Bolivia vs Philippines - Cost of Living Comparison

Bolivia Philippines
🚶 Cost of living one person
$703
$587
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1661
$1512
🏠 One person rent
$285
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$416
$588
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$34.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$302
💸 GDP per capita
$3133
$3299
😃 Human freedom index
6.94
6.83
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
71.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
33
🌐 English speaking %
4%
58.2%
🎓 Higher education
46
59
😀 Quality of life
45
47
🏙️ Population
11.1M
109M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($703) is 20% more expensive than in the Philippines ($587). Bolivia ranked 120th vs 146th for the Philippines in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Bolivia compared to 0.5 months in the Philippines. Ranked 110th and 106th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs the Philippines

We calculate prices for Bolivia and the Philippines as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 86 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bolivia Philippines
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
$3.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$18.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.46
$2.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
$1.28
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$2.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$299
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$162
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$745
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$386
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$59.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.1
$91.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
$38.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.82%
7.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$1953
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$1082
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.4
$13.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
$3.33
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$1.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
$5.75
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$3.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$6.39
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$2.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.59
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
$6.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$2.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
$3.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
$2.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.4
$35.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.6
$4.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
$11.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.69
$3.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$36.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.2
$69.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$196
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3672
$5849

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bolivia

City Cost of living Population
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
$748
3.15M
La Paz
$728
2.87M
Cochabamba
$582
632K
El Alto
$709
842K
Oruro
$656
265K
Potosi
$588
190K
Sacaba
$590
172K
Tarija
$536
180K
Sucre
$547
300K
Trinidad
$555
101K

In the Philippines

City Cost of living Population
Quezon
$728
2.96M
Manila
$755
1.85M
Davao
$598
1.78M
Taguig
$824
887K
Caloocan
$522
1.66M
Pasig
$809
803K
Palawan
$536
940K
Makati
$860
630K
Las Pinas
$550
606K
Antipolo
$618
887K
Cebu
$685
964K
La Union
$572
822K
Muntinlupa
$602
543K
Marikina
$443
456K
General Trias
$568
451K
Cagayan de Oro
$541
728K
Santa Rosa
$743
415K
Zamboanga
$540
977K
Paranaque
$569
690K
Bacoor
$537
665K
San Jose del Monte
$508
652K
General Santos
$469
697K
Valenzuela
$473
715K
Pasay
$744
441K
Lapu-Lapu
$639
498K
Dasmarinas
$441
703K
Binan
$507
407K
Imus
$584
497K
Calamba
$471
540K
Angeles
$637
463K