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Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 3.95% lower than in South Africa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 10.69% lower than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 30.36% lower than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 41.40% lower than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 7.84% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 27.40% lower than in South Africa

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  South Africa  Malaysia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R     22.43 R      -71.96 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R     160.21 R      -54.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R     38.45 R      -23.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R     32.04 R      +60.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22.00 R     38.45 R      +74.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.04 R     28.02 R      +55.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.55 R     6.80 R      -28.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.89 R     3.78 R      -52.02 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.38 R     18.56 R      +63.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 10.90 R     9.58 R      -12.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.22 R     11.70 R      -27.85 %
Eggs (12) 20.10 R     14.65 R      -27.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 72.87 R     89.17 R      +22.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 57.00 R     32.06 R      -43.76 %
Apples (1kg) 17.06 R     26.94 R      +57.92 %
Oranges (1kg) 15.61 R     23.29 R      +49.16 %
Tomato (1kg) 16.24 R     13.52 R      -16.77 %
Potato (1kg) 12.24 R     11.10 R      -9.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.85 R     9.70 R      -10.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.09 R     6.65 R      -49.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R     160.21 R      +220.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.71 R     27.19 R      +98.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.65 R     35.10 R      +98.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 34.00 R     38.45 R      +13.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R     6.41 R      -46.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 390.00 R     320.43 R      -17.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R     9.61 R      -35.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R     4.81 R      -51.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     64.09 R      +28.17 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.86 R     7.02 R      -49.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 225,000.00 R     480,639.88 R      +113.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 984.42 R     540.98 R      -45.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.58 R     0.84 R      -46.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 648.16 R     468.03 R      -27.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 387.02 R     432.27 R      +11.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 66.77 R     61.82 R      -7.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 54.50 R     41.66 R      -23.57 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 625.38 R     729.17 R      +16.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 417.46 R     428.27 R      +2.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 857.28 R     888.69 R      +3.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 768.50 R     783.30 R      +1.93 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,181.17 R     4,094.59 R      -2.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,577.84 R     2,092.20 R      -41.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,541.24 R     7,260.21 R      -23.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,921.71 R     4,118.09 R      -48.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,978.71 R     20,200.29 R      +84.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,312.73 R     13,059.16 R      +40.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 15,793.36 R     10,239.20 R      -35.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.00     4.69      -47.81 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015February, 2015
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR