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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 1.48% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 3.86% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 18.72% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 38.33% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 13.54% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.24% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.41 R      -70.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     167.21 R      -52.23 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     36.79 R      -18.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     33.44 R      +67.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.13 R      +100.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.57 R     29.72 R      +69.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.30 R     7.05 R      -24.20 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.74 R     3.95 R      -49.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.00 R     19.39 R      +76.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.22 R     9.80 R      -4.19 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.74 R     12.28 R      -21.94 %
Eggs (12) 19.75 R     14.97 R      -24.22 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 70.26 R     88.58 R      +26.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 53.07 R     34.22 R      -35.51 %
Apples (1kg) 16.05 R     27.48 R      +71.16 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.65 R     24.17 R      +64.99 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.43 R     13.89 R      -10.00 %
Potato (1kg) 12.23 R     10.90 R      -10.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.00 R     10.37 R      +3.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.57 R     7.18 R      -42.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     167.21 R      +234.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.40 R     27.43 R      +104.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.99 R     35.84 R      +110.94 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.25 R     40.13 R      +20.69 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.69 R      -39.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     334.42 R      -16.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.03 R      -33.12 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     5.02 R      -49.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     66.88 R      +33.77 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.42 R     7.00 R      -47.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     501,628.55 R      +128.01 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 986.29 R     558.90 R      -43.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.76 R     0.92 R      -47.73 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 664.37 R     485.49 R      -26.92 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 385.84 R     486.08 R      +25.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 64.29 R     67.03 R      +4.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     40.13 R      -19.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 617.94 R     772.64 R      +25.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.58 R     485.55 R      +17.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 823.70 R     921.50 R      +11.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 731.30 R     805.45 R      +10.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,581.40 R     5,285.18 R      +15.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,716.01 R     2,785.97 R      -25.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,033.88 R     8,549.50 R      -14.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,035.45 R     4,811.25 R      -40.12 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,194.31 R     23,730.16 R      +111.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,450.13 R     13,717.11 R      +45.15 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,904.54 R     10,973.06 R      -31.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.88     4.83      -45.65 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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Currency: ZAR