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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 1.29% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 4.65% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 21.31% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 37.88% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 13.57% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 26.87% 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     165.83 R      -52.62 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     39.80 R      -11.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     33.17 R      +65.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     39.80 R      +99.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.69 R     29.81 R      +68.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.34 R     7.02 R      -24.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.81 R     3.96 R      -49.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.22 R     19.48 R      +73.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.38 R     9.85 R      -5.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.84 R     11.90 R      -24.89 %
Eggs (12) 19.94 R     14.95 R      -25.01 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 71.84 R     93.97 R      +30.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 54.21 R     34.51 R      -36.33 %
Apples (1kg) 16.29 R     27.64 R      +69.72 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.73 R     24.55 R      +66.72 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.70 R     13.77 R      -12.27 %
Potato (1kg) 12.23 R     11.27 R      -7.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.09 R     10.37 R      +2.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.79 R     7.11 R      -44.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     165.83 R      +231.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.63 R     28.06 R      +105.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.49 R     36.27 R      +107.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 34.00 R     39.80 R      +17.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.63 R      -39.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     331.66 R      -17.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.95 R      -33.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.97 R      -50.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     66.33 R      +32.66 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.47 R     7.03 R      -47.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     497,491.45 R      +126.13 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 983.56 R     550.12 R      -44.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.72 R     0.89 R      -48.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 675.98 R     482.03 R      -28.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 383.93 R     476.63 R      +24.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.86 R     65.90 R      -2.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 53.50 R     43.12 R      -19.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 625.55 R     777.97 R      +24.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.33 R     484.74 R      +17.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 846.20 R     923.63 R      +9.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 741.04 R     808.32 R      +9.08 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,554.79 R     5,069.38 R      +11.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,686.40 R     2,713.59 R      -26.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,105.19 R     8,267.66 R      -18.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,036.16 R     4,629.43 R      -42.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,939.16 R     23,610.46 R      +115.83 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,376.43 R     13,699.55 R      +46.11 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,830.63 R     11,038.69 R      -30.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.90     4.80      -46.05 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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Currency: ZAR