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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.04% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 20.83% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 33.62% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 6.26% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 16.90% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 67.50% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(7.64 RM)
94.28 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +57.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(101.83 RM)
549.94 ฿
(70.00 RM)
     -31.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 160.00 ฿
(20.37 RM)
94.28 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -41.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(7.64 RM)
102.13 ฿
(13.00 RM)
     +70.22 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 135.00 ฿
(17.18 RM)
117.84 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -12.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 74.41 ฿
(9.47 RM)
84.45 ฿
(10.75 RM)
     +13.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.68 ฿
(2.25 RM)
18.36 ฿
(2.34 RM)
     +3.86 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.94 ฿
(1.14 RM)
11.43 ฿
(1.45 RM)
     +27.89 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 192.10 ฿
(24.45 RM)
204.80 ฿
(26.07 RM)
     +6.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 32.67 ฿
(4.16 RM)
23.14 ฿
(2.95 RM)
     -29.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.22 ฿
(2.70 RM)
21.96 ฿
(2.79 RM)
     +3.47 %
Eggs (12) 57.24 ฿
(7.29 RM)
43.99 ฿
(5.60 RM)
     -23.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 255.15 ฿
(32.48 RM)
253.56 ฿
(32.27 RM)
     -0.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 50.77 ฿
(6.46 RM)
43.21 ฿
(5.50 RM)
     -14.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 161.21 ฿
(20.52 RM)
92.97 ฿
(11.83 RM)
     -42.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 48.64 ฿
(6.19 RM)
33.09 ฿
(4.21 RM)
     -31.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 22.00 ฿
(2.80 RM)
21.17 ฿
(2.69 RM)
     -3.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.45 ฿
(4.26 RM)
30.46 ฿
(3.88 RM)
     -8.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.40 ฿
(2.47 RM)
16.39 ฿
(2.09 RM)
     -15.52 %
Potato (1 lb) 27.11 ฿
(3.45 RM)
16.43 ฿
(2.09 RM)
     -39.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 20.11 ฿
(2.56 RM)
12.72 ฿
(1.62 RM)
     -36.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 37.78 ฿
(4.81 RM)
33.72 ฿
(4.29 RM)
     -10.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.17 ฿
(2.19 RM)
20.14 ฿
(2.56 RM)
     +17.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(89.10 RM)
471.38 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -32.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 59.00 ฿
(7.51 RM)
86.19 ฿
(10.97 RM)
     +46.08 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 106.15 ฿
(13.51 RM)
104.59 ฿
(13.31 RM)
     -1.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 120.00 ฿
(15.27 RM)
133.56 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +11.30 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(4.46 RM)
23.57 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -32.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,225.00 ฿
(155.93 RM)
942.76 ฿
(120.00 RM)
     -23.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.46 RM)
23.57 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -32.66 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.23 RM)
18.97 ฿
(2.41 RM)
     +96.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(15.27 RM)
185.41 ฿
(23.60 RM)
     +54.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 101.44 ฿
(12.91 RM)
56.02 ฿
(7.13 RM)
     -44.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ฿
(108,193.51 RM)
1,099,881.16 ฿
(140,000.00 RM)
     +29.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 817,590.08 ฿
(104,068.16 RM)
916,928.35 ฿
(116,712.58 RM)
     +12.15 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,644.69 ฿
(336.63 RM)
1,480.61 ฿
(188.46 RM)
     -44.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.88 ฿
(0.24 RM)
2.01 ฿
(0.26 RM)
     +7.38 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 607.48 ฿
(77.32 RM)
1,267.44 ฿
(161.33 RM)
     +108.64 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,225.32 ฿
(283.25 RM)
1,242.43 ฿
(158.14 RM)
     -44.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 269.09 ฿
(34.25 RM)
218.85 ฿
(27.86 RM)
     -18.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(25.46 RM)
117.84 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -41.08 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,166.67 ฿
(530.36 RM)
4,661.40 ฿
(593.33 RM)
     +11.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 700,000.00 ฿
(89,100.54 RM)
255,329.55 ฿
(32,500.00 RM)
     -63.52 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,048.75 ฿
(260.78 RM)
1,825.84 ฿
(232.40 RM)
     -10.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,126.15 ฿
(143.34 RM)
1,043.65 ฿
(132.84 RM)
     -7.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,992.19 ฿
(380.87 RM)
2,170.41 ฿
(276.26 RM)
     -27.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,529.17 ฿
(321.93 RM)
2,069.00 ฿
(263.36 RM)
     -18.19 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,051.78 ฿
(2,552.32 RM)
18,616.96 ฿
(2,369.69 RM)
     -7.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,402.05 ฿
(1,069.47 RM)
9,981.25 ฿
(1,270.48 RM)
     +18.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 61,729.22 ฿
(7,857.30 RM)
33,697.99 ฿
(4,289.30 RM)
     -45.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,133.59 ฿
(3,581.03 RM)
16,365.04 ฿
(2,083.05 RM)
     -41.83 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,224.91 ฿
(1,683.35 RM)
7,188.49 ฿
(915.00 RM)
     -45.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,344.68 ฿
(807.59 RM)
3,890.49 ฿
(495.21 RM)
     -38.68 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 25,732.76 ฿
(3,275.43 RM)
34,123.25 ฿
(4,343.43 RM)
     +32.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.17 4.57      -11.66 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:299416
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB