Cost of Living in George Town

Summary about cost of living in George Town, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 RM 7.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM 50.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM 12.50-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM 7.00-30.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.50 RM 13.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 11.00 RM 3.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 RM 2.50-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM 2.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 30.28 RM 15.14-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.68 RM 1.81-3.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.59 RM 0.91-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.60 RM 4.00-7.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.59 RM 10.89-36.29
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.37 RM 3.63-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 RM 5.44-29.48
Apples (1 lb) 3.86 RM 2.27-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 3.11 RM 1.81-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
Tomato (1 lb) 1.89 RM 1.36-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 2.21 RM 0.91-4.54
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 RM 0.91-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 RM 3.00-4.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 RM 1.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 40.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.50 RM 7.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.50 RM 8.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM 17.00-23.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM 1.70-2.85
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 RM 75.00-85.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 RM 4.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM 3.22-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.84 RM 6.44-8.33
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 105,000.00 RM 90,000.00-120,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 RM 120,000.00-120,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.69 RM 100.00-500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 110.57 RM 99.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.33 RM 120.00-130.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 RM 15.00-18.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 12.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 641.67 RM 450.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,500.00 RM 10,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 366.12 RM 250.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 116.29 RM 60.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 456.50 RM 280.00-600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 238.17 RM 150.00-300.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,166.67 RM 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 RM 600.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,512.50 RM 1,800.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,585.71 RM 800.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 637.35 RM 500.00-1,499.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 394.75 RM 300.00-550.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,850.00 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 4.30-5.00

Prices in George Town

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Last update: October 2020
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