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Cost of Living Comparison Between Penang and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 5.12% lower than in Penang
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 5.96% higher than in Penang
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 59.89% higher than in Penang
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 6.83% higher than in Penang
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 13.71% lower than in Penang
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 13.39% higher than in Penang
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM 11.50 RM      -4.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM 70.00 RM      +16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM 15.00 RM      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 14.00 RM 15.00 RM      +7.14 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM 18.00 RM      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.73 RM 10.65 RM      -0.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.35 RM 2.40 RM      +1.81 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.42 RM 1.37 RM      -3.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.39 RM 26.68 RM      -6.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.78 RM 2.97 RM      +6.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.77 RM 2.00 RM      +13.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.06 RM 5.41 RM      +6.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 39.46 RM 25.06 RM      -36.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.03 RM 6.00 RM      -0.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.22 RM 14.01 RM      -13.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.90 RM 4.31 RM      -12.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.42 RM 2.62 RM      +8.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.99 RM 3.78 RM      -24.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 RM 2.10 RM      +1.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.84 RM 1.44 RM      -22.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.78 RM 1.60 RM      -42.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.66 RM 3.79 RM      +3.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 RM 2.51 RM      +21.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 63.50 RM 65.00 RM      +2.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.65 RM 12.71 RM      +66.09 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.53 RM 14.39 RM      +6.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (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) 13.50 RM 3.00 RM      -77.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM 2.41 RM      -50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 RM 25.00 RM      -9.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.53 RM 8.54 RM      +0.15 %
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) 120,116.67 RM 115,384.97 RM      -3.94 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.24 RM 203.86 RM      +30.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 RM 0.27 RM      -7.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 160.56 RM 169.52 RM      +5.58 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 135.75 RM 161.43 RM      +18.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.40 RM 27.33 RM      +89.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 16.00 RM      +6.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 480.00 RM 667.44 RM      +39.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,960.00 RM 28,053.33 RM      -26.10 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 217.07 RM 229.33 RM      +5.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 105.58 RM 134.44 RM      +27.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 285.00 RM 287.25 RM      +0.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 297.00 RM 272.25 RM      -8.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,172.73 RM 2,156.81 RM      +83.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 906.25 RM 1,327.95 RM      +46.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,443.75 RM 4,188.71 RM      +71.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,610.71 RM 2,161.90 RM      +34.22 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 707.80 RM 1,169.93 RM      +65.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 453.26 RM 610.38 RM      +34.66 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,579.36 RM 4,300.39 RM      +20.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.57 4.51      -1.39 %
Last update: May 2018May 2018
Contributors:95397
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: MYR