Cost of Living in Johor Bahru

Summary about cost of living in Johor Bahru, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.50 RM 7.50-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 RM 50.00-180.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM 14.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM 13.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 RM 13.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 11.89 RM 7.50-19.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 RM 2.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 RM 1.10-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.49 RM 21.20-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 RM 1.96-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 RM
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.37 RM 4.80-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 26.27 RM 8.16-39.21
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.19 RM 10.19-10.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.98 RM 13.61-17.69
Apples (1 lb) 5.24 RM 2.86-7.26
Banana (1 lb) 2.40 RM 1.81-5.90
Oranges (1 lb) 5.04 RM 4.54-5.44
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 RM 1.81-2.25
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 RM 1.13-2.04
Onion (1 lb) 2.41 RM 1.36-5.44
Lettuce (1 head) 5.00 RM 2.30-5.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 RM 1.20-2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 RM 40.00-90.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.55 RM 8.00-17.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.49 RM 14.00-15.40
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.50 RM 17.00-18.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.35 RM 1.80-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 RM 45.00-121.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 RM 3.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.44 RM 3.22-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.50 RM 15.00-18.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.76 RM 6.62-7.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,000.00 RM 80,000.00-157,888.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,560.97 RM 118,000.00-123,971.50
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.66 RM 113.00-250.00
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) 136.63 RM 89.00-189.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 113.83 RM 80.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.67 RM 10.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 RM 15.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 837.55 RM 700.00-1,100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,528.00 RM 15,600.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 268.62 RM 180.00-359.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 166.67 RM 100.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 264.75 RM 180.00-319.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 262.43 RM 180.00-317.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,325.00 RM 1,000.00-1,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 850.00 RM 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,200.00 RM 1,600.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,550.00 RM 1,100.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 646.66 RM 500.00-999.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 469.26 RM 222.97-899.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,544.80 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.36 3.30-4.54

Prices in Johor Bahru

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Last update: June 2022
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1 Comments so far
Abu Ubaidah on Sep 19, 2019:
yes thank you . keep it up.
anyway i was searching about morocco live living after watched mib international. just just amazing ghe scene is exactly my 2nd place at heart, mansoura egypt. where i studied medicine. i miss that cozy little place. also cairo. cairo one of the oldest cities. is awesome. there are literally 1001 of treasure in that cities. makes me wonder what medical degree in morocco cost . cause i know the first university is constituted by a woman in morocco