Price Rankings for Penang, Malaysia

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World Ranking

12th Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 519 Cities in the World.
21st Cheapest Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course (Restaurants) out of 507 Cities in the World.
24th Cheapest Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant (Restaurants) out of 531 Cities in the World.
18th Most Expensive Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) (Markets) out of 504 Cities in the World.
88th Most Expensive Milk (regular), (1 liter) (Markets) out of 535 Cities in the World.
50th Most Expensive Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) (Markets) out of 467 Cities in the World.

Asia Ranking

6th Cheapest Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 117 Cities in Asia
14th Cheapest 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 109 Cities in Asia
20th Cheapest Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant (Restaurants) out of 113 Cities in Asia
19th Most Expensive Oranges (1kg) (Markets) out of 116 Cities in Asia
13th Most Expensive Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) (Markets) out of 91 Cities in Asia
40th Most Expensive Milk (regular), (1 liter) (Markets) out of 118 Cities in Asia

South-Eastern Asia Ranking

1st Cheapest Water (1.5 liter bottle) (Markets) out of 20 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
1st Cheapest Potato (1kg) (Markets) out of 19 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
1st Cheapest Onion (1kg) (Markets) out of 18 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
3rd Most Expensive Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) (Restaurants) out of 20 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
3rd Most Expensive Chicken Fillets (1kg) (Markets) out of 19 Cities in South-Eastern Asia
4th Most Expensive Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) (Restaurants) out of 20 Cities in South-Eastern Asia

RestaurantsValue World
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM Very Low 508th/531 94th/113 14th/20
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM Very Low 487th/507 91st/110 18th/20
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.50 RM Very Low 431st/460 78th/104 11st/20
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM Moderate 269th/497 26th/97 4th/20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 RM Moderate 223th/503 24th/95 3rd/20
Cappuccino (regular) 11.25 RM Low 323th/530 52th/115 7th/20
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 RM Very Low 507th/535 97th/118 19th/20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 RM Very Low 450th/533 52th/117 13th/20
MarketsValue World
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.69 RM Very High 88th/535 40th/118 8th/20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.43 RM Low 409th/529 59th/118 18th/20
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.22 RM Low 416th/526 60th/118 6th/20
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.69 RM Very Low 412th/488 69th/117 16th/20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.81 RM
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.01 RM Low 343th/492 41st/117 3rd/19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.33 RM Low 370th/479 64th/111 12th/18
Apples (1 lb) 4.55 RM Moderate 298th/531 48th/118 14th/20
Banana (1 lb) 2.85 RM Moderate 297th/530 60th/115 10th/20
Oranges (1 lb) 4.63 RM High 198th/519 19th/116 8th/19
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 RM Very Low 428th/506 72th/114 16th/18
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 RM Very Low 424th/525 64th/117 19th/19
Onion (1 lb) 1.74 RM Low 369th/524 52th/116 18th/18
Lettuce (1 head) 3.88 RM
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.64 RM Very Low 474th/529 80th/117 20th/20
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 78.00 RM Very High 18th/504 14th/91 8th/20
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.47 RM High 119th/470 21st/97 6th/20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.81 RM Very High 50th/467 13th/91 5th/20
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.75 RM Low 332th/473 50th/102 6th/19
TransportationValue World
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM Low 395th/498 54th/112 11st/19
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 RM Very Low 351st/420 48th/90 6th/12
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 RM
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 RM Very Low 363th/419 57th/96 10th/16
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.91 RM Very Low 508th/519 112th/117 19th/20
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 169,225.45 RM
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 128,981.33 RM Very High 64th/402 21st/95 5th/14
Utilities (Monthly)Value World
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 216.57 RM Very Low 460th/525 78th/117 16th/20
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 RM Low 260th/360 45th/105 13th/20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 126.62 RM Low 350th/529 42th/112 10th/20
Sports And LeisureValue World
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 127.14 RM Low 399th/519 68th/111 17th/20
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.00 RM
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM Very Low 501st/525 91st/113 16th/20
ChildcareValue World
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 933.33 RM Low 293th/409 55th/106 11st/16
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,600.00 RM Moderate 160th/321 36th/97 13th/17
Clothing And ShoesValue World
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 235.62 RM Moderate 310th/525 39th/111 5th/19
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 108.33 RM Very Low 494th/518 96th/109 14th/20
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 296.25 RM Very Low 433th/528 70th/111 15th/19
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 325.00 RM Low 393th/525 56th/112 7th/19
Rent Per MonthValue World
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,165.23 RM Very Low 432th/487 79th/113 18th/20
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 990.00 RM Very Low 426th/506 71st/113 16th/20
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,385.71 RM Very Low 385th/448 81st/113 19th/20
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,928.57 RM Very Low 376th/461 74th/113 17th/20
Buy Apartment PriceValue World
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 787.57 RM Low 262th/377 49th/102 13th/18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 553.75 RM Low 224th/353 37th/97 8th/16
Salaries And FinancingValue World
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,683.33 RM Low 332th/497 48th/110 4th/20
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.60 Low 316th/463 91st/105 15th/16
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