Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Kuala Lumpur 

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Cost of Living in Kuala Lumpur is 47.9% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur is 51.8% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 60.8% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 62.2% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 32.9% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 19.4% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(89.84 RM)
3.34 £
(20.00 RM)
     -77.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(359.36 RM)
23.37 £
(140.00 RM)
     -61.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(41.93 RM)
3.34 £
(20.00 RM)
     -52.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(26.95 RM)
3.01 £
(18.00 RM)
     -33.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(29.95 RM)
4.17 £
(25.00 RM)
     -16.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.31 £
(19.84 RM)
2.17 £
(13.01 RM)
     -34.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 £
(10.33 RM)
0.58 £
(3.46 RM)
     -66.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 £
(7.22 RM)
0.36 £
(2.18 RM)
     -69.8 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(28.10 RM)
5.17 £
(30.97 RM)
     +10.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(6.61 RM)
0.64 £
(3.81 RM)
     -42.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £
(4.36 RM)
0.49 £
(2.92 RM)
     -33.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 £
(17.32 RM)
1.56 £
(9.31 RM)
     -46.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 £
(20.92 RM)
4.56 £
(27.32 RM)
     +30.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £
(18.27 RM)
1.51 £
(9.03 RM)
     -50.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.87 £
(29.18 RM)
3.46 £
(20.75 RM)
     -28.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £
(6.25 RM)
0.90 £
(5.39 RM)
     -13.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(2.92 RM)
0.48 £
(2.88 RM)
     -1.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 £
(6.02 RM)
0.89 £
(5.33 RM)
     -11.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 £
(9.30 RM)
0.49 £
(2.96 RM)
     -68.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(2.74 RM)
0.32 £
(1.94 RM)
     -29.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 £
(2.96 RM)
0.33 £
(1.98 RM)
     -33.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(4.78 RM)
0.77 £
(4.59 RM)
     -4.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £
(5.30 RM)
0.49 £
(2.96 RM)
     -44.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(47.91 RM)
11.69 £
(70.00 RM)
     +46.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 £
(11.25 RM)
2.31 £
(13.84 RM)
     +23.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 £
(12.90 RM)
3.14 £
(18.81 RM)
     +45.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.68 £
(87.89 RM)
3.01 £
(18.00 RM)
     -79.5 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.77 £
(16.62 RM)
0.50 £
(3.00 RM)
     -81.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.80 £
(370.14 RM)
8.35 £
(50.00 RM)
     -86.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(23.96 RM)
0.83 £
(5.00 RM)
     -79.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.57 £
(15.42 RM)
1.34 £
(8.05 RM)
     -47.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
(119.79 RM)
2.50 £
(15.00 RM)
     -87.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £
(34.28 RM)
1.30 £
(7.80 RM)
     -77.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(169,408.29 RM)
27,548.98 £
(165,000.00 RM)
     -2.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,571.43 £
(159,145.14 RM)
23,093.25 £
(138,313.14 RM)
     -13.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 271.35 £
(1,625.20 RM)
46.96 £
(281.24 RM)
     -82.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.94 £
(77.49 RM)
8.80 £
(52.72 RM)
     -32.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.62 £
(189.41 RM)
19.90 £
(119.19 RM)
     -37.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.74 £
(238.00 RM)
34.19 £
(204.77 RM)
     -14.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £
(83.85 RM)
5.70 £
(34.17 RM)
     -59.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(71.87 RM)
3.34 £
(20.00 RM)
     -72.2 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 903.57 £
(5,411.79 RM)
173.22 £
(1,037.50 RM)
     -80.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(58,396.00 RM)
5,881.67 £
(35,227.27 RM)
     -39.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.08 £
(437.68 RM)
39.77 £
(238.21 RM)
     -45.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.00 £
(215.61 RM)
26.42 £
(158.26 RM)
     -26.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.58 £
(536.54 RM)
54.75 £
(327.90 RM)
     -38.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.11 £
(455.85 RM)
52.47 £
(314.23 RM)
     -31.1 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,101.85 £
(6,599.32 RM)
387.60 £
(2,321.46 RM)
     -64.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 760.62 £
(4,555.64 RM)
268.43 £
(1,607.69 RM)
     -64.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,858.00 £
(11,128.18 RM)
816.19 £
(4,888.46 RM)
     -56.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,208.17 £
(7,236.11 RM)
457.42 £
(2,739.66 RM)
     -62.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.36 £
(1,637.27 RM)
187.12 £
(1,120.72 RM)
     -31.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 227.61 £
(1,363.21 RM)
91.23 £
(546.41 RM)
     -59.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,608.91 £
(15,625.62 RM)
1,013.26 £
(6,068.72 RM)
     -61.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.70 4.34      -23.8 %
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