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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 4.09% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 1.09% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 15.70% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 37.65% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 15.84% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.82% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.72 R      -70.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     169.42 R      -51.59 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     37.27 R      -17.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.00 R     33.88 R      +78.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.66 R      +103.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.44 R     29.82 R      +71.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.17 R     7.15 R      -22.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.67 R     4.01 R      -47.72 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 10.79 R     19.55 R      +81.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.00 R     10.04 R      +0.36 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.49 R     12.46 R      -19.58 %
Eggs (12) 19.62 R     15.17 R      -22.67 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 68.94 R     88.10 R      +27.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 51.99 R     34.38 R      -33.87 %
Apples (1kg) 16.15 R     28.06 R      +73.79 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.65 R     24.56 R      +67.71 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.36 R     14.12 R      -8.09 %
Potato (1kg) 12.30 R     10.92 R      -11.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.86 R     10.58 R      +7.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.35 R     7.33 R      -40.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     169.42 R      +238.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.11 R     27.93 R      +113.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.85 R     36.38 R      +115.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.00 R     40.66 R      +23.22 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.78 R      -38.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     338.84 R      -15.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.17 R      -32.23 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     6.78 R      -32.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     67.77 R      +35.54 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.30 R     7.06 R      -46.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 201,000.00 R     508,263.01 R      +152.87 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 979.87 R     571.39 R      -41.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.80 R     0.93 R      -48.54 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 647.88 R     493.52 R      -23.82 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 377.41 R     488.92 R      +29.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 62.69 R     65.16 R      +3.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     40.66 R      -18.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 619.67 R     785.64 R      +26.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 407.56 R     506.59 R      +24.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 814.02 R     942.68 R      +15.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 726.52 R     815.67 R      +12.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,555.31 R     5,330.49 R      +17.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,640.44 R     2,803.15 R      -23.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,655.76 R     8,620.22 R      -10.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,750.32 R     4,880.94 R      -37.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,299.88 R     22,889.57 R      +102.56 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,278.44 R     13,776.07 R      +48.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,717.28 R     11,066.60 R      -29.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.85     4.83      -45.40 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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Currency: ZAR