Philippines vs Malaysia cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Philippines

Supermarket prices in Philippines
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.72 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.15 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.23 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.05 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.64 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.65 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.83 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.39 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.32 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.56 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.75 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.67 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.2 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.45 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.73 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 6.64 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.68 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.71 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 1.94 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Philippines
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 2.99 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.9 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 16.53 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.36 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.15 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.64 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.78 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.94 (USD)

Shopping prices in Philippines
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 76.22 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 71.03 (USD)
High quality jeans 42.94 (USD)
womens summer dress 26.24 (USD)

Transportation in Philippines
Taxi minimum charge 0.76 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.25 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 2.42 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.19 (USD)
One month pass 9.88 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.04 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 26148 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 23635 (USD)

Rent prices in Philippines
1 bedroom flat in city center 324 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 708 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 183 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 357 (USD)
Square meter in city center 2403 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 1158 (USD)

Home and utilities in Philippines
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 126 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 45 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.14 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Philippines
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 216 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 5758 (USD)

Gym and activities in Philippines
Gym monthly membership cost 39.55 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 5.76 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 5.19 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Philippines
Average monthly net salary 310 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 7.81 %

Cost of living in Malaysia

Supermarket prices in Malaysia
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.59 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 2.96 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.15 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.84 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.28 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.65 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.79 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.27 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.08 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.39 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.87 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.81 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.02 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.84 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.52 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 15.35 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.39 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.92 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 3.97 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Malaysia
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 3.34 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.34 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 14.03 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.31 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.56 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.57 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.22 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.81 (USD)

Shopping prices in Malaysia
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 63.43 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 58.71 (USD)
High quality jeans 53.33 (USD)
womens summer dress 25.75 (USD)

Transportation in Malaysia
Taxi minimum charge 0.88 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.45 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 6.02 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.71 (USD)
One month pass 23.39 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.49 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 34893 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 27089 (USD)

Rent prices in Malaysia
1 bedroom flat in city center 339 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 597 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 202 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 405 (USD)
Square meter in city center 2208 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 1181 (USD)

Home and utilities in Malaysia
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 46 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 31 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.06 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Malaysia
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 160 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 5807 (USD)

Gym and activities in Malaysia
Gym monthly membership cost 35.23 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 5.99 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 3.52 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Malaysia
Average monthly net salary 849 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.43 %