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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 2.66% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 1.96% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 15.20% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 38.41% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 13.95% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 29.22% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.38 R      -70.77 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     167.03 R      -52.28 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     36.75 R      -18.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.00 R     33.41 R      +75.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.09 R      +100.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.43 R     29.36 R      +68.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.21 R     7.02 R      -23.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.73 R     3.97 R      -48.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 10.68 R     19.15 R      +79.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 9.99 R     9.91 R      -0.83 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.44 R     12.30 R      -20.32 %
Eggs (12) 19.50 R     14.95 R      -23.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 68.43 R     86.86 R      +26.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 52.44 R     34.02 R      -35.13 %
Apples (1kg) 16.22 R     27.51 R      +69.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.46 R     24.33 R      +68.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.36 R     13.82 R      -10.00 %
Potato (1kg) 12.53 R     9.96 R      -20.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.82 R     9.50 R      -3.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.35 R     7.26 R      -41.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     167.03 R      +234.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.93 R     27.72 R      +114.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.62 R     36.22 R      +117.89 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.00 R     40.09 R      +21.48 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.68 R      -39.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     334.07 R      -16.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.02 R      -33.19 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     6.68 R      -33.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     66.81 R      +33.63 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.24 R     6.93 R      -47.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 R     501,097.62 R      +150.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 981.33 R     561.98 R      -42.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.79 R     0.92 R      -48.57 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 654.56 R     484.22 R      -26.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 384.64 R     483.61 R      +25.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 61.66 R     66.14 R      +7.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     40.09 R      -19.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 618.64 R     780.11 R      +26.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 410.13 R     510.73 R      +24.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 806.64 R     921.20 R      +14.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 734.35 R     805.56 R      +9.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,506.60 R     5,288.95 R      +17.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,625.83 R     2,812.13 R      -22.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,463.36 R     8,508.53 R      -10.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,655.58 R     4,802.68 R      -37.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,374.83 R     22,816.65 R      +100.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,263.78 R     13,454.26 R      +45.24 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,756.44 R     10,932.93 R      -30.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.84     4.86      -45.03 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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Currency: ZAR