Price Rankings for Penang, Malaysia

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World Ranking

17th Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 588 Cities in the World.
29th Cheapest 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 576 Cities in the World.
30th Cheapest McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) (Restaurants) out of 486 Cities in the World.
14th Most Expensive Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) (Markets) out of 554 Cities in the World.
98th Most Expensive Milk (regular), (1 liter) (Markets) out of 587 Cities in the World.
70th Most Expensive Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) (Transportation) out of 455 Cities in the World.

Asia Ranking

13th Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 135 Cities in Asia
18th Cheapest 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 133 Cities in Asia
24th Cheapest McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) (Restaurants) out of 110 Cities in Asia
25th Most Expensive Oranges (1kg) (Markets) out of 127 Cities in Asia
37th Most Expensive 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 134 Cities in Asia
24th Most Expensive Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) (Transportation) out of 120 Cities in Asia

South-Eastern Asia Ranking

1st Cheapest Potato (1kg) (Markets) out of 22 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
2nd Cheapest Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre (Rent Per Month) out of 24 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
2nd Cheapest Onion (1kg) (Markets) out of 21 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
3rd Most Expensive Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) (Restaurants) out of 24 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
4th Most Expensive Cappuccino (regular) (Restaurants) out of 24 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
3rd Most Expensive Chicken Fillets (1kg) (Markets) out of 23 Cities in South-Eastern Asia

RestaurantsValue World
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM Very Low 545th/586 97th/134 12th/24
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM Very Low 543th/580 94th/131 20th/24
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM Very Low 457th/486 87th/110 12th/21
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM Moderate 316th/566 19th/114 3rd/24
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00 RM Low 354th/560 56th/114 10th/24
Cappuccino (regular) 11.46 RM Moderate 341st/585 42th/134 4th/24
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 RM Very Low 506th/585 65th/134 17th/24
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 RM Very Low 490th/585 48th/135 15th/24
MarketsValue World
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.50 RM Very High 98th/587 41st/135 14th/24
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.03 RM Low 445th/581 57th/132 19th/22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 RM Very Low 530th/577 94th/135 22th/24
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.20 RM Very Low 481st/587 71st/135 18th/24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.75 RM Moderate 255th/557 35th/120 12th/18
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.84 RM Low 435th/580 40th/133 3rd/23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.79 RM Low 436th/545 61st/117 17th/21
Apples (1 lb) 4.06 RM Low 372th/581 57th/134 17th/23
Banana (1 lb) 2.75 RM Moderate 328th/578 52th/134 10th/24
Oranges (1 lb) 3.90 RM Moderate 261st/539 25th/127 10th/19
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 RM Very Low 463th/569 56th/132 13th/22
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 RM Low 424th/564 61st/130 22th/22
Onion (1 lb) 1.75 RM Low 393th/561 48th/131 20th/21
Lettuce (1 head) 3.42 RM
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 RM Very Low 471st/556 68th/132 20th/23
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 RM Very High 14th/554 10th/104 6th/22
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.62 RM High 148th/508 23th/107 7th/22
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.83 RM High 103th/482 35th/97 9th/19
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.50 RM
TransportationValue World
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM Low 443th/570 47th/130 10th/21
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.50 RM Very Low 427th/502 54th/112 7th/12
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 RM Low 368th/504 48th/126 4th/23
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 RM Low 353th/447 43th/122 9th/20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.98 RM Very Low 572th/588 123th/135 20th/24
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 170,000.00 RM
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 123,279.72 RM Very High 70th/455 24th/120 12th/19
Utilities (Monthly)Value World
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.06 RM Very Low 529th/583 96th/134 22th/24
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM Low 322th/432 45th/121 17th/21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 122.62 RM Low 406th/587 43th/135 12th/24
Sports And LeisureValue World
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 122.86 RM Low 439th/588 68th/135 18th/24
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.67 RM
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM Very Low 533th/584 89th/133 19th/24
ChildcareValue World
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 897.14 RM Low 352th/493 46th/126 7th/19
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,457.14 RM Moderate 161st/337 31st/119 12th/19
Clothing And ShoesValue World
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 234.37 RM Moderate 303th/584 37th/134 5th/23
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 106.80 RM Very Low 548th/576 116th/133 20th/23
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 294.71 RM Low 468th/587 63th/134 16th/23
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 286.93 RM Very Low 471st/581 57th/134 12th/23
Rent Per MonthValue World
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,210.06 RM Very Low 507th/587 75th/135 20th/24
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 804.00 RM Very Low 502th/586 69th/135 19th/24
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,218.75 RM Very Low 511st/585 82th/135 23th/24
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,646.67 RM Very Low 488th/586 67th/135 19th/24
Buy Apartment PriceValue World
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 728.66 RM Low 352th/492 51st/116 15th/21
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 503.75 RM Low 312th/474 41st/110 11st/18
Salaries And FinancingValue World
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,515.22 RM Low 396th/582 44th/135 5th/24
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 Moderate 220th/537 101st/121 16th/18
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