Cost of Living Comparison Between Malaysia and Indonesia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Indonesia are 5.50% lower than in Malaysia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Indonesia are 5.26% lower than in Malaysia
Rent Prices in Indonesia are 4.26% lower than in Malaysia
Restaurant Prices in Indonesia are 17.47% lower than in Malaysia
Groceries Prices in Indonesia are 3.85% lower than in Malaysia
Local Purchasing Power in Indonesia is 62.81% lower than in Malaysia
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Restaurants
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(35,179.27 Rp)
7.11 RM
(25,000.00 Rp)
     -28.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM
(211,075.64 Rp)
56.85 RM
(200,000.00 Rp)
     -5.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM
(52,768.91 Rp)
14.21 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -5.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(52,768.91 Rp)
9.95 RM
(35,000.00 Rp)
     -33.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00 RM
(56,286.84 Rp)
14.21 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -11.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.53 RM
(37,054.45 Rp)
7.64 RM
(26,866.37 Rp)
     -27.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 RM
(8,663.28 Rp)
2.34 RM
(8,246.76 Rp)
     -4.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 RM
(4,757.34 Rp)
1.13 RM
(3,962.80 Rp)
     -16.70 %
Markets
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.53 RM
(89,796.37 Rp)
19.90 RM
(70,014.18 Rp)
     -22.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.01 RM
(10,577.76 Rp)
4.18 RM
(14,715.37 Rp)
     +39.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.77 RM
(6,210.78 Rp)
1.66 RM
(5,827.05 Rp)
     -6.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.74 RM
(20,199.72 Rp)
6.08 RM
(21,388.97 Rp)
     +5.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 20.77 RM
(73,080.27 Rp)
14.75 RM
(51,905.19 Rp)
     -28.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.87 RM
(24,176.48 Rp)
6.07 RM
(21,338.39 Rp)
     -11.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.41 RM
(47,179.32 Rp)
15.35 RM
(53,986.94 Rp)
     +14.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.96 RM
(13,926.79 Rp)
4.61 RM
(16,233.77 Rp)
     +16.57 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.26 RM
(7,967.39 Rp)
2.42 RM
(8,516.50 Rp)
     +6.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.21 RM
(14,809.21 Rp)
3.25 RM
(11,435.33 Rp)
     -22.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 RM
(7,318.38 Rp)
1.82 RM
(6,404.69 Rp)
     -12.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 RM
(5,059.09 Rp)
2.28 RM
(8,033.21 Rp)
     +58.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.85 RM
(6,513.44 Rp)
3.62 RM
(12,723.26 Rp)
     +95.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.54 RM
(12,449.49 Rp)
3.61 RM
(12,686.76 Rp)
     +1.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 RM
(8,048.15 Rp)
1.82 RM
(6,389.57 Rp)
     -20.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 RM
(228,665.28 Rp)
85.28 RM
(300,000.00 Rp)
     +31.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.54 RM
(33,567.45 Rp)
9.49 RM
(33,395.83 Rp)
     -0.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.38 RM
(47,067.74 Rp)
12.24 RM
(43,074.04 Rp)
     -8.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.50 RM
(61,563.73 Rp)
7.60 RM
(26,750.00 Rp)
     -56.55 %
Transportation
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 RM
(10,553.78 Rp)
1.42 RM
(5,000.00 Rp)
     -52.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM
(351,792.73 Rp)
56.85 RM
(200,000.00 Rp)
     -43.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 RM
(14,071.71 Rp)
1.99 RM
(7,000.00 Rp)
     -50.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 RM
(11,323.11 Rp)
2.29 RM
(8,046.72 Rp)
     -28.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 RM
(87,948.18 Rp)
11.94 RM
(42,000.00 Rp)
     -52.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.75 RM
(27,280.32 Rp)
9.40 RM
(33,068.62 Rp)
     +21.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 156,000.00 RM
(548,796,660.12 Rp)
138,718.05 RM
(488,000,000.00 Rp)
     -11.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 122,225.80 RM
(429,981,491.60 Rp)
116,668.46 RM
(410,431,172.84 Rp)
     -4.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 193.37 RM
(680,252.10 Rp)
292.22 RM
(1,028,001.73 Rp)
     +51.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 RM
(862.09 Rp)
0.40 RM
(1,405.32 Rp)
     +63.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 126.55 RM
(445,189.92 Rp)
131.71 RM
(463,361.94 Rp)
     +4.08 %
Sports And Leisure
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 142.25 RM
(500,425.16 Rp)
114.73 RM
(403,612.99 Rp)
     -19.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.82 RM
(83,793.51 Rp)
32.43 RM
(114,090.96 Rp)
     +36.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(52,768.91 Rp)
14.21 RM
(50,000.00 Rp)
     -5.25 %
Childcare
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 644.50 RM
(2,267,299.90 Rp)
417.02 RM
(1,467,031.77 Rp)
     -35.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,331.21 RM
(89,113,360.04 Rp)
25,526.98 RM
(89,802,046.92 Rp)
     +0.77 %
Clothing And Shoes
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 217.06 RM
(763,598.68 Rp)
158.05 RM
(556,015.14 Rp)
     -27.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 105.47 RM
(371,021.04 Rp)
118.10 RM
(415,451.87 Rp)
     +11.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 275.99 RM
(970,924.79 Rp)
273.58 RM
(962,451.00 Rp)
     -0.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 252.44 RM
(888,062.30 Rp)
268.21 RM
(943,554.92 Rp)
     +6.25 %
Rent Per Month
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,390.21 RM
(4,890,656.75 Rp)
1,091.98 RM
(3,841,508.47 Rp)
     -21.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 878.37 RM
(3,090,037.79 Rp)
693.88 RM
(2,441,032.28 Rp)
     -21.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,560.00 RM
(9,005,902.70 Rp)
2,738.99 RM
(9,635,555.41 Rp)
     +6.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,641.25 RM
(5,773,801.24 Rp)
1,644.31 RM
(5,784,576.54 Rp)
     +0.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 812.37 RM
(2,857,849.07 Rp)
637.87 RM
(2,243,962.97 Rp)
     -21.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 465.18 RM
(1,636,480.37 Rp)
349.75 RM
(1,230,390.86 Rp)
     -24.81 %
Salaries And Financing
Malaysia Edit Indonesia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,456.48 RM
(12,159,628.29 Rp)
1,217.93 RM
(4,284,584.99 Rp)
     -64.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.37 10.05      +129.78 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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