Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26,984 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 20,648 Riels
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11,393 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10,966 Riels
12 eggs, large 6,790 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3,847 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 47,254 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 14,224 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8,367 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,525 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 43,457 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6,411 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,473 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,182,830 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,567,790 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 328,590 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,820,340 Riels
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,631,510 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 256,844 Riels
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 228,888 Riels
40” flat screen TV 2,327,770 Riels
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 549,035 Riels
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27,666 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 8,645 Riels
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 101,465 Riels
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 117,889 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 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 332,124,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4,447 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 63,320 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) 7,044 Riels
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 33,692 Riels
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 127,855 Riels
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 14,509 Riels
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12,216 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11,026 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 6,062 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 5,687 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 36,343 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66,518 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 33,670 Riels
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 103,085 Riels
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 178,634 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18,414 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12,283 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,502 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 720,178 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 319 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 229,332 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5,867 Riels
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 292 prices entered by 23 different people.
Latest price update: September 26, 2016.

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