Cost of Living in Kota Kinabalu

Summary about cost of living in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM 6.34-12.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 RM 25.35-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 RM 13.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 13.00 RM 7.00-22.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.50 RM 12.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.50 RM 5.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 RM 1.50-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 RM 1.00-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.71 RM 17.03-28.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.73 RM 2.87-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 RM 1.09-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.22 RM 3.60-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.14 RM 9.07-81.65
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.39 RM 3.40-10.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.69 RM 4.08-20.87
Apples (1 lb) 3.26 RM 2.86-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 1.81 RM 1.13-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 7.26 RM 1.36-11.34
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 RM 1.36-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 RM 1.13-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 2.39 RM 1.76-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 3.83 RM 3.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 RM 1.20-3.20
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 RM 50.00-90.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.00 RM 2.96-13.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.67 RM 7.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 19.50 RM 17.50-40.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 RM 1.50-6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 105.00 RM 30.00-173.91
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.61 RM 3.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 RM 1.93-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.30 RM 20.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.80 RM 6.81-9.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 RM 125,000.00-174,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 127,614.86 RM 122,304.00-134,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.03 RM 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM 0.10-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 128.09 RM 110.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 115.56 RM 80.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.20 RM 6.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 12.67-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 524.17 RM 275.00-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 RM 13,000.00-65,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 221.43 RM 126.73-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 97.14 RM 60.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 291.29 RM 200.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 254.14 RM 150.00-350.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,475.00 RM 1,000.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 779.56 RM 506.94-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,462.50 RM 1,800.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,287.50 RM 900.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 890.16 RM 641.03-999.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 443.73 RM 320.00-500.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,797.45 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.76 3.60-6.00

Prices in Kota Kinabalu

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Last update: July 2021
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