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Cost of Living Comparison Between Penang and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 6.92% lower than in Penang
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 5.46% higher than in Penang
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 67.31% higher than in Penang
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 0.91% higher than in Penang
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 17.24% lower than in Penang
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 18.61% higher than in Penang
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.25 RM 12.00 RM      -2.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 RM 65.00 RM      -7.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 RM 13.00 RM      +4.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 13.00 RM 15.00 RM      +15.38 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM 18.00 RM      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.73 RM 10.79 RM      +0.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.41 RM 2.39 RM      -0.70 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.26 RM 1.31 RM      +3.95 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.66 RM 27.62 RM      -3.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 RM 2.92 RM      -0.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.61 RM 1.92 RM      +19.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.06 RM 5.33 RM      +5.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.96 RM 25.44 RM      -39.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.50 RM 5.49 RM      -0.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.08 RM 13.28 RM      -17.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.09 RM 4.15 RM      -18.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.49 RM 2.47 RM      -0.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.84 RM 3.70 RM      -23.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 RM 1.97 RM      -8.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.85 RM 1.51 RM      -18.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.62 RM 1.68 RM      -53.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.01 RM 3.91 RM      -2.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 RM 2.47 RM      +11.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 60.00 RM      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.61 RM 12.09 RM      +58.85 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.37 RM 12.70 RM      -11.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 17.00 RM 17.00 RM      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.30 RM 3.00 RM      +30.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 RM 120.00 RM      +26.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.75 RM 3.00 RM      -72.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 RM 2.41 RM      -46.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 RM 25.00 RM      -9.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.69 RM 8.53 RM      +10.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,300.00 RM 149,888.00 RM      -0.27 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,180.00 RM 122,343.78 RM      +6.22 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.70 RM 223.35 RM      +54.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 RM 0.25 RM      -9.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 158.60 RM 168.71 RM      +6.37 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 134.08 RM 161.27 RM      +20.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.00 RM 25.00 RM      +47.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 16.00 RM      +6.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 416.67 RM 755.56 RM      +81.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 46,600.00 RM 28,580.00 RM      -38.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 236.27 RM 245.24 RM      +3.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 112.00 RM 130.69 RM      +16.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 270.91 RM 290.54 RM      +7.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 300.00 RM 287.82 RM      -4.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,158.64 RM 2,292.71 RM      +97.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 836.11 RM 1,357.26 RM      +62.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,350.00 RM 4,328.33 RM      +84.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,685.29 RM 2,110.41 RM      +25.23 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 710.13 RM 1,178.24 RM      +65.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 445.52 RM 582.60 RM      +30.77 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,400.73 RM 4,253.68 RM      +25.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.65 4.49      -3.40 %
Last update: January 2018January 2018
Contributors:109375
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: MYR