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Php88
12 eggs, large Php54
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Php23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Php45
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Php67
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Php75
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Php28
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Php417
2 liters of Coca-Cola Php48
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Php45
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Php17,686
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Php9,920
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Php2,519
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Php9,207
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Php6,682
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Php2,233
Internet 8MB (1 month) Php1,535
40” flat screen TV Php33,333
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Php2,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Php250
Hourly rate for cleaning help Php200
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Php2,750
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Php1,733
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Php2,175
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Php1,325
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Php900,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Php49
Monthly ticket public transport Php979
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Php300
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Php180
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Php475
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Php390
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Php113
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Php117
4 rolls of toilet paper Php80
Tube of toothpaste Php45
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Php223
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Php548
2 tickets to the movies Php243
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Php650
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Php1,825
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Php176
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Php122
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Php76
iPod nano 16GB Php7,500
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Php6.00
1 month of gym membership in business district Php1,050
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Php41
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 249 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: February 06, 2016.

Do you live in Davao? We need your help!

What is the price of

Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new

in Davao?

Php

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • 1 liter of gasoline in Bodo costs kr 15 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 month of gym membership in business district in Kraków costs 111 zł (about 1 hour ago)
  • Public transport in Bhopal costs ₨300 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Kuala Lumpur costs RM17 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Weekly rent - 2 bedroom (85m2) furnished accommodation in expensive area in Auckland costs NZ$1,785 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Belo Horizonte costs R$ 1,900 (about 2 hours ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in Davao?