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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 2.82% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 10.53% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 32.88% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 40.41% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 9.70% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 27.69% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     22.81 R      -71.49 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     162.94 R      -53.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R     39.10 R      -21.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     32.59 R      +62.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22.00 R     39.10 R      +77.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.17 R     28.55 R      +57.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.60 R     6.96 R      -27.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.90 R     3.88 R      -50.88 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.63 R     19.22 R      +65.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.99 R     9.67 R      -11.97 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.34 R     12.00 R      -26.54 %
Eggs (12) 20.16 R     15.00 R      -25.60 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 73.33 R     95.19 R      +29.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 57.01 R     33.06 R      -42.01 %
Apples (1kg) 17.12 R     26.75 R      +56.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 15.23 R     23.36 R      +53.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 16.56 R     13.64 R      -17.61 %
Potato (1kg) 12.48 R     11.53 R      -7.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.03 R     10.00 R      -9.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.25 R     6.80 R      -48.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     162.94 R      +225.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.64 R     27.57 R      +102.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.39 R     35.87 R      +106.24 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R     39.10 R      +11.73 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R     6.52 R      -45.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 375.00 R     325.87 R      -13.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.78 R      -34.83 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.07 R      -59.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     79.84 R      +59.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.76 R     7.17 R      -47.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 245,800.00 R     488,806.05 R      +98.86 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,004.45 R     568.66 R      -43.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.57 R     0.88 R      -43.91 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 657.79 R     478.00 R      -27.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 392.76 R     439.84 R      +11.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.10 R     64.67 R      -3.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 R     42.36 R      -22.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 626.74 R     751.21 R      +19.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 420.81 R     453.63 R      +7.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 859.82 R     913.51 R      +6.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 768.42 R     816.61 R      +6.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,333.97 R     3,875.00 R      -10.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,629.73 R     2,063.85 R      -43.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,703.38 R     7,110.79 R      -26.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,970.84 R     4,157.53 R      -47.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,044.19 R     20,910.04 R      +89.33 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,120.66 R     13,240.85 R      +45.17 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,981.45 R     10,339.99 R      -35.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.06     4.70      -48.16 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR