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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 14.16% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 6.75% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 13.97% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 35.96% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 37.16% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 25.12% lower than in South Africa
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  South AfricaMalaysiaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 R
(26.22 RM)
30.51 R
(8.00 RM)
     -69.49 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 R
(104.88 RM)
190.69 R
(50.00 RM)
     -52.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R
(13.11 RM)
45.77 R
(12.00 RM)
     -8.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R
(5.24 RM)
38.14 R
(10.00 RM)
     +90.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 R
(6.56 RM)
53.39 R
(14.00 RM)
     +113.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.83 R
(5.20 RM)
36.42 R
(9.55 RM)
     +83.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.49 R
(2.75 RM)
8.55 R
(2.24 RM)
     -18.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.47 R
(2.22 RM)
5.04 R
(1.32 RM)
     -40.52 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 46.06 R
(12.08 RM)
92.65 R
(24.29 RM)
     +101.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.37 R
(2.72 RM)
10.72 R
(2.81 RM)
     +3.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.61 R
(1.99 RM)
7.21 R
(1.89 RM)
     -5.18 %
Eggs (12) 21.77 R
(5.71 RM)
19.18 R
(5.03 RM)
     -11.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 36.70 R
(9.62 RM)
61.63 R
(16.16 RM)
     +67.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 27.58 R
(7.23 RM)
19.99 R
(5.24 RM)
     -27.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 38.29 R
(10.04 RM)
48.23 R
(12.65 RM)
     +25.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.36 R
(2.19 RM)
15.16 R
(3.98 RM)
     +81.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.36 R
(1.67 RM)
9.30 R
(2.44 RM)
     +46.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.98 R
(1.83 RM)
13.28 R
(3.48 RM)
     +90.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 7.73 R
(2.03 RM)
7.93 R
(2.08 RM)
     +2.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.58 R
(1.72 RM)
6.50 R
(1.71 RM)
     -1.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.31 R
(1.66 RM)
6.71 R
(1.76 RM)
     +6.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.72 R
(3.07 RM)
13.29 R
(3.49 RM)
     +13.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.07 R
(3.43 RM)
8.86 R
(2.32 RM)
     -32.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R
(13.11 RM)
190.69 R
(50.00 RM)
     +281.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.71 R
(4.12 RM)
36.26 R
(9.51 RM)
     +130.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.88 R
(5.48 RM)
48.32 R
(12.67 RM)
     +131.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R
(9.18 RM)
51.49 R
(13.50 RM)
     +47.10 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 R
(3.93 RM)
7.63 R
(2.00 RM)
     -49.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R
(104.88 RM)
381.38 R
(100.00 RM)
     -4.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R
(3.93 RM)
11.44 R
(3.00 RM)
     -23.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
(4.22 RM)
9.21 R
(2.41 RM)
     -42.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R
(13.11 RM)
95.34 R
(25.00 RM)
     +90.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 48.78 R
(12.79 RM)
29.81 R
(7.82 RM)
     -38.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R
(65,552.13 RM)
572,063.80 R
(150,000.00 RM)
     +128.83 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,099.74 R
(288.36 RM)
716.05 R
(187.76 RM)
     -34.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.65 R
(0.43 RM)
1.00 R
(0.26 RM)
     -39.57 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 767.85 R
(201.34 RM)
607.39 R
(159.26 RM)
     -20.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 400.61 R
(105.04 RM)
568.62 R
(149.10 RM)
     +41.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 85.28 R
(22.36 RM)
85.55 R
(22.43 RM)
     +0.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 R
(15.73 RM)
53.39 R
(14.00 RM)
     -11.01 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 683.71 R
(179.28 RM)
904.77 R
(237.24 RM)
     +32.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 477.04 R
(125.08 RM)
503.32 R
(131.98 RM)
     +5.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 977.65 R
(256.35 RM)
1,044.19 R
(273.80 RM)
     +6.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 923.01 R
(242.02 RM)
978.98 R
(256.70 RM)
     +6.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,268.20 R
(1,381.37 RM)
5,898.13 R
(1,546.54 RM)
     +11.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,319.08 R
(1,132.50 RM)
3,272.78 R
(858.15 RM)
     -24.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,107.82 R
(2,912.57 RM)
10,535.14 R
(2,762.40 RM)
     -5.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,061.90 R
(2,376.11 RM)
5,842.38 R
(1,531.92 RM)
     -35.53 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,120.12 R
(293.71 RM)
3,017.97 R
(791.34 RM)
     +169.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 896.59 R
(235.09 RM)
1,661.11 R
(435.56 RM)
     +85.27 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,901.58 R
(4,431.74 RM)
13,510.27 R
(3,542.51 RM)
     -20.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.46 4.71      -50.18 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:1002995
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR