Cost of Living in Kota Kinabalu

Summary about cost of living in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 RM 6.11-11.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 RM 25.00-90.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 RM 13.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 RM 7.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.50 RM 12.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.17 RM 5.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 RM 1.70-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 RM 1.00-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.66 RM 17.03-28.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.80 RM 2.77-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.31 RM 0.92-2.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.10 RM 3.60-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.14 RM 9.07-81.65
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.36 RM 3.40-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.64 RM 4.08-20.87
Apples (1 lb) 6.35 RM 2.72-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 1.44 RM 1.13-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 6.50 RM 1.36-11.34
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 RM 1.36-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.25 RM 1.13-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 3.63 RM 3.63-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 5.83 RM 3.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 RM 2.00-3.20
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM 50.00-180.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.65 RM 2.96-13.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.67 RM 9.00-20.00
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) 4.54 RM 3.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 RM 1.69-4.51
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.30 RM 20.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.16 RM 7.57-9.46
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 184.59 RM 100.00-370.00
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) 129.92 RM 120.00-160.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 111.44 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 13.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 512.50 RM 275.00-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,000.00 RM 24,000.00-65,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 222.50 RM 122.28-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 105.56 RM 40.76-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 273.90 RM 150.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 236.56 RM 150.00-400.00
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 778.57 RM 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,800.00 RM 2,000.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,288.89 RM 900.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 949.99 RM 699.99-999.99
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) 2,894.40 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.85 4.50-6.00

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Last update: September 2020
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