Cost of living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27,932 Riels
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 21,556 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 9,182 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4,227 Riels
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 49,202 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 14,453 Riels
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8,367 Riels
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3,515 Riels
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 41,909 Riels
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6,347 Riels
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,743 Riels
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,244,030 Riels
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,876,340 Riels
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 358,461 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) 229,414 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 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 118,380,000 Riels
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4,102 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.) 12,171 Riels
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12,433 Riels
4 rolls of toilet paper 6,052 Riels
Tube of toothpaste 6,036 Riels
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 36,732 Riels
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66,271 Riels
2 tickets to the movies 35,497 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 163,124 Riels
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18,097 Riels
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13,338 Riels
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4,510 Riels
iPod nano 16GB 631,044 Riels
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 317 Riels
1 month of gym membership in business district 220,423 Riels
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 6,223 Riels
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 274 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: December 05, 2016.

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