Cost of Living in Kuching, Malaysia

Prices in Kuching

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Restaurants [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.50 RM
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 RM
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.50 RM
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 12.00 RM
Cappuccino (regular) 6.90 RM
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.16 RM
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.05 RM
Markets [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.23 RM
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.18 RM
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.54 RM
Eggs (12) 4.14 RM
Local Cheese (1 lb) 24.38 RM
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.04 RM
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) ?
Apples (1 lb) 3.48 RM
Banana (1 lb) ?
Oranges (1 lb) 3.48 RM
Tomato (1 lb) 2.39 RM
Potato (1 lb) 1.72 RM
Onion (1 lb) ?
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 RM
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 RM
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 RM
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.50 RM
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 10.67 RM
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 RM
Transportation [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 RM
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 RM
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 RM
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.45 RM
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 198,700.00 RM
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.67 RM
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 RM
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 133.33 RM
Sports And Leisure [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 96.80 RM
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.67 RM
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 RM
Clothing And Shoes [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 225.00 RM
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 97.00 RM
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 299.67 RM
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 233.33 RM
Rent Per Month [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 796.00 RM
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 566.67 RM
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,820.00 RM
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 904.67 RM
Buy Apartment Price [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 433.93 RM
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 223.61 RM
Salaries And Financing [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,670.00 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.15

These data are based on 343 entries in the past 18 months from 36 different contributors.

Last update: September, 2015

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2 Comments so far
#jahangir kabir on Jun 05, 2014 :
I am a Canadian living in Toronto and planning to move to Kuching or around the city buy a house and looking for a restaurant business..
#Takeru on May 04, 2013 :
It should be included that data like price of chicken in more specific. For example wings, legs and etc.

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