Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Kuala Lumpur 

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 3.6% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 17.3% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 43.2% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 34.6% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 30.2% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 28.6% higher than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(41.41 RM)
309.07 руб
(16.00 RM)
     -61.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,900.00 руб
(201.90 RM)
2,318.02 руб
(120.00 RM)
     -40.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(20.71 RM)
386.34 руб
(20.00 RM)
     -3.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(15.53 RM)
299.41 руб
(15.50 RM)
     -0.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(15.53 RM)
482.92 руб
(25.00 RM)
     +61.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 231.19 руб
(11.97 RM)
247.21 руб
(12.80 RM)
     +6.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 92.60 руб
(4.79 RM)
67.55 руб
(3.50 RM)
     -27.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.79 руб
(2.73 RM)
41.53 руб
(2.15 RM)
     -21.3 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 322.57 руб
(16.70 RM)
582.49 руб
(30.15 RM)
     +80.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.94 руб
(2.64 RM)
72.14 руб
(3.73 RM)
     +41.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.41 руб
(2.87 RM)
57.71 руб
(2.99 RM)
     +4.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 146.65 руб
(7.59 RM)
173.46 руб
(8.98 RM)
     +18.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 379.17 руб
(19.63 RM)
531.52 руб
(27.52 RM)
     +40.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 184.83 руб
(9.57 RM)
175.38 руб
(9.08 RM)
     -5.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 358.04 руб
(18.54 RM)
401.56 руб
(20.79 RM)
     +12.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 54.19 руб
(2.81 RM)
103.54 руб
(5.36 RM)
     +91.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 55.68 руб
(2.88 RM)
56.41 руб
(2.92 RM)
     +1.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 73.20 руб
(3.79 RM)
106.60 руб
(5.52 RM)
     +45.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 109.20 руб
(5.65 RM)
56.78 руб
(2.94 RM)
     -48.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.27 руб
(1.00 RM)
37.67 руб
(1.95 RM)
     +95.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.41 руб
(1.00 RM)
35.97 руб
(1.86 RM)
     +85.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 101.96 руб
(5.28 RM)
86.69 руб
(4.49 RM)
     -15.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.61 руб
(2.72 RM)
56.95 руб
(2.95 RM)
     +8.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(31.06 RM)
1,352.18 руб
(70.00 RM)
     +125.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 73.92 руб
(3.83 RM)
264.17 руб
(13.68 RM)
     +257.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 159.79 руб
(8.27 RM)
360.56 руб
(18.67 RM)
     +125.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 220.00 руб
(11.39 RM)
347.70 руб
(18.00 RM)
     +58.0 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 56.00 руб
(2.90 RM)
57.95 руб
(3.00 RM)
     +3.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(141.33 RM)
965.84 руб
(50.00 RM)
     -64.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(10.35 RM)
96.58 руб
(5.00 RM)
     -51.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 руб
(3.75 RM)
155.44 руб
(8.05 RM)
     +114.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(27.95 RM)
289.75 руб
(15.00 RM)
     -46.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 209.73 руб
(10.86 RM)
150.17 руб
(7.77 RM)
     -28.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(155,305.13 RM)
3,090,690.02 руб
(160,000.00 RM)
     +3.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,927,720.32 руб
(151,563.32 RM)
2,590,742.39 руб
(134,118.52 RM)
     -11.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,134.14 руб
(524.63 RM)
5,094.27 руб
(263.72 RM)
     -49.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 572.47 руб
(29.64 RM)
1,009.72 руб
(52.27 RM)
     +76.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 525.14 руб
(27.19 RM)
2,359.35 руб
(122.14 RM)
     +349.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,122.14 руб
(161.63 RM)
3,988.92 руб
(206.50 RM)
     +27.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,361.11 руб
(122.23 RM)
676.09 руб
(35.00 RM)
     -71.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(25.88 RM)
386.34 руб
(20.00 RM)
     -22.7 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,002.49 руб
(2,174.40 RM)
19,762.59 руб
(1,023.08 RM)
     -52.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 991,790.58 руб
(51,343.39 RM)
632,186.59 руб
(32,727.27 RM)
     -36.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,923.25 руб
(410.17 RM)
4,444.87 руб
(230.10 RM)
     -43.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,866.67 руб
(200.17 RM)
2,751.04 руб
(142.42 RM)
     -28.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,219.30 руб
(529.04 RM)
6,458.77 руб
(334.36 RM)
     -36.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,425.53 руб
(487.94 RM)
5,810.50 руб
(300.80 RM)
     -38.4 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,246.75 руб
(3,843.63 RM)
44,285.58 руб
(2,292.59 RM)
     -40.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,398.77 руб
(2,298.45 RM)
29,046.76 руб
(1,503.70 RM)
     -34.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 161,901.96 руб
(8,381.40 RM)
85,993.12 руб
(4,451.72 RM)
     -46.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 86,814.81 руб
(4,494.26 RM)
49,191.26 руб
(2,546.55 RM)
     -43.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,057.00 руб
(2,384.30 RM)
20,192.82 руб
(1,045.35 RM)
     -56.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,061.75 руб
(1,349.17 RM)
10,166.24 руб
(526.29 RM)
     -61.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 106,624.05 руб
(5,519.75 RM)
113,427.25 руб
(5,871.94 RM)
     +6.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.38 4.12      -66.7 %
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