Cost of living in Santiago, Philippines

Summary of cost of living in Santiago

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Php296,032
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Php229,014
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Santiago, Philippines. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Php610
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Php169
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Php220
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Php74
12 eggs, large Php70
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Php221
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Php160
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Php287
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Php90
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Php140
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Php105
2 liters of coca-cola Php50
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Php87
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Php71,730
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Php316,366
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Php6,216
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Php149,283
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Php187,958
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Php3,501
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Php3,735
40” flat screen tv Php23,790
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Php3,800
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Php440
Hourly rate for cleaning help Php1,912
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Php2,050
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Php450
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Php3,333
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Php2,500
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Php1,000,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Php50
Monthly ticket public transport Php890
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Php1,487
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Php100
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Php7,000
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Php150
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Php75
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Php80
4 rolls of toilet paper Php100
Tube of toothpaste Php20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Php543
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Php500
2 tickets to the movies Php546
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Php11,842
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Php1,421
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Php150
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Php95
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Php50
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Php15,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district Php750
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Php58
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 206 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2021

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