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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 3.84% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 0.91% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 14.44% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 37.66% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 15.36% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.94% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.65 R      -70.43 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     168.95 R      -51.73 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     37.17 R      -17.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.00 R     33.79 R      +77.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.55 R      +102.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.45 R     29.79 R      +70.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.22 R     7.09 R      -23.06 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.70 R     3.99 R      -48.19 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 10.72 R     19.48 R      +81.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.00 R     10.04 R      +0.46 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.43 R     12.42 R      -19.50 %
Eggs (12) 19.46 R     15.18 R      -22.03 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 68.63 R     87.03 R      +26.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 52.06 R     34.23 R      -34.25 %
Apples (1kg) 16.12 R     27.98 R      +73.58 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.54 R     24.71 R      +69.86 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.40 R     14.08 R      -8.62 %
Potato (1kg) 12.44 R     10.05 R      -19.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.82 R     9.55 R      -2.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.38 R     7.31 R      -40.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     168.95 R      +237.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.05 R     28.11 R      +115.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.74 R     36.51 R      +118.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.00 R     40.55 R      +22.87 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.76 R      -38.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     337.91 R      -15.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.14 R      -32.42 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     6.76 R      -32.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     67.58 R      +35.16 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.27 R     7.01 R      -47.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 R     506,858.61 R      +153.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 987.55 R     563.83 R      -42.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.77 R     0.93 R      -47.80 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 653.22 R     490.98 R      -24.84 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 380.41 R     487.40 R      +28.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 60.90 R     64.98 R      +6.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     40.55 R      -18.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 619.56 R     789.61 R      +27.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 406.31 R     511.41 R      +25.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 811.35 R     935.06 R      +15.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 733.11 R     806.45 R      +10.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,532.09 R     5,349.23 R      +18.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,625.83 R     2,822.51 R      -22.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,514.96 R     8,622.99 R      -9.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,686.53 R     4,903.56 R      -36.21 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,261.68 R     23,078.97 R      +104.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,281.54 R     13,608.94 R      +46.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,623.19 R     11,001.20 R      -29.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.83     4.86      -45.03 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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Currency: ZAR