Cost of Living Comparison

MDL
COMPARED TO
PHP

Philippines is 36.9% more expensive than Moldova.

If you lived in Philippines instead of Moldova, you would:
local_dining

pay 26.5% less for restaurants

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.11
MDL91.96
$3.06
₱154.57
-40.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.84
MDL87.12
$2.99
₱151.36
-38.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.71
MDL12.78
$0.63
₱31.64
-11.7%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.47
MDL8.39
$0.39
₱19.78
-16.0%
Average -26.5%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.1 times more for groceries

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.35
MDL6.30
$1.16
₱58.55
+231.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.38
MDL60.87
$2.74
₱138.54
-18.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.71
MDL48.74
$6.49
₱327.89
+139.7%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.02
MDL18.35
$1.70
₱86.04
+67.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.41
MDL25.46
$1.73
₱87.55
+22.5%
Apples (1 lb) $0.34
MDL6.03
$1.09
₱55.09
+225.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.61
MDL10.94
$0.67
₱34.03
+10.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.49
MDL8.74
$1.00
₱50.32
+105.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.60
MDL10.72
$0.59
₱29.85
-0.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.25
MDL4.45
$0.76
₱38.21
+206.2%
Onions (1 lb) $0.29
MDL5.16
$0.79
₱40.14
+177.0%
Average +105.9%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 13.5% more for transportation

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.77
MDL67.91
$3.85
₱194.33
+2.0%
Monthly public transit pass $10.49
MDL188.82
$9.71
₱490.56
-7.4%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $17,406.90
MDL313,445.86
$25,099.31
₱1,268,519.24
+44.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $3.09
MDL55.66
$3.55
₱179.58
+15.0%
Average +13.5%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of transportation
home

pay 2.3 times more for housing

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$8.48
MDL152.68
$48.22
₱2,436.92
+468.7%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $208.08
MDL3,746.81
$248.80
₱12,574.14
+19.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $132.81
MDL2,391.60
$148.64
₱7,512.04
+11.9%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$75.16
MDL1,353.45
$89.88
₱4,542.51
+19.6%
Average +129.9%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 20.6% more for childcare

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $218.23
MDL3,929.66
$265.25
₱13,405.61
+21.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,995.01
MDL53,931.05
$3,588.84
₱181,379.78
+19.8%
Average +20.6%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 27.0% more for entertainment and sports

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.04
MDL18.68
$1.16
₱58.41
+11.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.21
MDL21.80
$2.11
₱106.84
+74.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.64
MDL29.52
$1.81
₱91.31
+10.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $22.43
MDL403.87
$33.04
₱1,669.82
+47.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.51
MDL99.22
$5.05
₱254.98
-8.4%
Average +27.0%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 12.2% less for clothing

  Moldova help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.66
MDL786.12
$40.83
₱2,063.61
-6.5%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.74
MDL697.56
$26.35
₱1,331.63
-32.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$68.02
MDL1,224.86
$77.33
₱3,908.33
+13.7%
Men's business shoes (leather) $80.85
MDL1,455.81
$61.30
₱3,097.85
-24.2%
Average -12.2%

Moldova vs. Philippines - Cost of clothing
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