Cost of Living Data for Malaysia

Restaurants Value Range
Inexpensive meal 9.00
152
6.00 - 10.00
Mid-range meal 50.00
133
30.00 - 80.00
Meal at McDonalds (Combo) 12.00
105
10.00 - 15.00
Domestic beer 9.51
77
6.00 - 12.21
Imported beer 13.32
77
8.00 - 16.00
Coke/Pepsi 2.28
108
1.80 - 2.80

Transportation Value Range
One-way ticket (local transport) 2.00 1.40 - 3.00
Monthly pass (regular price) 100.00 50.00 - 100.00
Taxi 25.00 18.00 - 35.00
Gasoline 7.37 7.38 - 8.71
Car (VW Golf 1.4 90kW Trendline) 150000.00 100000.00 - 160000.00

Sports and Leisure Value Range
Fitness club (monthly, adult) 139.99 89.00 - 180.00
Tennis court rent 23.85 10.00 - 30.00
Cinema (international release) 15.00 11.00 - 15.00

Rent Per Month Value Range
Apartment (1 bed) city centre 1596.41 700.00 - 2000.00
Apartment (1 bed) outside centre 889.71 350.00 - 1200.00
Apartment (3 bed) city centre 2826.47 1200.00 - 4000.00
Apartment (3 bed) outside centre 1627.63 800.00 - 2100.00

Salaries and Financing Value Range
Net monthly disposable income 3505.20 1800.00 - 5000.00
Annual mortgage interest rate % 4.62 4.00 - 6.00

Markets Value Range
Milk 25.05
80
18.93 - 26.50
Loaf of fresh white bread 2.83
104
2.27 - 3.40
Dozen eggs 5.12
101
4.00 - 6.00
Local cheese 8.53 $
54
4.61 - 13.17
Chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, 1kg) 5.44
110
3.63 - 6.80
Water 1.33
122
1.00 - 2.00
Wine 50.00
74
35.00 - 65.00
Cigarettes 16.00
85
12.00 - 13.50

Utilities Value Range
Internet access (monthly, 10Mbps, unlimited) 161.77 120.00 - 170.00
1 minute of pre-paid mobile credit local 0.11 $ 0.05 - 0.19
Utilities for 85sq.m. apartment (electricity, heating, waste, water) 182.34 100.00 - 274.48

Clothing and Shoes Value Range
Pair of jeans (Levi) 234.38 135.00 - 300.00
Summer dress in chain store (Zara, H&M) 130.64 80.00 - 200.00
Pair of running shoes (Nike) 277.52 200.00 - 350.00
Pair of business shoes (man, leather) 260.97 199.00 - 300.00

Property Purchase Price Value Range
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment city centre 779.92 378.02 - 999.99
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment outside centre 415.72 270.00 - 600.00