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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 13.36% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 19.76% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 33.58% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 7.66% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 19.30% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 71.91% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(7.53 RM)
103.59 ฿
(13.00 RM)
     +72.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ฿
(87.84 RM)
557.81 ฿
(70.00 RM)
     -20.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 160.00 ฿
(20.08 RM)
95.62 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -40.23 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 ฿
(8.16 RM)
119.53 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +83.89 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 130.00 ฿
(16.31 RM)
143.44 ฿
(18.00 RM)
     +10.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 70.41 ฿
(8.84 RM)
86.63 ฿
(10.87 RM)
     +23.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.60 ฿
(2.21 RM)
19.16 ฿
(2.40 RM)
     +8.86 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.77 ฿
(1.10 RM)
11.67 ฿
(1.46 RM)
     +33.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 204.50 ฿
(25.66 RM)
208.94 ฿
(26.22 RM)
     +2.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 33.63 ฿
(4.22 RM)
23.06 ฿
(2.89 RM)
     -31.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 20.06 ฿
(2.52 RM)
20.37 ฿
(2.56 RM)
     +1.50 %
Eggs (12) 59.63 ฿
(7.48 RM)
43.25 ฿
(5.43 RM)
     -27.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 283.50 ฿
(35.58 RM)
235.75 ฿
(29.58 RM)
     -16.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 48.79 ฿
(6.12 RM)
43.37 ฿
(5.44 RM)
     -11.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 170.58 ฿
(21.41 RM)
93.90 ฿
(11.78 RM)
     -44.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 46.42 ฿
(5.82 RM)
34.14 ฿
(4.28 RM)
     -26.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 23.49 ฿
(2.95 RM)
20.07 ฿
(2.52 RM)
     -14.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 34.02 ฿
(4.27 RM)
32.10 ฿
(4.03 RM)
     -5.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 17.77 ฿
(2.23 RM)
16.31 ฿
(2.05 RM)
     -8.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 27.67 ฿
(3.47 RM)
16.34 ฿
(2.05 RM)
     -40.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 20.18 ฿
(2.53 RM)
13.92 ฿
(1.75 RM)
     -31.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 37.31 ฿
(4.68 RM)
34.37 ฿
(4.31 RM)
     -7.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.70 ฿
(2.22 RM)
19.90 ฿
(2.50 RM)
     +12.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(87.84 RM)
478.12 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -31.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.29 ฿
(7.57 RM)
86.59 ฿
(10.87 RM)
     +43.62 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 106.79 ฿
(13.40 RM)
95.58 ฿
(11.99 RM)
     -10.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 120.00 ฿
(15.06 RM)
135.47 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +12.89 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(4.39 RM)
23.91 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -31.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,100.00 ฿
(138.04 RM)
956.24 ฿
(120.00 RM)
     -13.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.39 RM)
23.91 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -31.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.21 RM)
19.24 ฿
(2.41 RM)
     +99.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(15.06 RM)
179.30 ฿
(22.50 RM)
     +49.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 102.73 ฿
(12.89 RM)
62.03 ฿
(7.78 RM)
     -39.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 869,000.00 ฿
(109,051.60 RM)
1,190,875.13 ฿
(149,444.00 RM)
     +37.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 803,262.93 ฿
(100,802.19 RM)
943,741.28 ฿
(118,430.95 RM)
     +17.49 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,843.14 ฿
(356.79 RM)
1,648.88 ฿
(206.92 RM)
     -42.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.74 ฿
(0.22 RM)
2.05 ฿
(0.26 RM)
     +17.81 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 603.42 ฿
(75.72 RM)
1,292.77 ฿
(162.23 RM)
     +114.24 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,285.31 ฿
(286.79 RM)
1,301.20 ฿
(163.29 RM)
     -43.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 304.29 ฿
(38.19 RM)
196.56 ฿
(24.67 RM)
     -35.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(25.10 RM)
119.53 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -40.23 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,087.07 ฿
(1,140.34 RM)
7,171.83 ฿
(900.00 RM)
     -21.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 532,857.14 ฿
(66,868.73 RM)
249,022.03 ฿
(31,250.00 RM)
     -53.27 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,003.87 ฿
(251.47 RM)
1,859.36 ฿
(233.33 RM)
     -7.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,100.91 ฿
(138.15 RM)
1,024.62 ฿
(128.58 RM)
     -6.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,913.54 ฿
(365.62 RM)
2,286.42 ฿
(286.92 RM)
     -21.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,486.96 ฿
(312.09 RM)
2,158.10 ฿
(270.82 RM)
     -13.22 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,254.94 ฿
(2,541.81 RM)
18,922.24 ฿
(2,374.57 RM)
     -6.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,042.38 ฿
(1,134.74 RM)
10,669.16 ฿
(1,338.88 RM)
     +17.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,432.27 ฿
(8,085.66 RM)
34,030.61 ฿
(4,270.53 RM)
     -47.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 29,051.33 ฿
(3,645.68 RM)
17,019.07 ฿
(2,135.74 RM)
     -41.42 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,006.32 ฿
(1,632.17 RM)
7,797.96 ฿
(978.57 RM)
     -40.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,296.71 ฿
(790.18 RM)
4,108.86 ฿
(515.63 RM)
     -34.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,649.40 ฿
(3,093.28 RM)
34,001.54 ฿
(4,266.88 RM)
     +37.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.23 4.56      -12.84 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:309420
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: THB