Cost of Living Comparison Between Kuala Lumpur and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 114.76% higher than in Kuala Lumpur (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 190.85% higher than in Kuala Lumpur
Rent Prices in London are 436.14% higher than in Kuala Lumpur
Restaurant Prices in London are 262.04% higher than in Kuala Lumpur
Groceries Prices in London are 57.52% higher than in Kuala Lumpur
Local Purchasing Power in London is 37.22% higher than in Kuala Lumpur
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Restaurants
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 RM
(2.18 £)
85.99 RM
(15.00 £)
     +587.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 RM
(13.96 £)
343.95 RM
(60.00 £)
     +329.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM
(2.62 £)
34.40 RM
(6.00 £)
     +129.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(2.62 £)
28.66 RM
(5.00 £)
     +91.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 RM
(3.49 £)
27.39 RM
(4.78 £)
     +36.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.38 RM
(1.98 £)
16.66 RM
(2.91 £)
     +46.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 RM
(0.46 £)
8.60 RM
(1.50 £)
     +229.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 RM
(0.25 £)
6.48 RM
(1.13 £)
     +350.46 %
Markets
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.69 RM
(4.48 £)
20.41 RM
(3.56 £)
     -20.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.89 RM
(0.50 £)
5.17 RM
(0.90 £)
     +78.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.08 RM
(0.36 £)
4.01 RM
(0.70 £)
     +93.26 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.22 RM
(1.08 £)
12.54 RM
(2.19 £)
     +101.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.02 RM
(3.14 £)
17.04 RM
(2.97 £)
     -5.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.06 RM
(1.06 £)
16.10 RM
(2.81 £)
     +165.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.55 RM
(2.89 £)
25.56 RM
(4.46 £)
     +54.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.50 RM
(0.78 £)
5.70 RM
(0.99 £)
     +26.76 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.57 RM
(0.45 £)
2.87 RM
(0.50 £)
     +11.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.29 RM
(0.75 £)
5.22 RM
(0.91 £)
     +21.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 RM
(0.38 £)
6.63 RM
(1.16 £)
     +207.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.68 RM
(0.29 £)
3.10 RM
(0.54 £)
     +84.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.32 £)
2.90 RM
(0.51 £)
     +59.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.93 RM
(0.68 £)
4.49 RM
(0.78 £)
     +14.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 RM
(0.42 £)
4.80 RM
(0.84 £)
     +97.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 72.50 RM
(12.65 £)
45.86 RM
(8.00 £)
     -36.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.13 RM
(1.77 £)
10.44 RM
(1.82 £)
     +3.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.56 RM
(2.71 £)
11.27 RM
(1.97 £)
     -27.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 RM
(3.14 £)
68.79 RM
(12.00 £)
     +282.17 %
Transportation
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 RM
(0.51 £)
16.05 RM
(2.80 £)
     +444.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM
(17.44 £)
866.11 RM
(151.09 £)
     +766.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 RM
(0.61 £)
17.20 RM
(3.00 £)
     +391.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(0.84 £)
15.68 RM
(2.74 £)
     +224.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.00 RM
(2.79 £)
165.10 RM
(28.80 £)
     +931.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.27 RM
(1.27 £)
26.00 RM
(4.54 £)
     +257.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 RM
(27,910.75 £)
133,568.59 RM
(23,300.00 £)
     -16.52 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 128,540.84 RM
(22,422.95 £)
130,912.18 RM
(22,836.61 £)
     +1.84 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.37 RM
(35.30 £)
1,036.88 RM
(180.88 £)
     +412.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 RM
(0.04 £)
0.73 RM
(0.13 £)
     +213.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.23 RM
(20.62 £)
184.35 RM
(32.16 £)
     +55.93 %
Sports And Leisure
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 163.77 RM
(28.57 £)
257.63 RM
(44.94 £)
     +57.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.86 RM
(5.04 £)
60.30 RM
(10.52 £)
     +108.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 RM
(3.14 £)
75.96 RM
(13.25 £)
     +321.98 %
Childcare
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 742.33 RM
(129.49 £)
8,260.62 RM
(1,441.00 £)
     +1,012.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,271.72 RM
(5,629.55 £)
104,022.99 RM
(18,146.00 £)
     +222.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 203.50 RM
(35.50 £)
341.33 RM
(59.54 £)
     +67.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 112.00 RM
(19.54 £)
172.84 RM
(30.15 £)
     +54.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 283.81 RM
(49.51 £)
396.58 RM
(69.18 £)
     +39.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 262.30 RM
(45.76 £)
496.82 RM
(86.67 £)
     +89.41 %
Rent Per Month
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,928.21 RM
(336.36 £)
9,736.28 RM
(1,698.42 £)
     +404.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,188.46 RM
(207.32 £)
7,185.09 RM
(1,253.38 £)
     +504.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,555.81 RM
(620.28 £)
18,842.01 RM
(3,286.84 £)
     +429.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,218.60 RM
(387.02 £)
11,957.12 RM
(2,085.83 £)
     +438.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,055.75 RM
(184.17 £)
5,810.98 RM
(1,013.68 £)
     +450.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 549.98 RM
(95.94 £)
2,969.91 RM
(518.08 £)
     +440.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Kuala Lumpur Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,243.16 RM
(740.19 £)
16,933.93 RM
(2,953.99 £)
     +299.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.24 2.63      -37.87 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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