Cost of Living in Malaysia

Summary of cost of living in Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.09 $ 1.81-5.34
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 21.34 $ 12.81-44.07
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.84 $ 3.20-4.27
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.20 $ 1.88-5.55
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.27 $ 2.56-6.40
Cappuccino (regular) 2.53 $ 1.28-3.84
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.69 $ 0.53-1.07
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.40 $ 0.32-0.64
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.78 $ 4.04-7.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.58-1.55
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.25-0.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.82 $ 1.05-2.82
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.60 $ 1.94-14.52
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.71 $ 0.77-2.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.41 $ 1.55-5.81
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.48-1.74
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.39-0.97
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 $ 0.48-2.42
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.29-0.97
Potato (1 lb) 0.36 $ 0.19-0.77
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.21-0.77
Lettuce (1 head) 0.91 $ 0.53-1.71
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 $ 0.32-0.85
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.94 $ 7.47-25.61
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.40 $ 1.28-3.51
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.34 $ 1.71-5.34
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.84 $ 3.71-4.59
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.64 $ 0.43-1.07
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10.67 $ 10.67-25.61
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.85 $ 0.64-1.28
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.03 $ 0.34-1.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.27 $ 3.20-6.40
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.66 $ 1.66-1.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,181.22 $ 27,748.13-38,420.49
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,662.68 $ 25,613.66-29,882.60
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 45.56 $ 25.61-74.71
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 8.99 $ 6.40-16.01
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.96 $ 19.21-33.51
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.41 $ 17.08-53.36
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.10 $ 3.20-10.67
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.06 $ 2.99-5.34
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 158.08 $ 96.05-320.17
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,980.15 $ 3,201.71-12,806.83
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.73 $ 21.34-78.76
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.22 $ 12.81-53.36
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.79 $ 33.94-96.05
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.53 $ 32.02-106.72
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 330.35 $ 213.45-640.34
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 238.42 $ 128.07-426.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 598.97 $ 320.17-1,067.24
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 397.19 $ 234.79-747.07
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 171.39 $ 96.69-297.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 96.05 $ 64.03-134.90
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 863.31 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 3.00-5.00

Prices in Malaysia

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