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Cost of Living in Kota Kinabalu

Summary about cost of living in Kota Kinabalu:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 RM 7.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 RM 40.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM 10.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM 8.00-30.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.50 RM 10.00-17.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.75 RM 8.50-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.71 RM 2.00-3.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.36 RM 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.29 RM 24.61-32.18
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.84 RM 3.63-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 RM 1.18-1.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.14 RM 4.40-11.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 29.48 RM 19.05-40.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.27 RM 4.31-8.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.05 RM 6.80-10.89
Apples (1 lb) 4.77 RM 2.95-6.80
Banana (1 lb) 1.82 RM 1.36-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 6.01 RM 3.63-6.80
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 RM 0.91-7.44
Potato (1 lb) 1.99 RM 1.36-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 3.01 RM 2.27-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 5.43 RM 2.80-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 RM 1.80-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 RM 48.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.33 RM 8.00-15.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 12.75 RM 8.00-18.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.25 RM 17.00-20.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 RM 2.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM 100.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 RM 5.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 RM 3.22-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 RM 20.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.37 RM 7.19-8.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 138,000.00 RM 130,000.00-146,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,594.42 RM 85,000.00-120,900.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.05 RM 190.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 RM 0.20-0.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 155.81 RM 130.00-190.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 115.33 RM 75.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 51.25 RM 30.00-60.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 RM 12.00-15.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 600.00 RM 500.00-650.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,580.00 RM 10,320.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 282.50 RM 200.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 90.82 RM 60.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 295.71 RM 250.00-355.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 270.00 RM 200.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,466.67 RM 700.00-1,900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 975.00 RM 750.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,650.00 RM 1,300.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,966.67 RM 1,500.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 933.33 RM 799.99-999.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 475.00 RM 111.48-550.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,977.32 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.50 4.50-4.50

Prices in Kota Kinabalu

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Last update: July 2018
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1 Comments so far

#KK gal on Sep 18, 2015 :
The average salary us way too high. It should be more around 1800 to 2k