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Cost of Living Comparison Between Penang and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 5.37% lower than in Penang
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 8.08% higher than in Penang
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 78.69% higher than in Penang
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 7.09% higher than in Penang
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.90% lower than in Penang
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 15.11% higher than in Penang
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM 14.00 RM      +16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 RM 70.00 RM      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM 13.00 RM      0.00 %
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) 10.66 RM 10.74 RM      +0.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.40 RM 2.45 RM      +1.88 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.27 RM 1.43 RM      +12.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.63 RM 27.29 RM      -1.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 RM 3.01 RM      +2.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.61 RM 2.31 RM      +42.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.21 RM 5.52 RM      +6.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 44.00 RM 30.82 RM      -29.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.93 RM 5.63 RM      -5.03 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.91 RM 13.04 RM      -27.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.77 RM 4.17 RM      -27.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.38 RM 2.72 RM      +14.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.84 RM 3.78 RM      -21.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 RM 2.02 RM      -9.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.15 RM 1.94 RM      -10.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.43 RM 1.68 RM      -50.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.06 RM 4.17 RM      +2.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 RM 2.47 RM      +11.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 60.00 RM      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.32 RM 11.92 RM      +62.72 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.94 RM 12.70 RM      -8.91 %
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 125.00 RM      +31.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.50 RM 3.00 RM      -68.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 RM 2.41 RM      -46.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 RM 25.00 RM      -28.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.55 RM 8.22 RM      +8.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 147,500.00 RM 149,888.00 RM      +1.62 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 113,750.00 RM 120,588.22 RM      +6.01 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.75 RM 214.01 RM      +45.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 RM 0.25 RM      -8.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 157.14 RM 168.12 RM      +6.99 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 135.36 RM 170.53 RM      +25.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.40 RM 24.44 RM      +32.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 15.25 RM      +1.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 416.67 RM 812.50 RM      +95.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 46,600.00 RM 26,615.38 RM      -42.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 229.08 RM 248.54 RM      +8.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 122.91 RM 143.93 RM      +17.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 269.17 RM 293.11 RM      +8.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 300.00 RM 290.46 RM      -3.18 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 RM 2,398.45 RM      +137.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 752.78 RM 1,380.19 RM      +83.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,386.67 RM 4,497.81 RM      +88.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,715.62 RM 2,203.77 RM      +28.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 696.80 RM 1,009.84 RM      +44.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 411.22 RM 571.07 RM      +38.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,429.36 RM 4,266.74 RM      +24.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.71 4.57      -3.00 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
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Currency: MYR