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Cost of Living Comparison Between Penang and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 6.94% lower than in Penang
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 5.85% higher than in Penang
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 75.18% higher than in Penang
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 0.37% higher than in Penang
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 17.31% lower than in Penang
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 17.07% 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) 10.82 RM 10.57 RM      -2.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.45 RM 2.44 RM      -0.41 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.27 RM 1.34 RM      +5.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.39 RM 27.14 RM      -4.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.98 RM 2.95 RM      -1.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 RM 2.21 RM      +44.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.07 RM 5.42 RM      +6.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 44.00 RM 29.33 RM      -33.33 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.74 RM 5.52 RM      -3.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.70 RM 13.34 RM      -24.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.43 RM 4.12 RM      -24.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.27 RM 2.52 RM      +10.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.99 RM 3.79 RM      -24.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 RM 1.90 RM      -14.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.12 RM 1.67 RM      -20.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.65 RM 1.71 RM      -53.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.21 RM 4.06 RM      -3.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 RM 2.44 RM      +3.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 60.00 RM      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.13 RM 11.87 RM      +66.44 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.93 RM 12.36 RM      -11.24 %
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) 10.75 RM 3.00 RM      -72.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.26 RM 2.41 RM      -43.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM 25.00 RM      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.58 RM 8.37 RM      +10.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 RM 149,000.00 RM      -0.67 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 113,750.00 RM 121,895.46 RM      +7.16 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.75 RM 219.62 RM      +49.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 RM 0.25 RM      -10.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 158.60 RM 168.83 RM      +6.45 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132.42 RM 167.57 RM      +26.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.00 RM 25.00 RM      +47.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 15.75 RM      +5.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 416.67 RM 753.57 RM      +80.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 46,600.00 RM 24,114.29 RM      -48.25 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 229.08 RM 247.97 RM      +8.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 115.20 RM 140.81 RM      +22.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 270.91 RM 285.49 RM      +5.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 300.00 RM 298.17 RM      -0.61 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,005.00 RM 2,280.36 RM      +126.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 712.50 RM 1,336.93 RM      +87.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,273.33 RM 4,230.80 RM      +86.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,679.41 RM 2,084.79 RM      +24.14 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 718.29 RM 1,143.92 RM      +59.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.22 RM 584.30 RM      +32.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,429.36 RM 4,249.38 RM      +23.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 4.67 4.48      -4.12 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:104391
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: MYR