Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 25,468 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 21,908 Riels
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,521 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10,939 Riels
12 eggs, large 8,965 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4,385 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 47,047 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 13,737 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8,144 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,331 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 44,401 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6,863 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,495 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,134,440 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,891,610 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 371,302 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,756,300 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,596,960 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 249,790 Riels
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 168,150 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,088,510 Riels
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 535,817 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27,666 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,612 Riels
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 155,764 Riels
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 181,007 Riels
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 117,080 Riels
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 164,344 Riels
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 118,380,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 3,949 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 59,152 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) 8,921 Riels
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 28,954 Riels
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 135,852 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 26,793 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12,389 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 13,731 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 6,052 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 6,812 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 31,878 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 67,038 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 37,725 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 95,256 Riels
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 166,395 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18,097 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12,791 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,513 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 631,044 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 314 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 220,423 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 6,175 Riels
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 296 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: February 12, 2017.

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