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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 2.34% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 3.04% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 18.03% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 37.80% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 14.50% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.25% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.61 R      -70.49 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     168.63 R      -51.82 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     37.10 R      -17.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     33.73 R      +68.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.47 R      +102.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.56 R     29.97 R      +70.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.28 R     7.11 R      -23.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.73 R     3.98 R      -48.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.00 R     19.55 R      +77.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.22 R     9.88 R      -3.38 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.74 R     12.39 R      -21.27 %
Eggs (12) 19.75 R     15.09 R      -23.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 70.26 R     89.33 R      +27.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 53.07 R     34.51 R      -34.97 %
Apples (1kg) 16.05 R     27.71 R      +72.62 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.65 R     24.37 R      +66.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.43 R     14.01 R      -9.23 %
Potato (1kg) 12.23 R     10.99 R      -10.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.00 R     10.46 R      +4.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.57 R     7.24 R      -42.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     168.63 R      +237.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.40 R     27.66 R      +106.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.99 R     36.14 R      +112.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.25 R     40.47 R      +21.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.75 R      -38.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     337.27 R      -15.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.12 R      -32.55 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     5.06 R      -49.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     67.45 R      +34.91 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.42 R     7.06 R      -47.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     505,899.48 R      +129.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 986.29 R     563.65 R      -42.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.76 R     0.93 R      -47.29 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 664.37 R     489.63 R      -26.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 385.84 R     490.22 R      +27.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 64.29 R     67.60 R      +5.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     40.47 R      -19.06 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 617.94 R     779.22 R      +26.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.58 R     489.69 R      +18.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 823.70 R     929.34 R      +12.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 731.30 R     812.30 R      +11.08 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,581.61 R     5,329.52 R      +16.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,716.06 R     2,809.69 R      -24.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,034.32 R     8,622.29 R      -14.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,035.45 R     4,852.22 R      -39.61 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,195.47 R     23,932.21 R      +113.77 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,451.14 R     13,833.90 R      +46.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,905.36 R     11,064.44 R      -30.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.88     4.83      -45.65 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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Currency: ZAR