Cost of living in Malaysia in 2018

Cost of living in Malaysia

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$MYR
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.81$ 3.33 MYR
Milk (1 l) 1.86$ 7.65 MYR
Eggs (12) 1.36$ 5.59 MYR
Local cheese (1 kg) 15.38$ 63.24 MYR
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 4.00$ 16.45 MYR
White rice (1 kg) 1.18$ 4.85 MYR
Onion (1 kg) 1.28$ 5.26 MYR
Salad (1 kg) 0.98$ 4.03 MYR
Potato (1 kg) 0.98$ 4.03 MYR
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.20$ 4.93 MYR
Mango (kg) 2.61$ 10.73 MYR
Avocado (kg) 2.08$ 8.55 MYR
Kiwi (kg) 1.60$ 6.58 MYR
Bananas (kg) 1.48$ 6.09 MYR
Apples (kg) 2.55$ 10.49 MYR
Orange (1 kg) 2.45$ 10.07 MYR
Beef (1 kg) 8.45$ 34.75 MYR
Pork (1 kg) 7.65$ 31.46 MYR
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.59$ 2.43 MYR
Restaurants$MYR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 3.00$ 12.34 MYR
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 7.75$ 31.87 MYR
Cappuccino (regular) 2.70$ 11.10 MYR
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.65$ 2.67 MYR
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.45$ 1.85 MYR
Big Mac meal 3.61$ 14.84 MYR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 16.50$ 67.85 MYR
Alcohol$MYR
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 2.57$ 10.57 MYR
Imported beer (0,33 l) 3.50$ 14.39 MYR
Wine (700 ml) 16.65$ 68.46 MYR
Vodka, rum, brandy 18.50$ 76.07 MYR
Pack of cigarettes 4.30$ 17.68 MYR
Hotels and hostels$MYR
Hostel (for 1 person) 11.50$ 47.29 MYR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 24.50$ 100.74 MYR
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 41.00$ 168.59 MYR
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 58.00$ 238.50 MYR
Apartments for rent$MYR
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 430.00$ 1768.16 MYR
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 295.00$ 1213.04 MYR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 840.00$ 3454.09 MYR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 490.00$ 2014.88 MYR
Internet (60 Mbps) 41.00$ 168.59 MYR
Transportation$MYR
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.69$ 2.84 MYR
Public transport (Monthly pass) 29.00$ 119.25 MYR
Taxi Start 1.90$ 7.81 MYR
Taxi (1 km) 0.60$ 2.47 MYR
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 6.70$ 27.55 MYR
Petrol (gas) 0.59$ 2.43 MYR
Personal care$MYR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 1.60$ 6.58 MYR
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2.45$ 10.07 MYR
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 2.30$ 9.46 MYR
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.10$ 12.75 MYR
Tube of toothpaste 2.40$ 9.87 MYR
Visit to private doctor 10.00$ 41.12 MYR
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 9.00$ 37.01 MYR
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 4.20$ 17.27 MYR
Entertainment$MYR
1 ticket to the movie 4.00$ 16.45 MYR
1 ticket to the theatre 11.00$ 45.23 MYR
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.50$ 30.84 MYR
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.50$ 154.20 MYR
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 6.50$ 26.73 MYR
Other prices$MYR
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.50$ 261.11 MYR
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00$ 123.36 MYR
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.00$ 312.51 MYR
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.00$ 291.95 MYR
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