Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 25,764 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 21,471 Riels
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,747 Riels
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10,939 Riels
12 eggs, large 8,507 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4,520 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 48,720 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 12,760 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 7,351 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,277 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 43,001 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6,541 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,940 Riels
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,776,020 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,898,730 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 369,887 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) 157,714 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.) 26,299 Riels
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,587 Riels
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 148,433 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 [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 119,850,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 3,912 Riels
Monthly ticket public transport 59,152 Riels
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 9,026 Riels
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 28,602 Riels
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 182,195 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 6,808 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 31,803 Riels
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 65,155 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 36,324 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 153,452 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18,109 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12,924 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,485 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 631,221 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 314 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 212,583 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5,960 Riels
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 278 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2017.

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