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Cost of Living in Kota Kinabalu

Summary about cost of living in Kota Kinabalu:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 RM 7.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM 45.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 RM 10.00-13.30
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM 8.00-20.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.75 RM 7.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.57 RM 6.50-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.30 RM 1.20-3.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 RM 0.80-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.67 RM 20.82-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.76 RM 3.63-4.08
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 RM 1.13-1.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.96 RM 4.40-10.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 45.36 RM 19.05-54.43
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.37 RM 4.31-7.98
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.80 RM 5.90-7.71
Apples (1 lb) 5.16 RM 2.95-6.80
Banana (1 lb) 1.68 RM 1.36-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 6.01 RM 5.67-6.35
Tomato (1 lb) 4.29 RM 2.72-7.44
Potato (1 lb) 2.40 RM 1.36-5.44
Onion (1 lb) 3.06 RM 2.27-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 3.15 RM 2.80-3.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 RM 1.80-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 49.00 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) 11.50 RM 8.00-18.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 17.80 RM 17.00-20.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM 2.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM 100.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 RM 6.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM 4.02-5.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 RM 13.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.87 RM 6.62-9.01
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 117,500.00 RM 105,000.00-130,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 108,094.42 RM 85,000.00-120,900.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.64 RM 100.00-205.86
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 RM 0.15-0.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 148.97 RM 130.00-158.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 120.40 RM 75.00-180.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.50 RM 15.00-60.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 RM 8.00-15.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 650.00 RM 650.00-650.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,160.00 RM 10,320.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 317.00 RM 200.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 111.65 RM 79.90-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 310.71 RM 250.00-365.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 300.00 RM 300.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,170.80 RM 600.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 741.87 RM 350.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,306.25 RM 1,300.00-3,250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,705.56 RM 900.00-2,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 699.99 RM 600.00-799.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 303.83 RM 111.48-500.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,787.50 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 4.50 4.00-4.50

Prices in Kota Kinabalu

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Last update: November 2017
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2 Comments so far

#KK gal on Sep 18, 2015 :
The average salary us way too high. It should be more around 1800 to 2k
#Mel Mui Ling on Dec 06, 2013 :
Gasoline has gone up to 2.1 per litre