Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and Malaysia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 15.96% lower than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 19.77% lower than in Thailand
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 32.51% lower than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 8.82% lower than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 14.88% lower than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 74.79% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(8.99 RM)
77.85 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +11.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ฿
(89.92 RM)
467.08 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -33.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(25.69 RM)
116.77 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -41.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(8.99 RM)
116.77 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +66.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(15.41 RM)
124.56 ฿
(16.00 RM)
     +3.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.27 ฿
(7.74 RM)
82.10 ฿
(10.55 RM)
     +36.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.89 ฿
(2.68 RM)
19.31 ฿
(2.48 RM)
     -7.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.81 ฿
(1.39 RM)
10.77 ฿
(1.38 RM)
     -0.29 %
Markets
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 200.87 ฿
(25.80 RM)
196.93 ฿
(25.30 RM)
     -1.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.53 ฿
(4.69 RM)
23.33 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -36.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.09 ฿
(2.19 RM)
14.04 ฿
(1.80 RM)
     -17.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 53.18 ฿
(6.83 RM)
44.97 ฿
(5.78 RM)
     -15.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 242.22 ฿
(31.12 RM)
155.47 ฿
(19.97 RM)
     -35.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.94 ฿
(4.36 RM)
51.90 ฿
(6.67 RM)
     +52.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 143.73 ฿
(18.46 RM)
102.86 ฿
(13.21 RM)
     -28.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 39.92 ฿
(5.13 RM)
30.86 ฿
(3.96 RM)
     -22.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 18.56 ฿
(2.38 RM)
17.49 ฿
(2.25 RM)
     -5.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.45 ฿
(3.53 RM)
32.31 ฿
(4.15 RM)
     +17.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.34 ฿
(2.48 RM)
16.52 ฿
(2.12 RM)
     -14.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.80 ฿
(2.42 RM)
11.66 ฿
(1.50 RM)
     -37.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.93 ฿
(2.05 RM)
13.98 ฿
(1.80 RM)
     -12.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 31.06 ฿
(3.99 RM)
27.64 ฿
(3.55 RM)
     -10.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.70 ฿
(2.15 RM)
17.31 ฿
(2.22 RM)
     +3.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 525.00 ฿
(67.44 RM)
529.36 ฿
(68.00 RM)
     +0.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.78 ฿
(7.29 RM)
76.26 ฿
(9.80 RM)
     +34.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 88.61 ฿
(11.38 RM)
102.43 ฿
(13.16 RM)
     +15.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(17.98 RM)
136.23 ฿
(17.50 RM)
     -2.69 %
Transportation
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 29.00 ฿
(3.73 RM)
21.06 ฿
(2.71 RM)
     -27.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(154.15 RM)
778.47 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -35.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.50 RM)
31.14 ฿
(4.00 RM)
     -11.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(7.24 RM)
25.06 ฿
(3.22 RM)
     -55.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 ฿
(19.27 RM)
168.15 ฿
(21.60 RM)
     +12.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 109.52 ฿
(14.07 RM)
60.83 ฿
(7.81 RM)
     -44.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(154,148.50 RM)
1,214,413.34 ฿
(156,000.00 RM)
     +1.20 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 847,709.00 ฿
(108,894.23 RM)
949,329.69 ฿
(121,948.13 RM)
     +11.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,255.00 ฿
(289.67 RM)
1,496.20 ฿
(192.20 RM)
     -33.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.72 ฿
(0.22 RM)
2.04 ฿
(0.26 RM)
     +18.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 672.01 ฿
(86.33 RM)
968.19 ฿
(124.37 RM)
     +44.07 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,642.20 ฿
(210.95 RM)
1,085.68 ฿
(139.46 RM)
     -33.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 302.76 ฿
(38.89 RM)
187.80 ฿
(24.12 RM)
     -37.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(25.69 RM)
116.77 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -41.61 %
Childcare
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,224.20 ฿
(1,313.37 RM)
5,147.82 ฿
(661.27 RM)
     -49.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 409,385.39 ฿
(52,588.45 RM)
202,565.62 ฿
(26,020.99 RM)
     -50.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,761.61 ฿
(226.29 RM)
1,714.25 ฿
(220.21 RM)
     -2.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 944.41 ฿
(121.32 RM)
818.71 ฿
(105.17 RM)
     -13.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,830.90 ฿
(363.65 RM)
2,145.77 ฿
(275.64 RM)
     -24.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,521.10 ฿
(323.85 RM)
1,916.58 ฿
(246.20 RM)
     -23.98 %
Rent Per Month
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,035.66 ฿
(1,674.52 RM)
10,783.53 ฿
(1,385.22 RM)
     -17.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,844.98 ฿
(1,007.74 RM)
6,738.68 ฿
(865.63 RM)
     -14.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,891.07 ฿
(4,353.55 RM)
19,757.68 ฿
(2,538.01 RM)
     -41.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,737.20 ฿
(2,535.38 RM)
12,895.63 ฿
(1,656.53 RM)
     -34.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,383.37 ฿
(1,333.82 RM)
6,007.76 ฿
(771.74 RM)
     -42.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,211.92 ฿
(669.51 RM)
3,623.05 ฿
(465.41 RM)
     -30.49 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit Malaysia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,983.74 ฿
(2,438.60 RM)
26,622.92 ฿
(3,419.90 RM)
     +40.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.37 4.28      -20.30 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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