Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 30,186 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 18,542 Riels
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,692 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10,456 Riels
12 eggs, large 6,562 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3,862 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 36,903 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,596 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8,164 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,673 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 40,636 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6,125 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,246 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,919,980 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,588,500 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 328,187 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,359,990 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,325,160 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 255,146 Riels
Internet 8MB (1 month) 251,227 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,370,970 Riels
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 563,996 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 21,842 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,286 Riels
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 230,907 Riels
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 100,535 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 135,762 Riels
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 169,506 Riels
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 383,780,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4,628 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 50,644 Riels
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) 6,356 Riels
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 28,901 Riels
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 121,801 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15,654 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 11,822 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12,570 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 6,070 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 5,499 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 36,780 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 68,898 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 35,597 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 98,084 Riels
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 177,050 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18,297 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12,423 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,679 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 1,344,090 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 321 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 235,463 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5,711 Riels
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 266 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: April 26, 2016.

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