Cost of living in Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. The data gets better with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Puerto Princesa City.

List of prices in Puerto Princesa City, Philippines. Current as of Oct 2020.

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Php200
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Php166
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Php123
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Php80
12 eggs, large Php102
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Php80
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese -
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples -
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Php140
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Php47
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Php750
2 liters of coca-cola Php64
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Php50
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Php24,634
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Php19,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Php3,601
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Php15,911
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Php9,628
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Php1,527
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Php1,380
40” flat screen tv Php19,069
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Php1,500
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) -
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Php1,500
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) -
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) -
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes -
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Php55
Monthly ticket public transport -
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) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Php566
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Php111
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Php300
4 rolls of toilet paper Php76
Tube of toothpaste Php98
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Php143
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Php558
2 tickets to the movies Php335
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Php400
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Php847
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Php124
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Php105
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Php57
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district -
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Php90
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: October 27, 2020

Do you live in Puerto Princesa City? We need your help!

What is the price of

Furnished accommodation in NORMAL area

in Puerto Princesa City?


International Cost of Living Index


Prices recently added

  • 1 us gal of gasoline in Boise, Idaho costs $0.84 (2 minutes ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Brasília costs R$ 200 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 us gal of whole fat milk in Mexico City costs Mex$ 23 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Denver, Colorado costs $9 (about 2 hours ago)
  • 33 cl domestic beer in the supermarket in Recife costs R$ 4.08 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Ipad wi-fi 128gb in Miami, Florida costs $1,000 (about 3 hours ago)