Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Kuala Lumpur 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Kuala Lumpur is 47.6% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur is 51.7% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 61.3% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 62.6% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 31.7% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 20.3% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(89.94 RM)
3.30 £
(19.76 RM)
     -78.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(359.77 RM)
23.44 £
(140.53 RM)
     -60.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(41.97 RM)
3.34 £
(20.00 RM)
     -52.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(26.98 RM)
2.67 £
(16.00 RM)
     -40.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(29.98 RM)
4.17 £
(25.00 RM)
     -16.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.30 £
(19.79 RM)
2.16 £
(12.95 RM)
     -34.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £
(10.56 RM)
0.58 £
(3.49 RM)
     -66.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £
(7.18 RM)
0.36 £
(2.15 RM)
     -70.1 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.68 £
(28.06 RM)
5.03 £
(30.14 RM)
     +7.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 £
(6.67 RM)
0.63 £
(3.77 RM)
     -43.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £
(4.38 RM)
0.49 £
(2.94 RM)
     -32.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.92 £
(17.50 RM)
1.53 £
(9.16 RM)
     -47.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.37 £
(20.23 RM)
4.57 £
(27.42 RM)
     +35.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £
(18.28 RM)
1.53 £
(9.16 RM)
     -49.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.91 £
(29.46 RM)
3.37 £
(20.18 RM)
     -31.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(6.16 RM)
0.90 £
(5.38 RM)
     -12.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(2.80 RM)
0.48 £
(2.91 RM)
     +3.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(5.69 RM)
0.89 £
(5.32 RM)
     -6.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 £
(9.31 RM)
0.50 £
(3.03 RM)
     -67.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £
(2.62 RM)
0.34 £
(2.01 RM)
     -23.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £
(2.72 RM)
0.32 £
(1.94 RM)
     -28.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(4.61 RM)
0.76 £
(4.55 RM)
     -1.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 £
(4.93 RM)
0.50 £
(3.02 RM)
     -38.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(47.97 RM)
11.67 £
(70.00 RM)
     +45.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 £
(10.48 RM)
2.31 £
(13.84 RM)
     +32.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(11.97 RM)
3.15 £
(18.92 RM)
     +58.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(83.95 RM)
3.00 £
(18.00 RM)
     -78.6 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(15.59 RM)
0.50 £
(3.00 RM)
     -80.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.80 £
(370.56 RM)
8.34 £
(50.00 RM)
     -86.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(23.98 RM)
0.83 £
(5.00 RM)
     -79.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £
(14.47 RM)
1.34 £
(8.05 RM)
     -44.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
(119.92 RM)
2.50 £
(15.00 RM)
     -87.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £
(34.28 RM)
1.30 £
(7.78 RM)
     -77.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(169,600.85 RM)
26,683.83 £
(160,000.00 RM)
     -5.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,571.43 £
(159,326.04 RM)
22,631.71 £
(135,702.91 RM)
     -14.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 271.35 £
(1,627.05 RM)
46.40 £
(278.24 RM)
     -82.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.94 £
(77.58 RM)
8.44 £
(50.61 RM)
     -34.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.87 £
(191.09 RM)
19.66 £
(117.87 RM)
     -38.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.57 £
(213.29 RM)
34.39 £
(206.21 RM)
     -3.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £
(83.95 RM)
5.91 £
(35.42 RM)
     -57.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(71.92 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 £
(5,417.94 RM)
175.81 £
(1,054.17 RM)
     -80.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(58,462.38 RM)
5,814.35 £
(34,863.64 RM)
     -40.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.00 £
(455.71 RM)
39.06 £
(234.19 RM)
     -48.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.67 £
(207.86 RM)
25.49 £
(152.86 RM)
     -26.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.07 £
(486.12 RM)
54.10 £
(324.41 RM)
     -33.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.67 £
(429.72 RM)
51.21 £
(307.08 RM)
     -28.5 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,084.00 £
(6,499.82 RM)
395.92 £
(2,374.00 RM)
     -63.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 758.00 £
(4,545.07 RM)
268.12 £
(1,607.69 RM)
     -64.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,820.50 £
(10,915.97 RM)
774.06 £
(4,641.38 RM)
     -57.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,208.17 £
(7,244.34 RM)
446.76 £
(2,678.85 RM)
     -63.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.36 £
(1,639.13 RM)
182.82 £
(1,096.23 RM)
     -33.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 227.61 £
(1,364.76 RM)
89.33 £
(535.66 RM)
     -60.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Kuala Lumpur Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,650.21 £
(15,891.05 RM)
1,019.55 £
(6,113.35 RM)
     -61.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.52 4.28      -22.4 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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