Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 31,115 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 19,984 Riels
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,686 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11,614 Riels
12 eggs, large 6,795 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3,806 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 36,695 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 12,378 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 7,770 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,509 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 45,962 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6,557 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,116 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,761,130 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,540,190 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 326,963 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,214,670 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,325,030 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 253,220 Riels
Internet 8MB (1 month) 220,400 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,266,610 Riels
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 553,906 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 21,963 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,258 Riels
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 396,815 Riels
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 118,309 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 152,881 Riels
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 185,036 Riels
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 277,539,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4,769 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 48,970 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) 6,143 Riels
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 21,503 Riels
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 205,917 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15,667 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 11,189 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12,015 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 7,867 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 5,622 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 40,003 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 60,709 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 35,660 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 92,149 Riels
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 168,623 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 17,944 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12,462 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5,545 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 641,725 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 414 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 236,745 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5,004 Riels
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 707 prices entered by 70 different people.
Latest price update: January 31, 2016.

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