Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Malaysia Reverse

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Malaysia are 42.8% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaysia are 50.6% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Malaysia are 67.6% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Malaysia are 69.1% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Malaysia are 22.6% lower than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Malaysia is 34.0% lower than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(78.77 RM)
2.19 £
(11.50 RM)
     -85.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(288.82 RM)
15.23 £
(80.00 RM)
     -72.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(31.51 RM)
3.05 £
(16.00 RM)
     -49.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(21.00 RM)
2.86 £
(15.00 RM)
     -28.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(21.00 RM)
3.43 £
(18.00 RM)
     -14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £
(15.34 RM)
2.15 £
(11.28 RM)
     -26.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 £
(7.66 RM)
0.50 £
(2.60 RM)
     -66.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 £
(5.55 RM)
0.28 £
(1.49 RM)
     -73.2 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.77 £
(19.77 RM)
5.03 £
(26.42 RM)
     +33.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.93 £
(4.86 RM)
0.60 £
(3.18 RM)
     -34.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.63 £
(3.28 RM)
0.44 £
(2.31 RM)
     -29.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 £
(10.93 RM)
1.23 £
(6.46 RM)
     -40.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.65 £
(13.92 RM)
4.13 £
(21.66 RM)
     +55.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.57 £
(13.50 RM)
1.53 £
(8.05 RM)
     -40.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.00 £
(20.98 RM)
2.85 £
(14.99 RM)
     -28.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £
(4.56 RM)
0.85 £
(4.48 RM)
     -1.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(2.61 RM)
0.46 £
(2.40 RM)
     -8.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 £
(4.24 RM)
0.90 £
(4.75 RM)
     +11.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 £
(4.82 RM)
0.45 £
(2.34 RM)
     -51.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £
(2.54 RM)
0.30 £
(1.58 RM)
     -37.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(2.31 RM)
0.35 £
(1.86 RM)
     -19.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £
(3.71 RM)
0.71 £
(3.75 RM)
     +1.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £
(5.20 RM)
0.46 £
(2.42 RM)
     -53.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(36.76 RM)
13.33 £
(70.00 RM)
     +90.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 £
(9.38 RM)
1.96 £
(10.28 RM)
     +9.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 £
(10.79 RM)
2.68 £
(14.08 RM)
     +30.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(63.01 RM)
3.43 £
(18.00 RM)
     -71.4 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(13.13 RM)
0.57 £
(3.00 RM)
     -77.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £
(342.47 RM)
19.04 £
(100.00 RM)
     -70.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(15.75 RM)
0.76 £
(4.00 RM)
     -74.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(10.48 RM)
0.77 £
(4.02 RM)
     -61.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(91.37 RM)
3.81 £
(20.00 RM)
     -78.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.90 £
(30.99 RM)
1.49 £
(7.80 RM)
     -74.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 £
(115,527.37 RM)
29,516.82 £
(155,000.00 RM)
     +34.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,152.58 £
(116,328.58 RM)
23,493.04 £
(123,367.70 RM)
     +6.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.31 £
(994.09 RM)
38.47 £
(201.99 RM)
     -79.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.64 RM)
0.05 £
(0.27 RM)
     -57.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.05 £
(157.79 RM)
22.60 £
(118.68 RM)
     -24.8 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.16 £
(163.62 RM)
27.49 £
(144.38 RM)
     -11.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.23 £
(53.74 RM)
4.54 £
(23.82 RM)
     -55.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(52.51 RM)
3.24 £
(17.00 RM)
     -67.6 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,032.92 £
(5,424.09 RM)
132.33 £
(694.88 RM)
     -87.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,550.17 £
(71,155.24 RM)
5,138.16 £
(26,981.73 RM)
     -62.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.43 £
(317.34 RM)
42.05 £
(220.84 RM)
     -30.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.93 £
(157.19 RM)
21.16 £
(111.12 RM)
     -29.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.90 £
(340.82 RM)
52.68 £
(276.63 RM)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.31 £
(337.70 RM)
47.94 £
(251.75 RM)
     -25.5 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 908.29 £
(4,769.64 RM)
309.70 £
(1,626.32 RM)
     -65.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 688.97 £
(3,617.96 RM)
209.47 £
(1,100.00 RM)
     -69.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,616.60 £
(8,489.18 RM)
560.55 £
(2,943.56 RM)
     -65.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,209.57 £
(6,351.73 RM)
354.66 £
(1,862.38 RM)
     -70.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 407.19 £
(2,138.23 RM)
142.86 £
(750.20 RM)
     -64.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 301.82 £
(1,584.91 RM)
82.02 £
(430.73 RM)
     -72.8 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Malaysia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,293.65 £
(12,044.52 RM)
747.39 £
(3,924.75 RM)
     -67.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.23 3.89      +20.4 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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