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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 1.77% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 9.30% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 30.92% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 39.37% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 11.69% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 26.68% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R
(24.24 RM)
    23.26 R
(7.05 RM)
     -70.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R
(106.07 RM)
    164.99 R
(50.00 RM)
     -52.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R
(15.15 RM)
    39.60 R
(12.00 RM)
     -20.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R
(6.06 RM)
    33.00 R
(10.00 RM)
     +64.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22.00 R
(6.67 RM)
    39.60 R
(12.00 RM)
     +79.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.28 R
(5.54 RM)
    28.94 R
(8.77 RM)
     +58.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.83 R
(2.98 RM)
    7.11 R
(2.15 RM)
     -27.68 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.07 R
(2.44 RM)
    4.08 R
(1.24 RM)
     -49.43 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.81 R
(3.58 RM)
    19.49 R
(5.90 RM)
     +64.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.96 R
(3.32 RM)
    9.96 R
(3.02 RM)
     -9.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.69 R
(5.06 RM)
    12.68 R
(3.84 RM)
     -24.02 %
Eggs (12) 20.93 R
(6.34 RM)
    15.62 R
(4.73 RM)
     -25.36 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 75.58 R
(22.91 RM)
    99.86 R
(30.26 RM)
     +32.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 57.78 R
(17.51 RM)
    34.09 R
(10.33 RM)
     -41.00 %
Apples (1kg) 17.56 R
(5.32 RM)
    27.74 R
(8.41 RM)
     +57.94 %
Oranges (1kg) 15.27 R
(4.63 RM)
    24.16 R
(7.32 RM)
     +58.27 %
Tomato (1kg) 16.61 R
(5.03 RM)
    14.15 R
(4.29 RM)
     -14.83 %
Potato (1kg) 12.84 R
(3.89 RM)
    11.67 R
(3.54 RM)
     -9.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.12 R
(3.37 RM)
    10.39 R
(3.15 RM)
     -6.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.13 R
(3.98 RM)
    6.94 R
(2.10 RM)
     -47.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R
(15.15 RM)
    164.99 R
(50.00 RM)
     +229.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.24 R
(4.31 RM)
    28.14 R
(8.53 RM)
     +97.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.24 R
(5.53 RM)
    36.28 R
(11.00 RM)
     +98.94 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R
(10.61 RM)
    39.60 R
(12.00 RM)
     +13.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R
(3.64 RM)
    6.60 R
(2.00 RM)
     -45.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 360.00 R
(109.10 RM)
    329.98 R
(100.00 RM)
     -8.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R
(4.55 RM)
    9.90 R
(3.00 RM)
     -34.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R
(3.03 RM)
    4.95 R
(1.50 RM)
     -50.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R
(15.15 RM)
    72.60 R
(22.00 RM)
     +45.19 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.39 R
(4.06 RM)
    7.23 R
(2.19 RM)
     -45.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R
(75,762.02 RM)
    491,486.37 R
(148,944.00 RM)
     +96.59 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,046.49 R
(317.14 RM)
    570.17 R
(172.79 RM)
     -45.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.58 R
(0.48 RM)
    0.89 R
(0.27 RM)
     -43.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 686.12 R
(207.93 RM)
    481.63 R
(145.96 RM)
     -29.80 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 387.47 R
(117.42 RM)
    432.00 R
(130.92 RM)
     +11.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.44 R
(21.04 RM)
    66.46 R
(20.14 RM)
     -4.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 R
(16.67 RM)
    42.90 R
(13.00 RM)
     -22.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 642.93 R
(194.84 RM)
    750.75 R
(227.51 RM)
     +16.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 418.48 R
(126.82 RM)
    442.04 R
(133.96 RM)
     +5.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 896.37 R
(271.64 RM)
    922.46 R
(279.55 RM)
     +2.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 774.96 R
(234.85 RM)
    819.48 R
(248.34 RM)
     +5.74 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,399.47 R
(1,333.25 RM)
    4,091.30 R
(1,239.86 RM)
     -7.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,822.03 R
(1,158.26 RM)
    2,239.87 R
(678.79 RM)
     -41.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,711.41 R
(2,943.03 RM)
    7,401.59 R
(2,243.04 RM)
     -23.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,192.94 R
(2,482.86 RM)
    4,244.12 R
(1,286.17 RM)
     -48.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,246.47 R
(3,408.22 RM)
    22,033.18 R
(6,677.11 RM)
     +95.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,317.25 R
(2,823.57 RM)
    13,635.00 R
(4,132.06 RM)
     +46.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,057.97 R
(4,866.34 RM)
    10,679.28 R
(3,236.34 RM)
     -33.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.15     4.66      -49.03 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
Contributors:753831
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR