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Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 40.49% lower than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 58.65% lower than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 77.77% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 48.63% lower than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 43.10% lower than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 0.48% higher than in Hong Kong
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  Hong KongKuala LumpurDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 52.50 HK$
(26.10 RM)
24.13 HK$
(12.00 RM)
     -54.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 HK$
(174.02 RM)
140.79 HK$
(70.00 RM)
     -59.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 HK$
(17.40 RM)
26.15 HK$
(13.00 RM)
     -25.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(24.86 RM)
30.17 HK$
(15.00 RM)
     -39.66 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(24.86 RM)
36.20 HK$
(18.00 RM)
     -27.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.43 HK$
(17.12 RM)
21.64 HK$
(10.76 RM)
     -37.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.44 HK$
(4.20 RM)
4.89 HK$
(2.43 RM)
     -42.00 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.76 HK$
(3.36 RM)
2.65 HK$
(1.32 RM)
     -60.80 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 87.87 HK$
(43.69 RM)
55.55 HK$
(27.62 RM)
     -36.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 14.43 HK$
(7.18 RM)
6.02 HK$
(2.99 RM)
     -58.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.58 HK$
(3.27 RM)
3.63 HK$
(1.81 RM)
     -44.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.79 HK$
(12.33 RM)
10.70 HK$
(5.32 RM)
     -56.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 62.74 HK$
(31.20 RM)
56.51 HK$
(28.10 RM)
     -9.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 24.84 HK$
(12.35 RM)
11.21 HK$
(5.58 RM)
     -54.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 87.33 HK$
(43.42 RM)
26.94 HK$
(13.40 RM)
     -69.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.35 HK$
(5.64 RM)
8.42 HK$
(4.19 RM)
     -25.76 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.17 HK$
(4.06 RM)
4.88 HK$
(2.43 RM)
     -40.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.62 HK$
(4.78 RM)
7.55 HK$
(3.75 RM)
     -21.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 8.84 HK$
(4.40 RM)
3.97 HK$
(1.97 RM)
     -55.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.72 HK$
(4.33 RM)
2.64 HK$
(1.31 RM)
     -69.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.25 HK$
(3.61 RM)
3.38 HK$
(1.68 RM)
     -53.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.17 HK$
(5.55 RM)
7.87 HK$
(3.92 RM)
     -29.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.88 HK$
(6.41 RM)
4.96 HK$
(2.46 RM)
     -61.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(74.58 RM)
120.67 HK$
(60.00 RM)
     -19.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.50 HK$
(7.21 RM)
23.96 HK$
(11.91 RM)
     +65.23 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 16.94 HK$
(8.42 RM)
25.73 HK$
(12.79 RM)
     +51.88 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 57.00 HK$
(28.34 RM)
34.19 HK$
(17.00 RM)
     -40.02 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(4.97 RM)
6.03 HK$
(3.00 RM)
     -39.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 460.00 HK$
(228.72 RM)
251.40 HK$
(125.00 RM)
     -45.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(11.93 RM)
6.03 HK$
(3.00 RM)
     -74.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(6.80 RM)
4.86 HK$
(2.41 RM)
     -64.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(50.72 RM)
50.28 HK$
(25.00 RM)
     -50.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 57.82 HK$
(28.75 RM)
17.34 HK$
(8.62 RM)
     -70.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 213,000.00 HK$
(105,906.08 RM)
301,457.14 HK$
(149,888.00 RM)
     +41.53 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 211,013.31 HK$
(104,918.28 RM)
241,195.68 HK$
(119,925.30 RM)
     +14.30 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,194.37 HK$
(593.85 RM)
454.48 HK$
(225.97 RM)
     -61.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.67 HK$
(0.33 RM)
0.49 HK$
(0.24 RM)
     -27.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 206.13 HK$
(102.49 RM)
347.01 HK$
(172.54 RM)
     +68.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 657.06 HK$
(326.70 RM)
326.69 HK$
(162.43 RM)
     -50.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 68.83 HK$
(34.22 RM)
50.95 HK$
(25.33 RM)
     -25.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$
(49.72 RM)
32.18 HK$
(16.00 RM)
     -67.82 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,914.10 HK$
(2,443.35 RM)
1,498.36 HK$
(745.00 RM)
     -69.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 109,413.79 HK$
(54,401.81 RM)
56,582.21 HK$
(28,133.33 RM)
     -48.29 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 593.32 HK$
(295.00 RM)
469.56 HK$
(233.47 RM)
     -20.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 254.23 HK$
(126.41 RM)
253.16 HK$
(125.88 RM)
     -0.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 659.86 HK$
(328.09 RM)
584.70 HK$
(290.72 RM)
     -11.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,010.95 HK$
(502.65 RM)
583.89 HK$
(290.32 RM)
     -42.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,262.30 HK$
(8,583.01 RM)
4,520.24 HK$
(2,247.52 RM)
     -73.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,372.55 HK$
(5,654.56 RM)
2,682.63 HK$
(1,333.84 RM)
     -76.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 39,228.28 HK$
(19,504.76 RM)
8,697.65 HK$
(4,324.57 RM)
     -77.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,474.14 HK$
(11,671.61 RM)
4,403.28 HK$
(2,189.36 RM)
     -81.24 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 19,743.38 HK$
(9,816.64 RM)
2,388.12 HK$
(1,187.40 RM)
     -87.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,810.90 HK$
(6,369.73 RM)
1,210.53 HK$
(601.89 RM)
     -90.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,686.30 HK$
(10,285.47 RM)
8,593.98 HK$
(4,273.03 RM)
     -58.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.29 4.49      +96.32 %
Last update: February 2018February 2018
Contributors:419377
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: HKD