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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 1.46% higher than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 3.93% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 18.91% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 38.32% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 13.45% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 27.96% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     23.35 R      -70.82 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     166.77 R      -52.35 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     36.69 R      -18.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     33.35 R      +66.77 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     40.02 R      +100.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.57 R     29.64 R      +68.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.33 R     7.02 R      -24.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.78 R     3.93 R      -49.49 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.03 R     19.34 R      +75.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.22 R     9.77 R      -4.37 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.83 R     12.25 R      -22.62 %
Eggs (12) 19.73 R     14.93 R      -24.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 70.26 R     88.34 R      +25.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 52.94 R     34.13 R      -35.53 %
Apples (1kg) 16.13 R     27.40 R      +69.84 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.76 R     24.10 R      +63.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.48 R     13.85 R      -10.50 %
Potato (1kg) 12.30 R     10.87 R      -11.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.01 R     10.34 R      +3.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.60 R     7.16 R      -43.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     166.77 R      +233.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.40 R     27.36 R      +104.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.99 R     35.74 R      +110.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.25 R     40.02 R      +20.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 R     6.67 R      -39.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     333.53 R      -16.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     10.01 R      -33.29 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     5.00 R      -49.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     66.71 R      +33.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.42 R     6.99 R      -47.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     500,299.43 R      +127.41 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 986.29 R     557.42 R      -43.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.76 R     0.92 R      -47.87 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 664.37 R     484.21 R      -27.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 386.86 R     484.80 R      +25.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 64.29 R     66.85 R      +3.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     40.02 R      -19.95 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 617.94 R     770.59 R      +24.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.58 R     484.27 R      +17.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 823.70 R     919.05 R      +11.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 731.30 R     803.31 R      +9.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,581.31 R     5,270.91 R      +15.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,715.96 R     2,778.59 R      -25.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,088.27 R     8,526.85 R      -15.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,055.80 R     4,798.51 R      -40.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,193.82 R     23,667.29 R      +111.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,449.64 R     13,680.77 R      +44.78 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,904.19 R     11,006.76 R      -30.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.88     4.82      -45.71 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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Currency: ZAR