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Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur 

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 42.55% lower than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 59.81% lower than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 78.38% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 52.36% lower than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 44.47% lower than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 2.23% higher than in Hong Kong
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  Hong KongKuala LumpurDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$
(25.53 RM)
20.17 HK$
(10.30 RM)
     -59.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 HK$
(178.73 RM)
127.29 HK$
(65.00 RM)
     -63.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 HK$
(17.87 RM)
28.40 HK$
(14.50 RM)
     -18.87 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(25.53 RM)
29.37 HK$
(15.00 RM)
     -41.25 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 60.00 HK$
(30.64 RM)
35.25 HK$
(18.00 RM)
     -41.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.39 HK$
(17.56 RM)
20.89 HK$
(10.67 RM)
     -39.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.83 HK$
(4.51 RM)
4.58 HK$
(2.34 RM)
     -48.10 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.30 HK$
(3.73 RM)
2.67 HK$
(1.36 RM)
     -63.41 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 87.35 HK$
(44.61 RM)
52.20 HK$
(26.65 RM)
     -40.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.86 HK$
(8.61 RM)
5.92 HK$
(3.02 RM)
     -64.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.26 HK$
(3.71 RM)
4.17 HK$
(2.13 RM)
     -42.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.06 HK$
(13.31 RM)
10.49 HK$
(5.36 RM)
     -59.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 61.88 HK$
(31.60 RM)
49.07 HK$
(25.06 RM)
     -20.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 35.25 HK$
(18.00 RM)
11.50 HK$
(5.87 RM)
     -67.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 71.15 HK$
(36.33 RM)
27.01 HK$
(13.79 RM)
     -62.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.86 HK$
(5.55 RM)
8.44 HK$
(4.31 RM)
     -22.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.34 HK$
(4.26 RM)
5.12 HK$
(2.62 RM)
     -38.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.39 HK$
(4.79 RM)
7.41 HK$
(3.78 RM)
     -21.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.26 HK$
(4.73 RM)
4.09 HK$
(2.09 RM)
     -55.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.96 HK$
(4.57 RM)
2.62 HK$
(1.34 RM)
     -70.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.84 HK$
(4.00 RM)
3.22 HK$
(1.64 RM)
     -58.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 14.07 HK$
(7.18 RM)
7.57 HK$
(3.87 RM)
     -46.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.75 HK$
(8.04 RM)
4.78 HK$
(2.44 RM)
     -69.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(76.60 RM)
137.08 HK$
(70.00 RM)
     -8.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.87 HK$
(8.10 RM)
24.89 HK$
(12.71 RM)
     +56.88 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.57 HK$
(8.97 RM)
28.19 HK$
(14.39 RM)
     +60.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 57.00 HK$
(29.11 RM)
33.29 HK$
(17.00 RM)
     -41.59 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(5.11 RM)
5.87 HK$
(3.00 RM)
     -41.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 490.00 HK$
(250.22 RM)
235.00 HK$
(120.00 RM)
     -52.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(12.26 RM)
5.87 HK$
(3.00 RM)
     -75.52 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(6.99 RM)
4.73 HK$
(2.41 RM)
     -65.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(52.09 RM)
48.96 HK$
(25.00 RM)
     -52.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.88 HK$
(30.07 RM)
16.71 HK$
(8.53 RM)
     -71.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 224,000.00 HK$
(114,384.82 RM)
289,717.62 HK$
(147,943.30 RM)
     +29.34 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 214,322.36 HK$
(109,442.97 RM)
224,492.61 HK$
(114,636.37 RM)
     +4.75 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,182.52 HK$
(603.85 RM)
404.29 HK$
(206.45 RM)
     -65.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 HK$
(0.19 RM)
0.52 HK$
(0.27 RM)
     +37.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 214.50 HK$
(109.53 RM)
330.18 HK$
(168.61 RM)
     +53.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 627.54 HK$
(320.45 RM)
310.17 HK$
(158.39 RM)
     -50.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 57.75 HK$
(29.49 RM)
56.79 HK$
(29.00 RM)
     -1.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$
(51.06 RM)
31.33 HK$
(16.00 RM)
     -68.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,987.71 HK$
(2,546.96 RM)
1,244.61 HK$
(635.56 RM)
     -75.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 119,612.90 HK$
(61,079.91 RM)
51,809.32 HK$
(26,456.25 RM)
     -56.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 604.43 HK$
(308.65 RM)
459.71 HK$
(234.75 RM)
     -23.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 271.32 HK$
(138.55 RM)
264.41 HK$
(135.02 RM)
     -2.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 660.03 HK$
(337.04 RM)
570.02 HK$
(291.08 RM)
     -13.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,050.78 HK$
(536.58 RM)
531.93 HK$
(271.63 RM)
     -49.38 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,624.64 HK$
(9,510.61 RM)
4,308.12 HK$
(2,199.93 RM)
     -76.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,849.79 HK$
(6,051.06 RM)
2,582.27 HK$
(1,318.63 RM)
     -78.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,176.47 HK$
(18,473.39 RM)
8,198.78 HK$
(4,186.68 RM)
     -77.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,844.16 HK$
(11,665.29 RM)
4,262.53 HK$
(2,176.65 RM)
     -81.34 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 20,831.24 HK$
(10,637.40 RM)
2,247.67 HK$
(1,147.76 RM)
     -89.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,897.23 HK$
(6,585.92 RM)
1,166.30 HK$
(595.57 RM)
     -90.96 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,250.76 HK$
(10,340.98 RM)
8,320.78 HK$
(4,248.98 RM)
     -58.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 4.52      +93.53 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:416406
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Currency: HKD