Cost of Living Comparison Between Kuala Lumpur and Seremban 

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Consumer Prices in Seremban are 5.2% lower than in Kuala Lumpur (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seremban are 17.7% lower than in Kuala Lumpur
Rent Prices in Seremban are 55.7% lower than in Kuala Lumpur
Restaurant Prices in Seremban are 31.4% lower than in Kuala Lumpur
Groceries Prices in Seremban are 4.4% lower than in Kuala Lumpur
Local Purchasing Power in Seremban is 56.1% lower than in Kuala Lumpur
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Restaurants
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 RM 12.00 RM      -33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 RM 80.00 RM      -38.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 RM 16.50 RM      -17.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.50 RM 15.00 RM      -3.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 RM 10.00 RM      -60.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 12.76 RM 10.67 RM      -16.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.57 RM 3.05 RM      -14.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 RM 1.93 RM      -10.7 %
Markets
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 30.31 RM 25.85 RM      -14.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.78 RM 3.40 RM      -10.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.94 RM 4.38 RM      +48.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.33 RM 9.80 RM      +5.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 27.42 RM 23.79 RM      -13.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.05 RM 7.71 RM      -14.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 20.64 RM 16.48 RM      -20.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.30 RM 6.20 RM      +17.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.89 RM 2.57 RM      -11.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.33 RM 6.77 RM      +27.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.02 RM 2.27 RM      -25.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.01 RM 1.51 RM      -25.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.95 RM 2.02 RM      +3.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.55 RM 4.67 RM      +2.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.98 RM 2.58 RM      -13.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 RM 75.00 RM      +7.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.84 RM 11.87 RM      -14.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.92 RM 18.33 RM      -3.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 RM 18.00 RM      0.0 %
Transportation
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 RM 5.00 RM      +66.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 RM 150.00 RM      +200.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 RM 3.00 RM      -40.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 RM 5.63 RM      -30.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM 16.50 RM      +10.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.77 RM 7.76 RM      -0.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 RM 200,000.00 RM      +25.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,022.10 RM 137,070.25 RM      +1.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 272.91 RM 149.45 RM      -45.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.02 RM 38.12 RM      -25.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.73 RM 119.75 RM      +0.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 207.80 RM 260.00 RM      +25.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.42 RM 21.00 RM      -40.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 RM 16.50 RM      -17.5 %
Childcare
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,045.83 RM 705.00 RM      -32.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,333.33 RM 19,000.00 RM      -41.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 228.38 RM 275.00 RM      +20.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 148.22 RM 115.00 RM      -22.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 328.36 RM 300.00 RM      -8.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 302.80 RM 212.50 RM      -29.8 %
Rent Per Month
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,435.55 RM 933.33 RM      -61.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,669.57 RM 850.00 RM      -49.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,717.86 RM 2,033.33 RM      -56.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,666.00 RM 1,266.67 RM      -52.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,091.95 RM 463.33 RM      -57.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 531.38 RM 296.66 RM      -44.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Kuala Lumpur Edit Seremban Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,946.51 RM 2,150.00 RM      -63.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.21 3.89      -7.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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