Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Malaysia Reverse

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 46.65% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 52.76% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 67.90% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 72.20% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 31.02% lower than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 34.73% lower than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £
(68.79 RM)
1.74 £
(10.00 RM)
     -85.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(286.63 RM)
10.47 £
(60.00 RM)
     -79.07 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(34.40 RM)
2.62 £
(15.00 RM)
     -56.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.70 £
(21.21 RM)
2.62 £
(15.00 RM)
     -29.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(22.93 RM)
2.62 £
(15.00 RM)
     -34.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 £
(15.75 RM)
1.84 £
(10.56 RM)
     -32.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £
(7.62 RM)
0.43 £
(2.47 RM)
     -67.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 £
(5.54 RM)
0.23 £
(1.34 RM)
     -75.83 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 £
(19.85 RM)
4.44 £
(25.46 RM)
     +28.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 £
(5.10 RM)
0.52 £
(3.00 RM)
     -41.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 £
(2.83 RM)
0.31 £
(1.77 RM)
     -37.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.93 £
(11.05 RM)
1.00 £
(5.75 RM)
     -47.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.53 £
(14.51 RM)
3.47 £
(19.91 RM)
     +37.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.53 £
(14.48 RM)
1.19 £
(6.79 RM)
     -53.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.61 £
(20.69 RM)
2.36 £
(13.52 RM)
     -34.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £
(4.75 RM)
0.70 £
(4.04 RM)
     -15.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(2.83 RM)
0.40 £
(2.28 RM)
     -19.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 £
(4.41 RM)
0.75 £
(4.28 RM)
     -2.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £
(4.71 RM)
0.36 £
(2.06 RM)
     -56.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(2.93 RM)
0.25 £
(1.45 RM)
     -50.64 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(2.54 RM)
0.32 £
(1.82 RM)
     -28.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.72 £
(4.12 RM)
0.63 £
(3.60 RM)
     -12.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £
(5.40 RM)
0.40 £
(2.27 RM)
     -58.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(40.13 RM)
11.51 £
(66.00 RM)
     +64.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 £
(9.89 RM)
1.70 £
(9.73 RM)
     -1.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 £
(10.96 RM)
2.34 £
(13.44 RM)
     +22.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(63.06 RM)
3.05 £
(17.50 RM)
     -72.25 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(14.33 RM)
0.52 £
(3.00 RM)
     -79.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 £
(372.62 RM)
17.44 £
(100.00 RM)
     -73.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(17.20 RM)
0.70 £
(4.00 RM)
     -76.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(11.44 RM)
0.56 £
(3.22 RM)
     -71.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(99.75 RM)
3.63 £
(20.80 RM)
     -79.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £
(27.26 RM)
1.36 £
(7.78 RM)
     -71.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(114,651.15 RM)
27,211.24 £
(155,990.00 RM)
     +36.06 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,443.22 £
(117,191.93 RM)
21,427.11 £
(122,832.16 RM)
     +4.81 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.74 £
(887.07 RM)
33.28 £
(190.79 RM)
     -78.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.58 RM)
0.04 £
(0.24 RM)
     -58.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.12 £
(178.39 RM)
21.94 £
(125.77 RM)
     -29.50 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.75 £
(176.26 RM)
24.47 £
(140.28 RM)
     -20.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.24 £
(58.68 RM)
4.16 £
(23.85 RM)
     -59.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(57.33 RM)
2.62 £
(15.00 RM)
     -73.83 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 936.44 £
(5,368.22 RM)
113.70 £
(651.77 RM)
     -87.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,341.69 £
(76,481.99 RM)
4,523.86 £
(25,933.30 RM)
     -66.09 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.37 £
(334.59 RM)
38.01 £
(217.90 RM)
     -34.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.19 £
(167.36 RM)
18.23 £
(104.52 RM)
     -37.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.31 £
(357.17 RM)
47.88 £
(274.47 RM)
     -23.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.19 £
(350.79 RM)
43.32 £
(248.31 RM)
     -29.21 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 749.21 £
(4,294.89 RM)
244.81 £
(1,403.38 RM)
     -67.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 610.45 £
(3,499.43 RM)
154.78 £
(887.26 RM)
     -74.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,225.56 £
(7,025.57 RM)
449.85 £
(2,578.78 RM)
     -63.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 964.38 £
(5,528.35 RM)
290.05 £
(1,662.72 RM)
     -69.92 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 397.90 £
(2,280.97 RM)
140.23 £
(803.87 RM)
     -64.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 278.95 £
(1,599.10 RM)
80.64 £
(462.26 RM)
     -71.09 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,944.65 £
(11,147.81 RM)
599.62 £
(3,437.34 RM)
     -69.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.15 4.33      +37.33 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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