Cost of living in Davao, Philippines

Summary of cost of living in Davao

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Php91,677
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Php39,852
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Davao
Current as of Jun 2021.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Php303
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Php158
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Php81
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Php85
12 eggs, large Php87
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Php42
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Php105
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Php80
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Php85
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Php48
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Php450
2 liters of coca-cola Php88
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Php44
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Php28,161
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Php16,758
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Php3,219
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Php21,893
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Php11,351
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Php2,786
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Php1,850
40” flat screen tv Php27,115
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Php2,985
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Php404
Hourly rate for cleaning help Php133
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Php3,283
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Php1,456
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Php3,608
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Php3,298
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Php1,031,550
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Php40
Monthly ticket public transport Php1,011
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Php146
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Php185
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Php480
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Php489
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Php343
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Php99
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Php139
4 rolls of toilet paper Php60
Tube of toothpaste Php58
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Php194
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Php487
2 tickets to the movies Php338
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Php2,283
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Php1,613
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Php300
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Php140
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Php77
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Php29,196
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Php6
1 month of gym membership in business district Php1,588
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Php75
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: June 13, 2021

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