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Cost of Living in Johor Bahru

Summary about cost of living in Johor Bahru:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.50 RM 7.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 RM 50.00-110.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 RM 11.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM 15.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 RM 8.00-18.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.71 RM 7.00-13.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 RM 2.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 RM 0.80-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.18 RM 17.79-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.08 RM 2.27-4.08
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.24 RM 0.91-3.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.30 RM 3.48-9.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 43.09 RM 8.16-52.16
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.57 RM 3.18-8.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 24.19 RM 15.88-36.29
Apples (1 lb) 5.44 RM 4.54-10.89
Banana (1 lb) 2.72 RM 2.13-5.44
Oranges (1 lb) 4.99 RM 4.54-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 2.02 RM 1.54-3.13
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 RM 0.73-4.54
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 RM 0.91-2.22
Lettuce (1 head) 3.67 RM 2.50-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 RM 1.00-2.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 62.50 RM 50.00-75.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.88 RM 5.26-12.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.33 RM 10.00-11.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM 17.00-17.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.32 RM 1.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 RM
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 RM 3.00-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 RM 1.61-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.44 RM 8.29-8.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 95,000.00 RM 80,000.00-110,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 114,200.00 RM 100,000.00-130,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.03 RM 150.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 RM 0.20-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 187.33 RM 149.00-210.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 122.00 RM 90.00-180.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 RM 10.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.50 RM 12.00-20.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 550.00 RM 300.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,250.00 RM 20,000.00-70,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 238.50 RM 150.00-320.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 102.00 RM 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 289.89 RM 250.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 190.00 RM 150.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,233.33 RM 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.29 RM 500.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,950.00 RM 1,500.00-2,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,220.00 RM 1,000.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 635.83 RM 464.51-799.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 360.80 RM 232.26-455.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,700.00 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.10 3.40-6.50

Prices in Johor Bahru

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Last update: November 2018
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2 Comments so far

#Dr. Michael Moseley on Jan 26, 2018 :
Thank you for your thoughtful enterprise for making clear the social and economic circumstances of the world. I would otherwise have to do quite a bit of digging and still come up short-handed. Your enterprise is much appreciated!

Dr. Mike Moseley
physician psychologist
Retired, California Department
of Industrial Relations
#Anonymous on Jul 23, 2015 :
Hi, i need to know more about johar bahru.. does it have any indian community there? hows infrastructure wise and how expensive are houses 1bhk or 2bhk.. what about nearby schools, groceries and crime