Cost of Living in Petaling Jaya

Summary of cost of living in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM 9.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 121.80 RM 50.00-180.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 RM 18.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM 15.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.50 RM 15.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 13.71 RM 10.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.73 RM 2.90-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM 1.50-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 29.53 RM 26.50-34.07
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.22 RM 2.72-4.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.01 RM 1.22-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.77 RM 4.20-9.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 24.57 RM 15.88-68.04
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.39 RM 3.13-8.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.19 RM 4.54-20.41
Apples (1 lb) 4.67 RM 3.18-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 2.20 RM 1.81-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 4.48 RM 2.36-8.16
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 RM 1.36-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.56 RM 0.91-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 2.03 RM 0.91-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 4.12 RM 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.69 RM 1.50-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 RM 40.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.83 RM 8.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.57 RM 7.50-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.90 RM 17.50-18.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 RM 2.80-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM 50.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 RM 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 RM 1.61-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ?
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.76 RM 7.76-7.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 146,888.00 RM 120,000.00-150,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,000.00 RM 110,000.00-130,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 196.66 RM 141.67-304.98
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 40.00 RM 40.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 107.00 RM 80.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 148.75 RM 85.00-190.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.00 RM 15.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 12.00-22.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 921.43 RM 550.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,333.33 RM 30,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 207.14 RM 150.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 164.38 RM 89.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 235.71 RM 180.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 212.86 RM 150.00-300.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,028.57 RM 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,457.14 RM 1,000.00-1,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,514.29 RM 2,500.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,228.57 RM 1,500.00-3,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,011.50 RM 696.77-1,299.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 458.27 RM 362.32-600.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,214.29 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.49 3.50-5.00

Prices in Petaling Jaya

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Last update: February 2024
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