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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 0.90% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 6.04% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 20.40% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 39.29% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 11.10% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.53% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     22.88 R      -71.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     163.44 R      -53.30 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     39.06 R      -13.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.50 R     32.69 R      +67.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     39.23 R      +96.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.65 R     29.24 R      +65.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.28 R     6.91 R      -25.54 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.78 R     3.88 R      -50.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.15 R     19.04 R      +70.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.32 R     9.67 R      -6.24 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.82 R     11.94 R      -24.51 %
Eggs (12) 19.87 R     14.74 R      -25.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 70.96 R     87.17 R      +22.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 53.35 R     34.25 R      -35.80 %
Apples (1kg) 16.18 R     27.43 R      +69.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.65 R     24.34 R      +66.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.65 R     13.68 R      -12.59 %
Potato (1kg) 12.11 R     10.88 R      -10.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.00 R     10.08 R      +0.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.71 R     7.06 R      -44.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     163.44 R      +226.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.45 R     26.88 R      +99.90 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.16 R     35.51 R      +106.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 34.00 R     39.23 R      +15.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.50 R     6.54 R      -43.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     326.88 R      -18.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.81 R      -34.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.90 R      -50.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     65.38 R      +30.75 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.47 R     6.88 R      -48.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     490,323.26 R      +122.87 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 997.17 R     547.02 R      -45.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.73 R     0.88 R      -49.44 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 661.80 R     474.59 R      -28.29 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 384.53 R     473.67 R      +23.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.24 R     66.08 R      -1.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     42.49 R      -15.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 623.01 R     751.69 R      +20.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.72 R     471.06 R      +14.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 839.19 R     902.32 R      +7.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 742.48 R     796.96 R      +7.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,548.75 R     5,205.56 R      +14.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,687.43 R     2,712.10 R      -26.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,129.02 R     8,461.25 R      -16.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,010.80 R     4,698.93 R      -41.34 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,978.88 R     23,493.99 R      +113.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,343.99 R     13,589.04 R      +45.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,968.39 R     10,723.07 R      -32.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.90     4.79      -46.21 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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Currency: ZAR