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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 5.27% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 0.05% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 14.92% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 36.72% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 17.40% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.35% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.98 R      -70.02 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     171.31 R      -51.05 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     37.69 R      -16.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.00 R     34.26 R      +80.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     41.11 R      +105.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.43 R     30.32 R      +73.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.17 R     7.21 R      -21.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.68 R     4.06 R      -47.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 10.85 R     19.87 R      +83.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.10 R     10.14 R      +0.35 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.54 R     12.55 R      -19.26 %
Eggs (12) 19.63 R     15.32 R      -21.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 69.65 R     89.08 R      +27.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 52.38 R     34.83 R      -33.51 %
Apples (1kg) 16.16 R     28.39 R      +75.74 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.50 R     25.05 R      +72.76 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.37 R     14.35 R      -6.64 %
Potato (1kg) 12.13 R     11.18 R      -7.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.86 R     10.87 R      +10.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.44 R     7.41 R      -40.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     171.31 R      +242.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.19 R     28.54 R      +116.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.78 R     36.55 R      +117.91 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.00 R     41.11 R      +24.59 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.50 R     6.85 R      -40.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     342.62 R      -14.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.28 R      -31.48 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     6.30 R      -36.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     68.52 R      +37.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.35 R     7.15 R      -46.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,500.00 R     513,923.93 R      +156.32 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 988.05 R     578.55 R      -41.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.76 R     0.93 R      -46.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 657.44 R     497.29 R      -24.36 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 381.88 R     495.44 R      +29.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 64.13 R     65.99 R      +2.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     41.11 R      -17.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 622.17 R     795.96 R      +27.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 409.41 R     507.69 R      +24.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 823.42 R     951.75 R      +15.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 727.75 R     825.19 R      +13.39 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,612.94 R     5,449.87 R      +18.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,705.48 R     2,877.44 R      -22.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,760.51 R     8,788.85 R      -9.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,892.58 R     4,976.19 R      -36.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,131.91 R     23,556.58 R      +111.61 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,478.07 R     13,802.55 R      +45.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,704.20 R     11,246.00 R      -28.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.88     4.83      -45.56 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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Currency: ZAR