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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 6.25% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 12.84% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 31.53% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 46.29% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 10.34% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 23.21% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 R
(31.19 RM)
    25.65 R
(8.00 RM)
     -74.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 380.00 R
(118.51 RM)
    160.32 R
(50.00 RM)
     -57.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R
(15.59 RM)
    38.48 R
(12.00 RM)
     -23.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R
(6.24 RM)
    32.06 R
(10.00 RM)
     +60.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 R
(7.80 RM)
    40.50 R
(12.63 RM)
     +61.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.66 R
(5.82 RM)
    28.89 R
(9.01 RM)
     +54.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.04 R
(3.13 RM)
    6.96 R
(2.17 RM)
     -30.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.22 R
(2.57 RM)
    4.06 R
(1.27 RM)
     -50.59 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.33 R
(14.14 RM)
    73.45 R
(22.91 RM)
     +62.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.10 R
(3.15 RM)
    8.86 R
(2.76 RM)
     -12.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.60 R
(2.37 RM)
    5.79 R
(1.81 RM)
     -23.83 %
Eggs (12) 20.91 R
(6.52 RM)
    15.69 R
(4.89 RM)
     -24.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.84 R
(11.18 RM)
    45.83 R
(14.29 RM)
     +27.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 26.12 R
(8.14 RM)
    15.63 R
(4.87 RM)
     -40.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.02 R
(2.50 RM)
    12.29 R
(3.83 RM)
     +53.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.96 R
(2.17 RM)
    10.91 R
(3.40 RM)
     +56.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 7.33 R
(2.29 RM)
    6.49 R
(2.02 RM)
     -11.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.88 R
(1.84 RM)
    5.17 R
(1.61 RM)
     -12.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.09 R
(3.46 RM)
    10.81 R
(3.37 RM)
     -2.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.11 R
(4.09 RM)
    6.88 R
(2.15 RM)
     -47.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R
(15.59 RM)
    160.32 R
(50.00 RM)
     +220.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.66 R
(4.57 RM)
    29.73 R
(9.27 RM)
     +102.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.78 R
(5.86 RM)
    36.88 R
(11.50 RM)
     +96.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R
(10.92 RM)
    40.08 R
(12.50 RM)
     +14.51 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.54 R
(3.91 RM)
    6.41 R
(2.00 RM)
     -48.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 R
(109.16 RM)
    320.64 R
(100.00 RM)
     -8.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R
(4.68 RM)
    9.62 R
(3.00 RM)
     -35.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
(5.02 RM)
    7.74 R
(2.41 RM)
     -51.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R
(15.59 RM)
    78.56 R
(24.50 RM)
     +57.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 49.78 R
(15.53 RM)
    26.30 R
(8.20 RM)
     -47.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R
(77,968.84 RM)
    479,348.57 R
(149,497.00 RM)
     +91.74 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,106.53 R
(345.10 RM)
    572.38 R
(178.51 RM)
     -48.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.59 R
(0.50 RM)
    0.85 R
(0.27 RM)
     -46.57 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 723.59 R
(225.67 RM)
    485.20 R
(151.32 RM)
     -32.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 382.83 R
(119.39 RM)
    442.50 R
(138.00 RM)
     +15.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 71.64 R
(22.34 RM)
    64.60 R
(20.15 RM)
     -9.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 R
(18.71 RM)
    41.68 R
(13.00 RM)
     -30.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 658.17 R
(205.27 RM)
    719.83 R
(224.50 RM)
     +9.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 442.66 R
(138.05 RM)
    420.43 R
(131.12 RM)
     -5.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 931.46 R
(290.50 RM)
    881.29 R
(274.85 RM)
     -5.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 862.12 R
(268.87 RM)
    795.58 R
(248.12 RM)
     -7.72 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,734.65 R
(1,476.62 RM)
    4,236.56 R
(1,321.28 RM)
     -10.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,002.10 R
(1,248.16 RM)
    2,317.89 R
(722.89 RM)
     -42.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,120.00 R
(3,156.18 RM)
    7,926.15 R
(2,471.97 RM)
     -21.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,561.79 R
(2,670.21 RM)
    4,293.64 R
(1,339.08 RM)
     -49.85 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,040.03 R
(324.36 RM)
    2,226.64 R
(694.43 RM)
     +114.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 862.56 R
(269.01 RM)
    1,292.92 R
(403.23 RM)
     +49.89 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,166.53 R
(5,041.94 RM)
    10,819.88 R
(3,374.45 RM)
     -33.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.41     4.68      -50.32 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
Contributors:851900
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR