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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 2.78% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 2.65% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 17.76% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 37.55% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 15.01% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.67% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.57 R      -70.54 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     168.34 R      -51.90 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     37.03 R      -17.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     33.67 R      +68.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.40 R      +102.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.56 R     29.98 R      +70.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.28 R     7.10 R      -23.54 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.73 R     3.97 R      -48.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.01 R     19.52 R      +77.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.22 R     9.88 R      -3.36 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.74 R     12.41 R      -21.15 %
Eggs (12) 19.74 R     15.07 R      -23.64 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 70.16 R     89.17 R      +27.10 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 53.12 R     34.42 R      -35.22 %
Apples (1kg) 16.01 R     27.66 R      +72.83 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.58 R     24.33 R      +66.90 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.43 R     13.98 R      -9.39 %
Potato (1kg) 12.21 R     10.97 R      -10.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.00 R     10.44 R      +4.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.55 R     7.23 R      -42.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     168.34 R      +236.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.40 R     27.62 R      +106.12 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.99 R     36.08 R      +112.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.25 R     40.40 R      +21.51 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.73 R      -38.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     336.68 R      -15.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.10 R      -32.66 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     5.05 R      -49.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     67.34 R      +34.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.42 R     7.04 R      -47.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     505,021.45 R      +129.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 986.29 R     562.68 R      -42.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.76 R     0.92 R      -47.38 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 664.37 R     488.78 R      -26.43 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 385.84 R     489.37 R      +26.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 64.29 R     67.48 R      +4.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     41.24 R      -17.51 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 617.94 R     777.86 R      +25.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.58 R     488.84 R      +18.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 823.70 R     927.73 R      +12.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 731.30 R     810.89 R      +10.88 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,582.01 R     5,320.72 R      +16.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,716.27 R     2,798.02 R      -24.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,035.19 R     8,607.33 R      -14.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,035.45 R     4,843.80 R      -39.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,197.76 R     23,890.67 R      +113.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,451.14 R     13,809.89 R      +46.12 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,906.98 R     11,045.25 R      -30.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.88     4.83      -45.65 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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Currency: ZAR