Cost of Living in Petaling Jaya

Summary about cost of living in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.08 RM 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 105.00 RM 80.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM 13.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM 12.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 RM 9.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 11.25 RM 7.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 RM 2.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 RM 1.40-2.80
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 29.05 RM 22.71-53.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.92 RM 2.18-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 RM 1.18-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.26 RM 4.56-7.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 26.46 RM 15.88-68.04
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.63 RM 3.13-10.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.58 RM 4.54-27.22
Apples (1 lb) 3.96 RM 2.27-5.90
Banana (1 lb) 2.13 RM 1.81-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 4.21 RM 2.27-8.16
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 RM 1.36-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 RM 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 RM 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 3.86 RM 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 RM 1.50-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 RM 40.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.95 RM 9.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.86 RM 10.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.50 RM 17.40-18.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 RM 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM 100.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 RM 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.45 RM 1.61-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.77 RM 7.19-8.14
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) 127,000.00 RM 120,000.00-135,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.61 RM 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM 0.10-0.33
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 101.11 RM 80.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 141.25 RM 85.00-180.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.75 RM 15.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM 10.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 987.50 RM 550.00-1,800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,750.00 RM 20,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 194.29 RM 100.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 163.57 RM 90.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 235.71 RM 180.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 191.43 RM 150.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,712.50 RM 1,400.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,168.75 RM 700.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,144.44 RM 2,500.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,977.78 RM 1,500.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 973.80 RM 696.77-1,499.99
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) 4,214.29 RM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.45 4.20-4.58

Prices in Petaling Jaya

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Last update: July 2022
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1 Comments so far
Sandy on Aug 23, 2018:
Could you please suggest best accommodation near bandar utama with price for single person