Cost of Living Comparison Between Malaysia and Indonesia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Indonesia are 4.88% lower than in Malaysia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Indonesia are 6.65% lower than in Malaysia
Rent Prices in Indonesia are 13.50% lower than in Malaysia
Restaurant Prices in Indonesia are 15.06% lower than in Malaysia
Groceries Prices in Indonesia are 3.15% lower than in Malaysia
Local Purchasing Power in Indonesia is 56.36% lower than in Malaysia
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Restaurants
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(32,987.01 Rp)
7.58 RM
(25,000.00 Rp)
     -24.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 RM
(263,896.07 Rp)
75.79 RM
(250,000.00 Rp)
     -5.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 RM
(52,779.21 Rp)
15.16 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -5.27 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(49,480.51 Rp)
10.61 RM
(35,000.00 Rp)
     -29.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 RM
(59,376.62 Rp)
15.16 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -15.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.01 RM
(36,304.89 Rp)
8.91 RM
(29,407.23 Rp)
     -19.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 RM
(8,501.03 Rp)
2.68 RM
(8,847.72 Rp)
     +4.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 RM
(4,816.76 Rp)
1.25 RM
(4,111.38 Rp)
     -14.64 %
Markets
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.02 RM
(85,816.78 Rp)
21.50 RM
(70,929.45 Rp)
     -17.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.14 RM
(10,356.44 Rp)
4.69 RM
(15,460.84 Rp)
     +49.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.43 RM
(8,018.50 Rp)
1.76 RM
(5,812.56 Rp)
     -27.51 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.17 RM
(20,346.47 Rp)
6.85 RM
(22,607.03 Rp)
     +11.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.60 RM
(71,238.81 Rp)
15.25 RM
(50,304.18 Rp)
     -29.39 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.71 RM
(25,444.56 Rp)
6.65 RM
(21,928.30 Rp)
     -13.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.03 RM
(46,272.76 Rp)
16.78 RM
(55,342.07 Rp)
     +19.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.30 RM
(14,187.97 Rp)
5.07 RM
(16,713.91 Rp)
     +17.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.37 RM
(7,814.75 Rp)
2.72 RM
(8,977.29 Rp)
     +14.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.65 RM
(15,328.80 Rp)
3.47 RM
(11,457.44 Rp)
     -25.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 RM
(7,523.54 Rp)
2.03 RM
(6,712.43 Rp)
     -10.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.55 RM
(5,100.98 Rp)
2.47 RM
(8,146.63 Rp)
     +59.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.83 RM
(6,036.13 Rp)
3.83 RM
(12,622.83 Rp)
     +109.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.60 RM
(11,882.94 Rp)
3.88 RM
(12,796.49 Rp)
     +7.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 RM
(7,800.62 Rp)
1.95 RM
(6,434.97 Rp)
     -17.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 RM
(230,909.06 Rp)
90.94 RM
(300,000.00 Rp)
     +29.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.21 RM
(33,683.27 Rp)
9.99 RM
(32,967.48 Rp)
     -2.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.02 RM
(46,243.21 Rp)
13.88 RM
(45,788.73 Rp)
     -0.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.90 RM
(59,046.75 Rp)
9.09 RM
(30,000.00 Rp)
     -49.19 %
Transportation
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.92 RM
(9,648.70 Rp)
1.52 RM
(5,000.00 Rp)
     -48.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM
(329,870.09 Rp)
45.47 RM
(150,000.00 Rp)
     -54.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 RM
(13,194.80 Rp)
2.27 RM
(7,500.00 Rp)
     -43.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 RM
(11,545.46 Rp)
2.93 RM
(9,656.07 Rp)
     -16.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 RM
(65,974.02 Rp)
13.64 RM
(45,000.00 Rp)
     -31.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.82 RM
(25,790.10 Rp)
14.22 RM
(46,897.52 Rp)
     +81.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 155,000.00 RM
(511,298,639.92 Rp)
121,866.16 RM
(402,000,000.00 Rp)
     -21.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 122,836.47 RM
(405,200,768.58 Rp)
124,384.92 RM
(410,308,658.35 Rp)
     +1.26 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.46 RM
(644,757.60 Rp)
270.60 RM
(892,632.13 Rp)
     +38.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 RM
(874.58 Rp)
0.45 RM
(1,497.71 Rp)
     +71.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.30 RM
(390,241.19 Rp)
142.87 RM
(471,291.71 Rp)
     +20.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 138.19 RM
(455,846.34 Rp)
123.23 RM
(406,500.35 Rp)
     -10.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.27 RM
(70,170.52 Rp)
33.97 RM
(112,057.06 Rp)
     +59.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(49,480.51 Rp)
15.16 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     +1.05 %
Childcare
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 696.76 RM
(2,298,406.11 Rp)
440.82 RM
(1,454,127.35 Rp)
     -36.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,856.20 RM
(88,590,563.04 Rp)
30,062.23 RM
(99,166,308.20 Rp)
     +11.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 218.98 RM
(722,360.61 Rp)
168.83 RM
(556,906.45 Rp)
     -22.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 110.93 RM
(365,912.05 Rp)
119.79 RM
(395,135.00 Rp)
     +7.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 274.50 RM
(905,493.40 Rp)
305.49 RM
(1,007,716.63 Rp)
     +11.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 251.80 RM
(830,618.57 Rp)
279.12 RM
(920,725.82 Rp)
     +10.85 %
Rent Per Month
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,537.69 RM
(5,072,369.00 Rp)
1,183.72 RM
(3,904,740.29 Rp)
     -23.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,035.92 RM
(3,417,192.18 Rp)
723.77 RM
(2,387,493.57 Rp)
     -30.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,835.69 RM
(9,354,098.11 Rp)
2,781.89 RM
(9,176,608.16 Rp)
     -1.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,865.49 RM
(6,153,699.35 Rp)
1,664.41 RM
(5,490,387.46 Rp)
     -10.78 %
Buy Apartment Price
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.34 RM
(2,511,418.36 Rp)
669.39 RM
(2,208,127.04 Rp)
     -12.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 439.26 RM
(1,448,996.77 Rp)
354.42 RM
(1,169,136.85 Rp)
     -19.31 %
Salaries And Financing
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,807.29 RM
(12,559,097.01 Rp)
1,551.08 RM
(5,116,559.75 Rp)
     -59.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 9.68      +143.02 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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