Sample Budget Of Cebu City

Name And Price

Ruffles Potato Chips (6.5 oz.)

93 pesos

Delmonte Ketchup (340 grams)

26 pesos

Spaghetti (1lb)

50 pesos

Pringles Potato Chips (195 grams)

77 pesos

Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup (can)

40 pesos

Hunts Pork & Bean (390 grams)

29 pesos

Fruit Cocktail (15 oz.)

49 pesos

Can corn (418 grams)

34 pesos

Smuckers Strawberry Preserves (12 oz.)

100 pesos

Wesson Oil (64 oz.)

250 pesos

Armour Vienna sausage (9.25 oz.)

71 pesos

Ragu Spaghetti Sauce

60 pesos

Whole Chicken

P99/kilo

Pork Chops

P135/kilo

Beef Steak

P158/kilo

Beef Ribs

P115/kilo

Pork Adobo

P135/kilo

Ground Pork

P125/kilo

Dozen Eggs

48 pesos

Fresh Milk (1000 ml)

50 pesos

Sugar (1 kg)

28 pesos

Blue Bonnet Margarine (1 lb.)

110 pesos

Corn Flakes Cereal (300 grams)

81 pesos

Rice (1 kg)

28 pesos

Motts Apple Juice (64 oz.)

40 pesos

Coke (1.5 liters)

28 pesos

San Miguel (1 bottle)

17 pesos

Pepsi (can 33 ml)

13 pesos

Kraft cheese slices (12 slices)

126 pesos

Kraft Cheddar Cheese (block 8 oz.)

218 pesos

Maxwell House Instant coffee (7 oz.)

299 pesos

Coffee Mate Dairy Creamer (8 oz.)

114 pesos

Surf Laundry Detergent (2.5 kg)

185 pesos

Skippy Peanut Butter (12 oz.)

86 pesos

Ground Beef

P140/kilo

Johnson's Baby Shampoo (500 ml)

127 pesos

Head & Shoulders Shampoo (200 ml)

88 pesos

Listerine (500 ml)

216 pesos

Safe Guard Bar Soap (large)

28 pesos

Kleenex (medium box)

47 pesos

Kleenex Toilet Paper (4 rolls)

61 pesos

A Sample Budget (Cost of Living) for Cebu City


JAN 2003 (XR: $1 = PHP 53.70)

BUDGET

House Rent

PHP 12,000

Electricity

PHP 3,000

Bottled Gas

PHP 250

Telephone

PHP 1,500

Cell Phone

PHP 150

Internet (DSL)

PHP 2,500

Cable TV (Sky Cable)

PHP 505

PHP 505

PHP 2,000

Visa Extension

PHP 1,260

Mail Service

PHP 350

Medical Treatment

PHP 1,000

Dental Treatment

PHP 1,000

Medicine

PHP 1,000

Food (Groceries)

PHP 10,000

Food (Restaurant)

PHP 2,500

Distilled Water

PHP 450

Household

PHP 3,000

Personal Care

PHP 1,000

Clothing

PHP 1,500

Entertainment (Bar Hopping & etc)

PHP 20,000

Computer (Hardware/Software Purchases)

PHP 1,000

Home Liquor Cabinet / Beer

PHP 2,500

Miscellaneous, Taxis & etc.

PHP 4,000

PESO TOTAL

PHP 72,465

Peso Totals in USD

$1,367

U.S. Mail Box (USABox.com)

$20

Insurance (Health & Dental for children)

$140

Postage

$0

Credit Card # 1

$0

Savings

$473

Miscellaneous

$0

DOLLAR TOTAL

$633

Budget Total In USD

$2,000