Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Kuala Lumpur 

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 53.44% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 65.62% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 81.35% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 72.38% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 36.51% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 27.12% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(85.99 RM)
2.18 £
(12.50 RM)
     -85.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(343.95 RM)
13.96 £
(80.00 RM)
     -76.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(34.40 RM)
2.62 £
(15.00 RM)
     -56.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(28.66 RM)
2.62 £
(15.00 RM)
     -47.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.78 £
(27.39 RM)
3.49 £
(20.00 RM)
     -26.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 £
(16.66 RM)
1.98 £
(11.38 RM)
     -31.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £
(8.60 RM)
0.46 £
(2.61 RM)
     -69.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £
(6.48 RM)
0.25 £
(1.44 RM)
     -77.80 %
Markets
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.56 £
(20.41 RM)
4.48 £
(25.69 RM)
     +25.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £
(5.17 RM)
0.50 £
(2.89 RM)
     -44.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(4.01 RM)
0.36 £
(2.08 RM)
     -48.26 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 £
(12.54 RM)
1.08 £
(6.22 RM)
     -50.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.97 £
(17.04 RM)
3.14 £
(18.02 RM)
     +5.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £
(16.10 RM)
1.06 £
(6.06 RM)
     -62.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.46 £
(25.56 RM)
2.89 £
(16.55 RM)
     -35.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 £
(5.70 RM)
0.78 £
(4.50 RM)
     -21.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(2.87 RM)
0.45 £
(2.57 RM)
     -10.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(5.22 RM)
0.75 £
(4.29 RM)
     -17.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £
(6.63 RM)
0.38 £
(2.16 RM)
     -67.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £
(3.10 RM)
0.29 £
(1.68 RM)
     -45.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(2.90 RM)
0.32 £
(1.81 RM)
     -37.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(4.49 RM)
0.68 £
(3.93 RM)
     -12.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 £
(4.80 RM)
0.42 £
(2.43 RM)
     -49.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(45.86 RM)
12.65 £
(72.50 RM)
     +58.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(10.44 RM)
1.77 £
(10.13 RM)
     -3.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £
(11.27 RM)
2.71 £
(15.56 RM)
     +38.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(68.79 RM)
3.14 £
(18.00 RM)
     -73.83 %
Transportation
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(16.05 RM)
0.51 £
(2.95 RM)
     -81.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 £
(866.11 RM)
17.44 £
(100.00 RM)
     -88.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(17.20 RM)
0.61 £
(3.50 RM)
     -79.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(15.68 RM)
0.84 £
(4.83 RM)
     -69.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(165.10 RM)
2.79 £
(16.00 RM)
     -90.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.54 £
(26.00 RM)
1.27 £
(7.27 RM)
     -72.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,300.00 £
(133,568.59 RM)
27,910.75 £
(160,000.00 RM)
     +19.79 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £
(130,912.18 RM)
22,422.95 £
(128,540.84 RM)
     -1.81 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180.88 £
(1,036.88 RM)
35.30 £
(202.37 RM)
     -80.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.73 RM)
0.04 £
(0.23 RM)
     -68.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.16 £
(184.35 RM)
20.62 £
(118.23 RM)
     -35.87 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.94 £
(257.63 RM)
28.57 £
(163.77 RM)
     -36.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.52 £
(60.30 RM)
5.04 £
(28.86 RM)
     -52.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.25 £
(75.96 RM)
3.14 £
(18.00 RM)
     -76.30 %
Childcare
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,441.00 £
(8,260.62 RM)
129.49 £
(742.33 RM)
     -91.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,146.00 £
(104,022.99 RM)
5,629.55 £
(32,271.72 RM)
     -68.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.54 £
(341.33 RM)
35.50 £
(203.50 RM)
     -40.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.15 £
(172.84 RM)
19.54 £
(112.00 RM)
     -35.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.18 £
(396.58 RM)
49.51 £
(283.81 RM)
     -28.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.67 £
(496.82 RM)
45.76 £
(262.30 RM)
     -47.21 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,698.42 £
(9,736.28 RM)
336.36 £
(1,928.21 RM)
     -80.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,253.38 £
(7,185.09 RM)
207.32 £
(1,188.46 RM)
     -83.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,286.84 £
(18,842.01 RM)
620.28 £
(3,555.81 RM)
     -81.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,085.83 £
(11,957.12 RM)
387.02 £
(2,218.60 RM)
     -81.45 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,013.68 £
(5,810.98 RM)
184.17 £
(1,055.75 RM)
     -81.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £
(2,969.91 RM)
95.94 £
(549.98 RM)
     -81.48 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,953.99 £
(16,933.93 RM)
740.19 £
(4,243.16 RM)
     -74.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.63 4.24      +60.94 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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