Cost of living in Dumaguete City, Philippines

Summary of cost of living in Dumaguete City

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Php89,886
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Php36,052
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Dumaguete City, Philippines. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Php261
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Php169
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Php113
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Php80
12 eggs, large Php92
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Php69
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Php317
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Php110
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Php98
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Php49
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Php388
2 liters of coca-cola Php54
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Php42
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Php21,600
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Php15,725
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Php4,070
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Php15,327
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Php11,190
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Php2,648
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Php1,395
40” flat screen tv Php23,131
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Php5,759
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Php324
Hourly rate for cleaning help Php100
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Php1,925
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Php1,127
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Php3,384
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Php2,462
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Php975,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Php50
Monthly ticket public transport Php1,876
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Php236
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Php167
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Php410
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Php529
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Php217
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Php111
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Php150
4 rolls of toilet paper Php56
Tube of toothpaste Php62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Php183
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Php661
2 tickets to the movies Php467
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Php1,200
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Php1,093
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Php119
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Php122
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Php60
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Php19,600
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Php10
1 month of gym membership in business district Php1,094
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Php89
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 176 prices entered by 9 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2021

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