Philippines: Cost of living

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 Philippines

Cost of living index, world average = 100

 Latest value 55.15
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 55.15
 Min - Max 55.15 - 55.15
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The cost of living index is a broad measure of the prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households in the Philippines and other countries. The index incorporates all goods and services in the typical household consumption basket in individual countries with appropriate weights. It is designed to allow comparison across countries. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program which updates the price information every seven years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 55.15 index points.
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Definition: The cost of living index summarizes the level of prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households. It incorporates all goods and services in the average consumption basket with appropriate weights. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Cost of living 55.15 2017 index points
 Food prices 79.097 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 90.86 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 101.12 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 82.39 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 108.05 2017 index points
 Meat prices 66.79 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 58.39 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 86.06 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 74.18 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 42.287 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 56.74 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 47.07 2017 index points
 Transport prices 70.84 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 48.52 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 94.24 2017 index points
 Communication prices 87.35 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 44.47 2017 index points
 Education prices 43.15 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 108.13 2017 index points
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