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Cost of Living in Kuching

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 44.70
Rent Index: 6.93
Groceries Index: 49.54
Restaurants Index: 19.59
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 26.59
Local Purchasing Power: 37.48
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 RM 6.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM 45.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 RM 12.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.00 RM 8.00-15.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 12.50 RM 10.00-19.00
Cappuccino (regular) 8.83 RM 7.00-10.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.04 RM 1.60-2.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.04 RM 1.00-1.80
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.62 RM 20.82-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.76 RM 3.18-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.09 RM 1.59-2.27
Eggs (12) 4.40 RM 4.00-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 54.43 RM 18.14-68.04
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.45 RM 3.18-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.50 RM 3.63-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 4.84 RM 4.54-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 1.36 RM 0.91-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 4.84 RM 4.54-5.44
Tomato (1 lb) 4.08 RM 3.18-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 2.42 RM 1.13-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 2.42 RM 1.36-3.18
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 RM 1.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.83 RM 2.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 57.50 RM 45.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.33 RM 7.00-15.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 12.67 RM 9.00-20.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 15.50 RM 14.00-17.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM 2.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 RM 60.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 RM
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM 21.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.44 RM 6.81-8.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 198,350.00 RM 100,000.00-210,860.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 RM
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.31 RM 150.00-272.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 RM 0.15-0.30
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 139.60 RM 80.00-170.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 118.00 RM 88.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.80 RM 29.00-45.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 RM 12.00-15.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 250.00 RM 190.00-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 75.00 RM 50.00-149.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 250.00 RM 150.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 262.50 RM 250.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 800.00 RM 800.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM 700.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,716.67 RM 1,300.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,080.00 RM 1,000.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 496.98 RM 325.16-600.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 253.65 RM 200.00-350.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,791.67 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.41 2.40-5.00

Prices in Kuching, Malaysia

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Last update: January, 2017
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2 Comments so far

#jahangir kabir on Jun 05, 2014 :
I am a Canadian living in Toronto and planning to move to Kuching or around the city buy a house and looking for a restaurant business..
#Takeru on May 04, 2013 :
It should be included that data like price of chicken in more specific. For example wings, legs and etc.