Cost of living and prices in Malaysia, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc. 🇲🇾 Updated May 2021

Malaysia is country located in South-Eastern Asia. Bordered by Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand. Malaysia covers an area of 329,750 square kilometres. Malaysia has a population of 28,274,729 and a population density of 85.75 people per square kilometre. The official language of Malaysia is Malaysian. Malaysia gross domestic product (GDP) is $312,400,000,000. GDP per capita is $ 11049. The currency in Malaysia is Malaysian ringgit. Top level domains in Malaysia: .my

Estimated cost of living for a month without rent

612.85 USD

Total cost of living for two person with average consumption for one month will be 612.85 USD, no rent price included. Click here to calculate cost-of-living estimate in Malaysia

Cost of Living Estimate

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Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
2.44 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
12.25 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
2.94 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
3.19 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
3.68 $
Cappuccino
2.42 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.57 $

Markets prices

Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.32 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
1.70 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
0.79 $
White Rice, 1 kg
1.00 $
Eggs, 12 pack
1.28 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
15.16 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
3.00 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
5.96 $
Apples, 1 kg
2.41 $
Banana, 1 kg
1.28 $
Oranges, 1 kg
2.35 $
Tomato, 1 kg
1.19 $
Potato, 1 kg
0.98 $
Onion, 1 kg
1.07 $
Lettuce, 1 head
0.95 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
0.58 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
14.71 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
2.73 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
3.02 $
Pack of Cigarettes
4.17 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
0.61 $
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
24.52 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
0.74 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
0.48 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
6.13 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
0.53 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
36,267.20 $
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
28,861.25 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
46.64 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.06 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
39.85 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
33.51 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
6.10 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
3.68 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
834.50 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages for 20 Years Fixed-Rate, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
0.29 %

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
155.94 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
6,237.40 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
56.11 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
28.79 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
67.40 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
66.10 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
355.51 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
221.22 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
651.10 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
386.03 $

Buy Apartment prices

Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
2,130.21 $
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center
1,163.52 $