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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 1.93% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 2.60% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 15.60% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 38.83% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 13.15% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 29.20% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.22 R      -70.98 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     165.86 R      -52.61 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     36.49 R      -18.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.00 R     33.17 R      +74.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     39.81 R      +99.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.42 R     29.16 R      +67.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.20 R     6.97 R      -24.31 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.71 R     3.94 R      -48.99 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 10.68 R     19.01 R      +77.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 9.99 R     9.84 R      -1.52 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.44 R     12.21 R      -20.88 %
Eggs (12) 19.50 R     14.83 R      -23.97 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 68.43 R     86.25 R      +26.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 52.43 R     33.77 R      -35.59 %
Apples (1kg) 16.22 R     27.32 R      +68.45 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.46 R     24.15 R      +67.04 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.35 R     13.72 R      -10.62 %
Potato (1kg) 12.53 R     9.89 R      -21.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.82 R     9.43 R      -3.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.35 R     7.21 R      -41.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     165.86 R      +231.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.93 R     27.52 R      +112.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.62 R     35.96 R      +116.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.00 R     39.81 R      +20.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.63 R      -39.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     331.71 R      -17.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.95 R      -33.66 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     6.63 R      -33.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     66.34 R      +32.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.22 R     6.88 R      -47.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 R     497,568.12 R      +148.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 975.87 R     558.02 R      -42.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.80 R     0.91 R      -49.24 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 655.74 R     480.84 R      -26.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 386.47 R     480.20 R      +24.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 62.07 R     65.68 R      +5.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     39.81 R      -20.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 621.46 R     774.61 R      +24.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 410.13 R     510.50 R      +24.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 803.30 R     918.15 R      +14.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 733.95 R     799.89 R      +8.98 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,521.90 R     5,249.60 R      +16.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,625.83 R     2,792.32 R      -22.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,461.08 R     8,490.87 R      -10.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,655.58 R     4,790.08 R      -37.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,368.82 R     22,655.94 R      +99.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,257.77 R     13,359.50 R      +44.31 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,769.53 R     10,874.19 R      -31.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.84     4.86      -45.06 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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Currency: ZAR