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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 2.69% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 10.28% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 32.33% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 40.76% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 9.78% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 26.01% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     22.61 R      -71.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     161.47 R      -53.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R     38.75 R      -22.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     32.29 R      +61.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22.00 R     38.75 R      +76.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.19 R     28.28 R      +55.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.58 R     6.89 R      -28.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.92 R     3.85 R      -51.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.60 R     18.90 R      +62.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 11.01 R     9.62 R      -12.65 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.32 R     11.90 R      -27.09 %
Eggs (12) 20.03 R     14.84 R      -25.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 72.65 R     94.95 R      +30.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 56.40 R     32.55 R      -42.27 %
Apples (1kg) 17.03 R     26.82 R      +57.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 15.54 R     23.59 R      +51.80 %
Tomato (1kg) 16.47 R     13.60 R      -17.39 %
Potato (1kg) 12.68 R     11.48 R      -9.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.96 R     9.91 R      -9.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.24 R     6.73 R      -49.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     161.47 R      +222.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.73 R     27.40 R      +99.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.52 R     35.63 R      +103.39 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 34.75 R     38.75 R      +11.52 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R     6.46 R      -46.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 390.00 R     322.95 R      -17.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.69 R      -35.41 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.84 R      -51.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     64.59 R      +29.18 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.81 R     7.11 R      -48.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 R     484,423.33 R      +110.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 994.76 R     558.20 R      -43.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.57 R     0.87 R      -44.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 657.79 R     473.20 R      -28.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 387.70 R     435.05 R      +12.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.34 R     64.09 R      -4.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 R     41.98 R      -23.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 632.82 R     737.36 R      +16.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 417.16 R     442.83 R      +6.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 865.30 R     904.30 R      +4.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 778.55 R     801.08 R      +2.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,263.82 R     3,928.02 R      -7.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,608.54 R     2,070.67 R      -42.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,644.52 R     6,997.23 R      -27.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,939.26 R     4,172.89 R      -47.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,151.11 R     20,556.77 R      +84.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,175.94 R     13,404.36 R      +46.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,641.05 R     10,382.72 R      -33.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.03     4.72      -47.76 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR