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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 4.11% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 11.33% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 31.92% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 42.58% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 10.06% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 25.95% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 R
(27.68 RM)
    24.39 R
(7.50 RM)
     -72.90 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R
(107.63 RM)
    162.59 R
(50.00 RM)
     -53.54 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R
(15.38 RM)
    39.02 R
(12.00 RM)
     -21.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R
(6.15 RM)
    32.52 R
(10.00 RM)
     +62.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22.00 R
(6.77 RM)
    39.02 R
(12.00 RM)
     +77.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.53 R
(5.70 RM)
    28.53 R
(8.77 RM)
     +53.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.96 R
(3.06 RM)
    6.93 R
(2.13 RM)
     -30.35 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.13 R
(2.50 RM)
    4.06 R
(1.25 RM)
     -50.14 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.05 R
(13.85 RM)
    73.85 R
(22.71 RM)
     +63.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.00 R
(3.08 RM)
    8.90 R
(2.74 RM)
     -11.02 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.64 R
(2.35 RM)
    5.77 R
(1.77 RM)
     -24.54 %
Eggs (12) 21.27 R
(6.54 RM)
    15.55 R
(4.78 RM)
     -26.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.28 R
(10.85 RM)
    45.04 R
(13.85 RM)
     +27.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 26.60 R
(8.18 RM)
    15.58 R
(4.79 RM)
     -41.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 7.98 R
(2.45 RM)
    12.61 R
(3.88 RM)
     +58.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.95 R
(2.14 RM)
    11.06 R
(3.40 RM)
     +59.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 7.43 R
(2.28 RM)
    6.33 R
(1.95 RM)
     -14.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.83 R
(1.79 RM)
    5.23 R
(1.61 RM)
     -10.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.08 R
(3.41 RM)
    10.65 R
(3.28 RM)
     -3.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.19 R
(4.06 RM)
    6.87 R
(2.11 RM)
     -47.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R
(15.38 RM)
    162.59 R
(50.00 RM)
     +225.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.30 R
(4.40 RM)
    28.68 R
(8.82 RM)
     +100.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.04 R
(5.55 RM)
    36.10 R
(11.10 RM)
     +100.04 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R
(10.76 RM)
    39.02 R
(12.00 RM)
     +11.49 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.62 R
(3.57 RM)
    6.50 R
(2.00 RM)
     -44.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 R
(107.63 RM)
    325.19 R
(100.00 RM)
     -7.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R
(4.61 RM)
    9.76 R
(3.00 RM)
     -34.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
(4.95 RM)
    7.85 R
(2.41 RM)
     -51.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R
(15.38 RM)
    78.05 R
(24.00 RM)
     +56.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 49.91 R
(15.35 RM)
    26.82 R
(8.25 RM)
     -46.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R
(76,878.59 RM)
    484,348.13 R
(148,944.00 RM)
     +93.74 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,073.10 R
(329.99 RM)
    569.90 R
(175.25 RM)
     -46.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.55 R
(0.48 RM)
    0.87 R
(0.27 RM)
     -43.78 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 696.29 R
(214.12 RM)
    477.96 R
(146.98 RM)
     -31.36 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 380.37 R
(116.97 RM)
    433.58 R
(133.33 RM)
     +13.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.80 R
(21.46 RM)
    65.22 R
(20.06 RM)
     -6.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 R
(18.45 RM)
    42.27 R
(13.00 RM)
     -29.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 645.63 R
(198.54 RM)
    725.17 R
(223.00 RM)
     +12.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 414.38 R
(127.43 RM)
    418.08 R
(128.57 RM)
     +0.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 905.62 R
(278.49 RM)
    892.49 R
(274.45 RM)
     -1.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 788.30 R
(242.41 RM)
    795.99 R
(244.78 RM)
     +0.98 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,582.81 R
(1,409.28 RM)
    4,114.32 R
(1,265.21 RM)
     -10.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,872.40 R
(1,190.82 RM)
    2,236.26 R
(687.68 RM)
     -42.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,828.42 R
(3,022.38 RM)
    7,555.60 R
(2,323.46 RM)
     -23.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,372.38 R
(2,574.63 RM)
    4,240.69 R
(1,304.07 RM)
     -49.35 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,042.52 R
(320.59 RM)
    2,147.07 R
(660.26 RM)
     +105.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 871.97 R
(268.14 RM)
    1,301.24 R
(400.15 RM)
     +49.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,066.52 R
(4,940.69 RM)
    10,549.25 R
(3,244.05 RM)
     -34.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.24     4.64      -49.81 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: ZAR