Cost of Living in Johor Bahru

Summary of cost of living in Johor Bahru, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 RM 8.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 RM 60.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.50 RM 15.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM 12.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.50 RM 18.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 12.42 RM 7.00-19.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.13 RM 3.00-3.80
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 RM 1.40-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.96 RM 15.14-31.80
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 RM 2.72-7.53
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.64 RM 0.91-5.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.40 RM 8.40-12.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 29.82 RM 6.80-50.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 14.38 RM 6.80-20.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.49 RM 13.61-30.00
Apples (1 lb) 4.92 RM 2.86-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 2.73 RM 1.81-5.90
Oranges (1 lb) 6.77 RM 4.84-10.00
Tomato (1 lb) 3.62 RM 1.36-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 RM 1.13-4.54
Onion (1 lb) 1.99 RM 1.36-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.88 RM 2.30-8.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.58 RM 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 50.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.88 RM 10.00-14.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.50 RM 7.50-18.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 RM 17.40-21.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 RM 1.80-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 RM 0.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 RM 3.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.24 RM 3.22-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.50 RM 15.00-18.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.82 RM 7.76-9.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 161,735.00 RM
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 123,402.42 RM 122,833.33-123,971.50
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.59 RM 105.22-304.98
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 39.29 RM 30.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 123.00 RM 100.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 138.25 RM 70.00-170.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 RM 20.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 RM 14.00-33.50
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 795.83 RM 583.33-1,300.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,110.00 RM 19,440.00-48,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 275.00 RM 200.00-350.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 115.00 RM 60.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 300.00 RM 150.00-400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 212.50 RM 100.00-380.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,428.57 RM 1,000.00-1,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,157.14 RM 800.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,216.67 RM 1,600.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,816.67 RM 1,100.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 618.63 RM 325.16-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 322.61 RM 222.97-899.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,800.85 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.74 3.15-4.25

Prices in Johor Bahru

This city had 211 entries in the past 12 months by 34 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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