Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Summary of cost of living in Phnom Penh

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 9,601,479 Riels
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,445,486 Riels
  • 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.

List of prices in Phnom Penh
Current as of Jul 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 18,349 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 23,968 Riels
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,017 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7,915 Riels
12 eggs, large 7,975 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6,260 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 30,785 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 13,620 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 6,812 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,886 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 47,435 Riels
2 liters of coca-cola 6,805 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4,518 Riels
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 3,557,770 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,971,280 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 482,852 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,450,780 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,368,130 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 189,542 Riels
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 51,000 Riels
40” flat screen tv 1,291,230 Riels
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 477,376 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 25,791 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 17,002 Riels
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 176,691 Riels
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 131,341 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 201,221 Riels
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 230,561 Riels
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 136,408,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4,455 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 58,412 Riels
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 30,524 Riels
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 11,343 Riels
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 23,570 Riels
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 174,747 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 20,021 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14,976 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 16,527 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 6,383 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 8,951 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 28,394 Riels
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66,919 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 31,937 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 102,866 Riels
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 162,764 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18,510 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 10,437 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 6,038 Riels
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,311,750 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 287 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 273,333 Riels
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 6,847 Riels
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 85 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: July 18, 2024

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