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Cost of Living Comparison Between Penang and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 2.19% lower than in Penang
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 10.21% higher than in Penang
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 71.47% higher than in Penang
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 16.90% higher than in Penang
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.89% lower than in Penang
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 10.84% higher than in Penang
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM 15.00 RM      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM 75.00 RM      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.75 RM 13.00 RM      +1.96 %
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) 10.51 RM 10.83 RM      +3.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.32 RM 2.49 RM      +7.11 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.23 RM 1.48 RM      +21.22 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.81 RM 27.13 RM      +1.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.97 RM 3.06 RM      +3.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.67 RM 2.39 RM      +42.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.19 RM 5.48 RM      +5.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 36.92 RM 30.79 RM      -16.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.14 RM 5.79 RM      -5.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.62 RM 12.87 RM      -26.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.21 RM 4.24 RM      -18.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.55 RM 2.60 RM      +1.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.54 RM 3.82 RM      -15.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 RM 2.00 RM      -14.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.27 RM 1.99 RM      -12.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.67 RM 1.70 RM      -53.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.10 RM 4.19 RM      +2.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 RM 2.48 RM      +1.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 55.00 RM 60.00 RM      +9.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.16 RM 11.98 RM      +46.73 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.83 RM 12.83 RM      -7.27 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 17.00 RM 17.00 RM      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM 3.00 RM      +50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 110.00 RM 125.00 RM      +13.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 RM 3.00 RM      -70.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM 2.41 RM      -50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM 25.00 RM      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.36 RM 8.05 RM      +9.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 RM 149,944.00 RM      -0.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 111,666.67 RM 122,099.36 RM      +9.34 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.29 RM 215.27 RM      +36.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 RM 0.25 RM      -11.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 156.33 RM 167.14 RM      +6.91 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 133.25 RM 168.35 RM      +26.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.40 RM 24.71 RM      +34.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 15.00 RM      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 475.00 RM 829.17 RM      +74.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 54,000.00 RM 27,600.00 RM      -48.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 248.09 RM 248.50 RM      +0.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 133.00 RM 140.50 RM      +5.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 281.67 RM 293.04 RM      +4.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 300.00 RM 280.69 RM      -6.44 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,095.45 RM 2,368.87 RM      +116.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 822.50 RM 1,334.61 RM      +62.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,357.14 RM 4,522.52 RM      +91.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,782.14 RM 2,155.84 RM      +20.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 681.78 RM 1,031.67 RM      +51.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 396.02 RM 559.34 RM      +41.24 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,517.58 RM 4,296.77 RM      +22.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.71 4.56      -3.30 %
Last update: July 2017July 2017
Contributors:100406
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: MYR