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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 0.73% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 5.70% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 19.64% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 39.11% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 11.12% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 28.26% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     22.85 R      -71.44 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     163.21 R      -53.37 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 45.00 R     39.17 R      -12.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     32.64 R      +63.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.00 R     39.17 R      +95.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 17.65 R     29.29 R      +65.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.29 R     6.91 R      -25.68 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.77 R     3.88 R      -50.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.17 R     18.99 R      +70.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.34 R     9.66 R      -6.58 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.85 R     11.88 R      -25.00 %
Eggs (12) 19.79 R     14.69 R      -25.77 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 71.23 R     87.05 R      +22.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 53.60 R     34.09 R      -36.41 %
Apples (1kg) 16.22 R     27.39 R      +68.82 %
Oranges (1kg) 14.61 R     24.30 R      +66.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.72 R     13.66 R      -13.14 %
Potato (1kg) 12.04 R     10.86 R      -9.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.04 R     10.07 R      +0.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.72 R     7.04 R      -44.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     163.21 R      +226.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.53 R     26.84 R      +98.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.30 R     35.46 R      +104.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 34.00 R     39.17 R      +15.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.50 R     6.53 R      -43.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R     326.42 R      -18.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.79 R      -34.72 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.90 R      -51.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     65.28 R      +30.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.46 R     6.88 R      -48.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 220,000.00 R     489,636.36 R      +122.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,001.72 R     545.54 R      -45.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.73 R     0.87 R      -49.51 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 661.80 R     473.92 R      -28.39 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 383.53 R     475.22 R      +23.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.24 R     65.98 R      -1.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R     42.44 R      -15.13 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 623.01 R     750.64 R      +20.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.72 R     470.40 R      +14.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 839.19 R     901.06 R      +7.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 742.48 R     795.84 R      +7.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,533.73 R     5,185.99 R      +14.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,680.42 R     2,720.20 R      -26.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,095.51 R     8,508.08 R      -15.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,990.89 R     4,719.55 R      -40.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,981.28 R     23,638.50 R      +115.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,345.18 R     13,581.01 R      +45.33 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,879.41 R     10,741.92 R      -32.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.89     4.79      -46.19 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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Currency: ZAR