Cost of Living Comparison Between Stockholm and Kuala Lumpur 

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Cost of Living in Kuala Lumpur is 48.3% lower than in Stockholm (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur is 53.5% lower than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 64.6% lower than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 61.3% lower than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 37.9% lower than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 19.1% lower than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 67.64 RM
(150.00 kr)
20.00 RM
(44.35 kr)
     -70.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 405.82 RM
(900.00 kr)
140.00 RM
(310.48 kr)
     -65.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 48.25 RM
(107.00 kr)
20.00 RM
(44.35 kr)
     -58.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 33.82 RM
(75.00 kr)
18.00 RM
(39.92 kr)
     -46.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 31.56 RM
(70.00 kr)
25.00 RM
(55.44 kr)
     -20.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 20.36 RM
(45.15 kr)
13.01 RM
(28.86 kr)
     -36.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 11.45 RM
(25.39 kr)
3.46 RM
(7.68 kr)
     -69.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.96 RM
(22.10 kr)
2.18 RM
(4.84 kr)
     -78.1 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.46 RM
(58.68 kr)
31.23 RM
(69.26 kr)
     +18.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.04 RM
(26.70 kr)
3.81 RM
(8.44 kr)
     -68.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.99 RM
(17.72 kr)
2.92 RM
(6.47 kr)
     -63.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 19.32 RM
(42.85 kr)
9.31 RM
(20.66 kr)
     -51.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.47 RM
(52.04 kr)
27.52 RM
(61.02 kr)
     +17.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 25.34 RM
(56.21 kr)
9.03 RM
(20.02 kr)
     -64.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 38.20 RM
(84.72 kr)
20.75 RM
(46.02 kr)
     -45.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 6.79 RM
(15.05 kr)
5.39 RM
(11.95 kr)
     -20.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 5.31 RM
(11.77 kr)
2.88 RM
(6.39 kr)
     -45.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.86 RM
(15.22 kr)
5.33 RM
(11.83 kr)
     -22.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.70 RM
(21.50 kr)
2.96 RM
(6.56 kr)
     -69.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.38 RM
(7.49 kr)
1.94 RM
(4.30 kr)
     -42.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.93 RM
(8.72 kr)
1.98 RM
(4.39 kr)
     -49.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.29 RM
(25.04 kr)
4.59 RM
(10.18 kr)
     -59.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.63 RM
(14.71 kr)
2.96 RM
(6.57 kr)
     -55.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 54.11 RM
(120.00 kr)
70.00 RM
(155.24 kr)
     +29.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.20 RM
(20.39 kr)
13.84 RM
(30.70 kr)
     +50.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.22 RM
(22.67 kr)
18.81 RM
(41.72 kr)
     +84.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.01 RM
(71.00 kr)
18.00 RM
(39.92 kr)
     -43.8 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 18.94 RM
(42.00 kr)
3.00 RM
(6.65 kr)
     -84.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 459.93 RM
(1,020.00 kr)
50.00 RM
(110.89 kr)
     -89.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 27.05 RM
(60.00 kr)
5.00 RM
(11.09 kr)
     -81.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.77 RM
(48.28 kr)
8.05 RM
(17.85 kr)
     -63.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 254.76 RM
(565.00 kr)
15.00 RM
(33.27 kr)
     -94.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 33.42 RM
(74.11 kr)
7.80 RM
(17.29 kr)
     -76.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 139,330.47 RM
(309,000.00 kr)
165,000.00 RM
(365,928.57 kr)
     +18.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 146,714.09 RM
(325,375.00 kr)
138,313.14 RM
(306,743.82 kr)
     -5.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 805.67 RM
(1,786.77 kr)
281.24 RM
(623.72 kr)
     -65.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 121.26 RM
(268.92 kr)
52.72 RM
(116.92 kr)
     -56.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 139.15 RM
(308.59 kr)
119.19 RM
(264.34 kr)
     -14.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 186.01 RM
(412.52 kr)
204.77 RM
(454.12 kr)
     +10.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 160.16 RM
(355.20 kr)
34.17 RM
(75.77 kr)
     -78.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 71.69 RM
(159.00 kr)
20.00 RM
(44.35 kr)
     -72.1 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 665.06 RM
(1,474.93 kr)
1,037.50 RM
(2,300.91 kr)
     +56.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 33,968.83 RM
(75,334.33 kr)
35,227.27 RM
(78,125.24 kr)
     +3.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 379.79 RM
(842.28 kr)
238.21 RM
(528.28 kr)
     -37.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 202.89 RM
(449.96 kr)
158.26 RM
(350.98 kr)
     -22.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 465.81 RM
(1,033.05 kr)
327.90 RM
(727.19 kr)
     -29.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 705.04 RM
(1,563.59 kr)
314.23 RM
(696.88 kr)
     -55.4 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,394.00 RM
(16,398.04 kr)
2,321.46 RM
(5,148.42 kr)
     -68.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,503.68 RM
(9,988.04 kr)
1,607.69 RM
(3,565.46 kr)
     -64.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,323.71 RM
(27,330.90 kr)
4,888.46 RM
(10,841.38 kr)
     -60.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,251.61 RM
(18,300.00 kr)
2,681.03 RM
(5,945.86 kr)
     -67.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,402.67 RM
(9,764.03 kr)
1,120.72 RM
(2,485.47 kr)
     -74.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,438.16 RM
(5,407.22 kr)
546.41 RM
(1,211.81 kr)
     -77.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,124.44 RM
(35,759.97 kr)
6,068.72 RM
(13,458.90 kr)
     -62.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.48 4.34      -3.1 %
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