Cost of Living in Kedah

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 RM 5.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 RM 50.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM 12.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 18.00 RM 10.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 RM 20.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.00 RM 6.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 RM 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.86 RM 0.72-2.00
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.96 RM 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.80 RM 2.54-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.27 RM 1.36-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 RM 4.20-9.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.57 RM 18.57-18.57
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.23 RM 4.54-10.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.89 RM 10.89-17.69
Apples (1 lb) 3.18 RM 2.86-6.35
Banana (1 lb) 2.36 RM 1.59-2.95
Oranges (1 lb) 3.18 RM 3.18-5.44
Tomato (1 lb) 2.94 RM 1.36-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 RM 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 2.84 RM 1.36-5.44
Lettuce (1 head) 3.97 RM 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.25 RM 2.00-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 48.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.55 RM 10.00-14.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.73 RM 5.00-18.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 RM 18.00-28.00
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) ?
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 RM 2.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 RM 3.22-3.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM 15.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.75 RM 6.81-9.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 154,000.00 RM 154,000.00-154,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 RM 130,000.00-130,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.00 RM 130.00-228.73
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.00 RM 0.00-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 85.00 RM 50.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.00 RM
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 RM 12.00-18.00
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 150.00 RM 150.00-900.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,733.33 RM 7,200.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.00 RM 70.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 100.00 RM 100.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 180.00 RM 180.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.00 RM 150.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre ?
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre ?
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre ?
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,600.00 RM
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) ?
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.00 4.00-4.35

Prices in Kedah

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1 Comments so far
SERVANT OF ALLAH on Aug 19, 2018:
First of all i would like to thank your outstanding effort in providing the micro economic variables and constraints.To better improve this research findings I strongestly recommend you and your respective team to provide at least 1000 indexes or at least 100 indexes to prove that your datum( plural for the word data) is legitimately valid.
Let me inspire you, first you have to know the current total population of Kedah.Based on the outdated statistic Kedah population was 1.9 million perhaps now it is 2 million plus.
The next step is to do the quatitative calculation and the qualitative calculation.I summarize the people of Kedah into 5 categories.
First rich people(%).Second Moderate people(%).Third Poor-lowest monthly.Fourth Poorer-Irregular income.Fifth Poorest-Perfectly Zero income.
The above will reflect the truth or the reality of the Kedah people.

Eventhough without comprehensively detailed statatis I am confident the shape of the status of standard of living is inevitably very sad because it can be shown by looking at the shape of Pyramid.The highest peak represents the rich people, the middle part represent the modetate and the lowest level represents the poor people.Irrespective of any political idealogy it is the resonsibility of both the state and parliament ministers to improve this poor status by targetting more poor people will become moderate or rich.
I called Kedah the land with unlimited fortune because no state in the entire malaysia states except Kedah Darul Aman that has been granted with teo times Agong, two times Prime Ministers and two times Menteri Besar.Therefore all government bodies, private firms and any volunteer individuals must unite in contributing any worthable contribution.Thank you very much and keep up doing your future job by inculcating valid datum.