Cost of Living in George Town

Summary about cost of living in George Town, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 RM 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM 30.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM 12.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM 7.00-30.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM 13.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.00 RM 3.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 RM 2.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 RM 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.23 RM 17.03-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 RM 2.27-3.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 RM 0.91-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.38 RM 4.00-7.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.77 RM 10.89-36.29
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.22 RM 3.63-10.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 RM 5.44-29.48
Apples (1 lb) 2.76 RM 2.27-2.86
Banana (1 lb) 2.13 RM 1.81-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 2.49 RM 2.27-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 RM 1.13-2.04
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 RM 0.91-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 1.93 RM 1.76-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 3.42 RM 1.50-4.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.49 RM 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 50.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.89 RM 7.00-11.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.33 RM 8.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.25 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) 75.00 RM 50.00-85.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 RM 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM 3.22-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.74 RM 6.44-8.33
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 RM 80,000.00-120,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,000.00 RM 100,000.00-120,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 194.74 RM 100.00-255.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 RM 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 115.62 RM 100.00-150.00
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) 15.25 RM 12.00-18.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 12.00-16.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 685.71 RM 450.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 RM 10,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 319.89 RM 200.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 90.50 RM 40.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 414.88 RM 250.00-600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 234.88 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 2,375.00 RM 1,200.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,487.50 RM 800.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 606.12 RM 450.00-743.22
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 375.80 RM 300.00-550.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,266.67 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 3.50-5.00

Prices in George Town

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Last update: July 2021
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