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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 3.76% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 10.66% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 30.45% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 43.86% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 11.89% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 25.87% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 R
(30.34 RM)
    26.37 R
(8.00 RM)
     -73.63 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 355.00 R
(107.71 RM)
    164.79 R
(50.00 RM)
     -53.58 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R
(15.17 RM)
    39.55 R
(12.00 RM)
     -20.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R
(6.07 RM)
    32.96 R
(10.00 RM)
     +64.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 23.00 R
(6.98 RM)
    39.55 R
(12.00 RM)
     +71.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.61 R
(5.65 RM)
    29.15 R
(8.85 RM)
     +56.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.98 R
(3.03 RM)
    7.05 R
(2.14 RM)
     -29.34 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.12 R
(2.46 RM)
    4.09 R
(1.24 RM)
     -49.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.40 R
(13.78 RM)
    74.97 R
(22.75 RM)
     +65.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.03 R
(3.04 RM)
    9.04 R
(2.74 RM)
     -9.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.59 R
(2.30 RM)
    5.85 R
(1.77 RM)
     -22.99 %
Eggs (12) 21.07 R
(6.39 RM)
    15.88 R
(4.82 RM)
     -24.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.35 R
(10.73 RM)
    45.52 R
(13.81 RM)
     +28.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 26.65 R
(8.09 RM)
    15.89 R
(4.82 RM)
     -40.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 7.99 R
(2.42 RM)
    12.83 R
(3.89 RM)
     +60.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.98 R
(2.12 RM)
    11.23 R
(3.41 RM)
     +60.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 7.37 R
(2.23 RM)
    6.53 R
(1.98 RM)
     -11.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.87 R
(1.78 RM)
    5.34 R
(1.62 RM)
     -9.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.14 R
(3.38 RM)
    10.94 R
(3.32 RM)
     -1.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.15 R
(3.99 RM)
    7.04 R
(2.14 RM)
     -46.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R
(15.17 RM)
    164.79 R
(50.00 RM)
     +229.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.45 R
(4.38 RM)
    29.72 R
(9.02 RM)
     +105.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.47 R
(5.60 RM)
    37.20 R
(11.29 RM)
     +101.42 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R
(10.62 RM)
    39.55 R
(12.00 RM)
     +13.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R
(3.64 RM)
    6.59 R
(2.00 RM)
     -45.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 R
(106.20 RM)
    329.57 R
(100.00 RM)
     -5.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R
(4.55 RM)
    9.89 R
(3.00 RM)
     -34.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
(4.88 RM)
    7.96 R
(2.41 RM)
     -50.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R
(15.17 RM)
    72.51 R
(22.00 RM)
     +45.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 50.21 R
(15.23 RM)
    27.23 R
(8.26 RM)
     -45.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R
(75,855.51 RM)
    490,880.65 R
(148,944.00 RM)
     +96.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,100.64 R
(333.96 RM)
    576.76 R
(175.00 RM)
     -47.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.53 R
(0.46 RM)
    0.88 R
(0.27 RM)
     -42.48 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 703.67 R
(213.51 RM)
    485.70 R
(147.37 RM)
     -30.98 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 385.67 R
(117.02 RM)
    443.84 R
(134.67 RM)
     +15.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.47 R
(21.08 RM)
    66.95 R
(20.31 RM)
     -3.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 R
(18.21 RM)
    42.84 R
(13.00 RM)
     -28.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 657.95 R
(199.64 RM)
    747.30 R
(226.75 RM)
     +13.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 422.96 R
(128.34 RM)
    434.66 R
(131.89 RM)
     +2.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 923.70 R
(280.27 RM)
    908.73 R
(275.73 RM)
     -1.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 820.54 R
(248.97 RM)
    805.22 R
(244.32 RM)
     -1.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,643.75 R
(1,409.02 RM)
    4,217.26 R
(1,279.61 RM)
     -9.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,930.00 R
(1,192.45 RM)
    2,295.57 R
(696.53 RM)
     -41.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,902.97 R
(3,004.78 RM)
    7,860.33 R
(2,385.00 RM)
     -20.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,397.30 R
(2,547.92 RM)
    4,317.03 R
(1,309.88 RM)
     -48.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,070.58 R
(324.84 RM)
    2,236.05 R
(678.47 RM)
     +108.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 882.00 R
(267.62 RM)
    1,332.46 R
(404.30 RM)
     +51.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,210.25 R
(4,918.55 RM)
    10,736.07 R
(3,257.56 RM)
     -33.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.27     4.65      -49.84 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: ZAR