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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 1.43% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 9.11% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 31.33% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 39.34% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 11.10% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.13% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.26 R      -70.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     166.12 R      -52.54 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R     39.87 R      -20.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     33.22 R      +66.12 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22.00 R     39.87 R      +81.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.36 R     29.05 R      +58.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.70 R     7.10 R      -26.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.99 R     3.97 R      -50.36 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.68 R     19.56 R      +67.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 11.09 R     9.91 R      -10.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.66 R     12.49 R      -25.04 %
Eggs (12) 20.54 R     15.48 R      -24.62 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 74.65 R     99.67 R      +33.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 58.03 R     33.83 R      -41.70 %
Apples (1kg) 17.49 R     27.51 R      +57.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 15.54 R     23.86 R      +53.55 %
Tomato (1kg) 16.81 R     13.89 R      -17.37 %
Potato (1kg) 12.70 R     11.72 R      -7.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.20 R     10.53 R      -6.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.24 R     6.99 R      -47.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     166.12 R      +232.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.90 R     28.36 R      +103.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.85 R     36.73 R      +105.76 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R     39.87 R      +13.91 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R     6.64 R      -44.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 370.00 R     332.24 R      -10.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.97 R      -33.55 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.98 R      -50.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     81.40 R      +62.80 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.67 R     7.31 R      -46.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R     498,360.59 R      +99.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,000.75 R     584.33 R      -41.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.58 R     0.90 R      -42.90 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 680.59 R     485.72 R      -28.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 392.77 R     443.20 R      +12.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.58 R     65.93 R      -2.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 56.50 R     43.19 R      -23.56 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 634.08 R     767.53 R      +21.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 420.81 R     454.88 R      +8.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 874.62 R     928.76 R      +6.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 774.76 R     832.57 R      +7.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,386.71 R     4,068.80 R      -7.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,696.82 R     2,147.26 R      -41.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,830.52 R     7,381.97 R      -24.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,030.71 R     4,218.96 R      -47.46 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,259.22 R     21,631.20 R      +92.12 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,185.19 R     13,441.67 R      +46.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,043.03 R     10,479.31 R      -34.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.09     4.67      -48.60 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: ZAR