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Cost of Living Comparison Between Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur 

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 1.00% lower than in Jakarta
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 5.15% lower than in Jakarta
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.65% lower than in Jakarta
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 14.35% higher than in Jakarta
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 6.39% lower than in Jakarta
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 142.23% higher than in Jakarta
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 38,000.00 Rp
(11.20 RM)
47,488.29 Rp
(14.00 RM)
     +24.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250,000.00 Rp
(73.70 RM)
254,910.34 Rp
(75.15 RM)
     +1.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 45,000.00 Rp
(13.27 RM)
50,880.31 Rp
(15.00 RM)
     +13.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40,000.00 Rp
(11.79 RM)
50,880.31 Rp
(15.00 RM)
     +27.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50,000.00 Rp
(14.74 RM)
67,840.41 Rp
(20.00 RM)
     +35.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35,184.96 Rp
(10.37 RM)
38,586.41 Rp
(11.38 RM)
     +9.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9,183.87 Rp
(2.71 RM)
8,693.04 Rp
(2.56 RM)
     -5.34 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3,883.21 Rp
(1.14 RM)
5,057.19 Rp
(1.49 RM)
     +30.23 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 72,334.30 Rp
(21.32 RM)
85,763.00 Rp
(25.28 RM)
     +18.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15,073.08 Rp
(4.44 RM)
10,356.76 Rp
(3.05 RM)
     -31.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5,977.98 Rp
(1.76 RM)
7,162.45 Rp
(2.11 RM)
     +19.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 23,586.60 Rp
(6.95 RM)
18,303.86 Rp
(5.40 RM)
     -22.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 45,075.80 Rp
(13.29 RM)
62,313.16 Rp
(18.37 RM)
     +38.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 19,353.30 Rp
(5.71 RM)
18,599.35 Rp
(5.48 RM)
     -3.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 54,179.15 Rp
(15.97 RM)
49,715.90 Rp
(14.66 RM)
     -8.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 18,890.81 Rp
(5.57 RM)
16,354.38 Rp
(4.82 RM)
     -13.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 10,079.84 Rp
(2.97 RM)
8,914.81 Rp
(2.63 RM)
     -11.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 15,790.70 Rp
(4.66 RM)
12,782.19 Rp
(3.77 RM)
     -19.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 8,860.18 Rp
(2.61 RM)
7,729.52 Rp
(2.28 RM)
     -12.76 %
Potato (1 lb) 10,169.55 Rp
(3.00 RM)
5,004.96 Rp
(1.48 RM)
     -50.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 14,469.61 Rp
(4.27 RM)
5,397.09 Rp
(1.59 RM)
     -62.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16,900.00 Rp
(4.98 RM)
13,344.37 Rp
(3.93 RM)
     -21.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7,476.19 Rp
(2.20 RM)
7,959.13 Rp
(2.35 RM)
     +6.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350,000.00 Rp
(103.18 RM)
237,441.44 Rp
(70.00 RM)
     -32.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 31,000.00 Rp
(9.14 RM)
30,596.60 Rp
(9.02 RM)
     -1.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40,625.00 Rp
(11.98 RM)
46,603.28 Rp
(13.74 RM)
     +14.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25,000.00 Rp
(7.37 RM)
59,021.16 Rp
(17.40 RM)
     +136.08 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3,500.00 Rp
(1.03 RM)
10,176.06 Rp
(3.00 RM)
     +190.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 176,956.52 Rp
(52.17 RM)
339,202.05 Rp
(100.00 RM)
     +91.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6,600.00 Rp
(1.95 RM)
10,176.06 Rp
(3.00 RM)
     +54.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8,046.72 Rp
(2.37 RM)
10,917.86 Rp
(3.22 RM)
     +35.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 42,000.00 Rp
(12.38 RM)
84,800.51 Rp
(25.00 RM)
     +101.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 34,858.58 Rp
(10.28 RM)
27,254.19 Rp
(8.03 RM)
     -21.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 400,000,000.00 Rp
(117,923.81 RM)
529,121,282.57 Rp
(155,990.00 RM)
     +32.28 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 417,073,913.04 Rp
(122,957.37 RM)
372,034,762.41 Rp
(109,679.40 RM)
     -10.80 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,468,628.28 Rp
(432.97 RM)
735,209.49 Rp
(216.75 RM)
     -49.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1,617.86 Rp
(0.48 RM)
982.33 Rp
(0.29 RM)
     -39.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 418,974.36 Rp
(123.52 RM)
408,342.74 Rp
(120.38 RM)
     -2.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 576,096.15 Rp
(169.84 RM)
585,532.23 Rp
(172.62 RM)
     +1.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 135,300.20 Rp
(39.89 RM)
103,825.32 Rp
(30.61 RM)
     -23.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50,000.00 Rp
(14.74 RM)
61,056.37 Rp
(18.00 RM)
     +22.11 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,962,903.23 Rp
(578.68 RM)
2,318,234.03 Rp
(683.44 RM)
     +18.10 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 88,532,903.03 Rp
(26,100.34 RM)
95,345,748.83 Rp
(28,108.84 RM)
     +7.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 616,629.63 Rp
(181.79 RM)
781,750.83 Rp
(230.47 RM)
     +26.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 443,589.80 Rp
(130.77 RM)
442,824.35 Rp
(130.55 RM)
     -0.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,033,848.33 Rp
(304.79 RM)
934,661.66 Rp
(275.55 RM)
     -9.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,241,255.81 Rp
(365.93 RM)
913,301.53 Rp
(269.25 RM)
     -26.42 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,824,882.30 Rp
(1,717.23 RM)
7,727,820.89 Rp
(2,278.24 RM)
     +32.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,081,821.81 Rp
(908.55 RM)
4,248,929.72 Rp
(1,252.62 RM)
     +37.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,321,651.61 Rp
(5,991.02 RM)
13,691,612.37 Rp
(4,036.42 RM)
     -32.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,146,980.28 Rp
(2,696.62 RM)
6,702,802.17 Rp
(1,976.05 RM)
     -26.72 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,013,791.38 Rp
(888.49 RM)
3,790,159.54 Rp
(1,117.38 RM)
     +25.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,478,357.81 Rp
(435.83 RM)
1,895,171.20 Rp
(558.71 RM)
     +28.19 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,122,500.00 Rp
(1,804.97 RM)
14,066,709.14 Rp
(4,147.00 RM)
     +129.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.86 4.57      -53.67 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:355444
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: IDR