Compare the differences of cost of living in the Philippines to other countries.
It will be much better to live and retire in the Philippines because of the cost of living.
You can live a normal life in other countries but live in a better life in the Philippines.

Here are the list of comparisons. Check where fits you;

View | Philippines compared to Argentina

View | Philippines compared to Australia

View | Philippines compared to Austria

View | Philippines compared to Bahrain

View | Philippines compared to Barbados

View | Philippines compared to Belgium

View | Philippines compared to Brunei

View | Philippines compared to Canada

View | Philippines compared to Chile

View | Philippines compared to Costa Rica

View | Philippines compared to Croatia

View | Philippines compared to Czech Republic

View | Philippines compared to Denmark

View | Philippines compared to Estonia

View | Philippines compared to Finland

View | Philippines compared to France

View | Philippines compared to Germany

View | Philippines compared to Greece

View | Philippines compared to Hong Kong

View | Philippines compared to Hungary

View | Philippines compared to Iceland

View | Philippines compared to Iran

View | Philippines compared to Ireland

View | Philippines compared to Israel

View | Philippines compared to Italy

View | Philippines compared to Japan

View | Philippines compared to Kuwait

View | Philippines compared to Latvia

View | Philippines compared to Lebanon

View | Philippines compared to Libya

View | Philippines compared to Lithuania

View | Philippines compared to Luxembourg

View | Philippines compared to Malaysia

View | Philippines compared to Malta

View | Philippines compared to Mauritius

View | Philippines compared to Netherlands

View | Philippines compared to Norway

View | Philippines compared to Oman

View | Philippines compared to Portugal

View | Philippines compared to Qatar

View | Philippines compared to Saudi Arabia

View | Philippines compared to Singapore

View | Philippines compared to Slovakia

View | Philippines compared to Slovenia

View | Philippines compared to South Korea

View | Philippines compared to Sweden

View | Philippines compared to Switzerland

View | Philippines compared to Taiwan

View | Philippines compared to Turkey

View | Philippines compared to United Arab Emirates

View | Philippines compared to United Kingdom

View | Philippines compared to United States

View | Philippines compared to Uruguay