Cost of Living Comparison Between Malaysia and Indonesia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Indonesia are 7.4% lower than in Malaysia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Indonesia are 5.8% lower than in Malaysia
Rent Prices in Indonesia are 1.1% higher than in Malaysia
Restaurant Prices in Indonesia are 21.4% lower than in Malaysia
Groceries Prices in Indonesia are 5.8% lower than in Malaysia
Local Purchasing Power in Indonesia is 59.2% lower than in Malaysia
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Restaurants
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM
(39,673.92 Rp)
9.07 RM
(30,000.00 Rp)
     -24.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 RM
(330,616.04 Rp)
75.62 RM
(250,000.00 Rp)
     -24.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18.00 RM
(59,510.89 Rp)
15.12 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -16.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(49,592.41 Rp)
11.79 RM
(38,972.11 Rp)
     -21.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 RM
(66,123.21 Rp)
16.64 RM
(55,000.00 Rp)
     -16.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.83 RM
(39,120.02 Rp)
9.70 RM
(32,078.01 Rp)
     -18.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 RM
(10,672.18 Rp)
2.62 RM
(8,666.04 Rp)
     -18.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 RM
(6,222.76 Rp)
1.53 RM
(5,063.36 Rp)
     -18.6 %
Markets
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.15 RM
(89,772.87 Rp)
22.94 RM
(75,830.44 Rp)
     -15.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.40 RM
(11,257.09 Rp)
4.81 RM
(15,892.41 Rp)
     +41.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 RM
(8,078.56 Rp)
1.82 RM
(6,016.95 Rp)
     -25.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 8.36 RM
(27,624.39 Rp)
7.52 RM
(24,869.16 Rp)
     -10.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 25.80 RM
(85,298.20 Rp)
16.30 RM
(53,886.10 Rp)
     -36.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.19 RM
(27,086.16 Rp)
7.11 RM
(23,520.33 Rp)
     -13.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.04 RM
(53,037.27 Rp)
17.10 RM
(56,533.06 Rp)
     +6.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.84 RM
(15,996.35 Rp)
5.68 RM
(18,795.48 Rp)
     +17.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.51 RM
(8,306.38 Rp)
2.96 RM
(9,775.97 Rp)
     +17.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.24 RM
(17,338.75 Rp)
3.85 RM
(12,717.81 Rp)
     -26.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.57 RM
(8,484.99 Rp)
2.43 RM
(8,021.82 Rp)
     -5.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.62 RM
(5,361.78 Rp)
2.81 RM
(9,277.26 Rp)
     +73.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.97 RM
(6,498.11 Rp)
4.40 RM
(14,533.57 Rp)
     +123.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.27 RM
(14,130.61 Rp)
4.09 RM
(13,518.89 Rp)
     -4.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 RM
(8,180.26 Rp)
2.06 RM
(6,821.33 Rp)
     -16.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 RM
(231,431.23 Rp)
90.74 RM
(300,000.00 Rp)
     +29.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.17 RM
(36,945.87 Rp)
10.13 RM
(33,485.77 Rp)
     -9.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.52 RM
(51,303.98 Rp)
14.69 RM
(48,551.73 Rp)
     -5.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 RM
(59,510.89 Rp)
10.59 RM
(35,000.00 Rp)
     -41.2 %
Transportation
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 RM
(9,918.48 Rp)
1.51 RM
(5,000.00 Rp)
     -49.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 RM
(165,308.02 Rp)
45.37 RM
(150,000.00 Rp)
     -9.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 RM
(13,224.64 Rp)
2.63 RM
(8,700.00 Rp)
     -34.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(15,962.25 Rp)
2.48 RM
(8,207.66 Rp)
     -48.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 RM
(66,123.21 Rp)
15.12 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -24.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.77 RM
(25,677.20 Rp)
15.28 RM
(50,533.95 Rp)
     +96.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 RM
(528,985,657.64 Rp)
120,986.27 RM
(400,000,000.00 Rp)
     -24.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 128,585.45 RM
(425,124,104.57 Rp)
132,887.79 RM
(439,348,341.25 Rp)
     +3.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.89 RM
(690,635.42 Rp)
307.98 RM
(1,018,224.43 Rp)
     +47.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 42.00 RM
(138,846.93 Rp)
18.57 RM
(61,397.85 Rp)
     -55.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.98 RM
(393,373.57 Rp)
128.34 RM
(424,300.78 Rp)
     +7.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 156.88 RM
(518,681.99 Rp)
122.68 RM
(405,595.62 Rp)
     -21.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.67 RM
(94,800.55 Rp)
41.37 RM
(136,779.66 Rp)
     +44.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 RM
(59,510.89 Rp)
15.12 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -16.0 %
Childcare
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 721.31 RM
(2,384,773.33 Rp)
504.74 RM
(1,668,750.00 Rp)
     -30.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,132.46 RM
(89,704,276.19 Rp)
30,524.11 RM
(100,917,614.57 Rp)
     +12.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 238.57 RM
(788,738.55 Rp)
187.14 RM
(618,703.93 Rp)
     -21.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 128.64 RM
(425,305.95 Rp)
130.48 RM
(431,394.12 Rp)
     +1.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 305.16 RM
(1,008,913.24 Rp)
333.65 RM
(1,103,112.38 Rp)
     +9.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 264.42 RM
(874,209.55 Rp)
289.41 RM
(956,838.38 Rp)
     +9.5 %
Rent Per Month
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,577.27 RM
(5,214,716.57 Rp)
1,429.20 RM
(4,725,173.32 Rp)
     -9.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,132.55 RM
(3,744,382.56 Rp)
815.52 RM
(2,696,224.42 Rp)
     -28.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,885.71 RM
(9,540,634.18 Rp)
3,426.24 RM
(11,327,693.72 Rp)
     +18.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,932.66 RM
(6,389,673.47 Rp)
1,950.73 RM
(6,449,436.31 Rp)
     +0.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 784.95 RM
(2,595,183.25 Rp)
696.05 RM
(2,301,264.41 Rp)
     -11.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.21 RM
(1,478,539.78 Rp)
362.49 RM
(1,198,464.54 Rp)
     -18.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,952.11 RM
(13,066,320.40 Rp)
1,520.09 RM
(5,025,652.21 Rp)
     -61.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 9.15      +128.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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