Price Rankings for Penang, Malaysia

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World Ranking

7th Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 396 Cities in the World.
12th Cheapest McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) (Restaurants) out of 334 Cities in the World.
12th Cheapest Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat (Sports And Leisure) out of 354 Cities in the World.

Asia Ranking

3rd Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 93 Cities in Asia
9th Cheapest Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment (Utilities (Monthly)) out of 93 Cities in Asia
10th Cheapest McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) (Restaurants) out of 87 Cities in Asia
13th Most Expensive Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) (Restaurants) out of 80 Cities in Asia
26th Most Expensive 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 90 Cities in Asia
31st Most Expensive Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) (Utilities (Monthly)) out of 93 Cities in Asia

South-Eastern Asia Ranking

1st Cheapest Water (1.5 liter bottle) (Markets) out of 15 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
1st Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 15 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
1st Cheapest Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment (Utilities (Monthly)) out of 15 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
2nd Most Expensive Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) (Restaurants) out of 15 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
2nd Most Expensive 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 14 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
4th Most Expensive Cappuccino (regular) (Restaurants) out of 15 Cities in South-Eastern Asia

RestaurantsValue World
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM Very Low 370th/388 74th/91 10th/15
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 RM Very Low 361st/380 71st/89 13th/15
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18.00 RM Very Low 323th/334 78th/87 12th/14
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM Moderate 187th/365 13th/80 2nd/15
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.75 RM Moderate 200th/349 29th/74 5th/15
Cappuccino (regular) 13.36 RM Low 235th/387 43th/88 4th/15
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.35 RM Very Low 334th/396 48th/94 9th/15
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 RM Low 309th/391 34th/92 7th/15
MarketsValue World
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.69 RM High 110th/397 44th/94 9th/15
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.72 RM Low 307th/392 48th/94 14th/15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.58 RM Very Low 322th/389 53th/93 6th/15
Eggs (regular) (12) 8.40 RM Very Low 318th/381 55th/94 11st/15
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.39 RM
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.13 RM Low 300th/387 45th/94 4th/15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 25.06 RM
Apples (1 lb) 5.29 RM Moderate 197th/394 37th/92 15th/15
Banana (1 lb) 2.86 RM Low 304th/395 56th/93 8th/15
Oranges (1 lb) 5.67 RM
Tomato (1 lb) 2.25 RM Very Low 322th/368 58th/91 15th/15
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 RM Very Low 316th/382 56th/93 15th/15
Onion (1 lb) 2.97 RM
Lettuce (1 head) 4.79 RM
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 RM Very Low 339th/382 60th/94 15th/15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 RM High 133th/368 34th/76 12th/15
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.36 RM High 91st/360 19th/79 6th/15
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.14 RM High 104th/344 27th/75 7th/15
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.50 RM
TransportationValue World
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 RM
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 RM
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 RM
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.76 RM Very Low 390th/396 91st/93 15th/15
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 167,112.73 RM
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 127,222.00 RM
Utilities (Monthly)Value World
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.77 RM Very Low 372th/385 85th/93 15th/15
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 41.67 RM Very Low 309th/384 51st/94 9th/15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 121.42 RM Low 252th/395 31st/93 9th/15
Sports And LeisureValue World
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 127.14 RM Very Low 297th/360 63th/92 15th/15
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 RM
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 RM Very Low 343th/354 73th/82 12th/15
ChildcareValue World
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 858.33 RM Very Low 222th/267 53th/76 9th/11
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,750.00 RM
Clothing And ShoesValue World
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 288.57 RM Moderate 224th/375 26th/90 2nd/14
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 135.00 RM Very Low 307th/344 67th/88 10th/13
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 321.43 RM Very Low 339th/377 64th/91 14th/15
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 239.00 RM Very Low 321st/352 63th/89 13th/14
Rent Per MonthValue World
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,987.50 RM Low 289th/368 60th/91 12th/15
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,357.14 RM Low 295th/375 54th/90 7th/15
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,425.00 RM Very Low 293th/359 64th/90 12th/15
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,512.50 RM Very Low 297th/361 61st/86 12th/15
Buy Apartment PriceValue World
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 912.40 RM
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 596.53 RM
Salaries And FinancingValue World
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,550.00 RM Low 256th/393 37th/93 3rd/15
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 Very Low 292th/363 74th/83 9th/10
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