Summary

Cost of living in New York, NY is 85% more expensive than Kuala Lumpur according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$4,921
$729
Cost of Living
$4,983
$832
Average Salary
$4,072
$495
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$3,132.23
$380.45
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$2,002.93
$309.12
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$6,594.04
$951.14
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$3,679.76
$594.46

Salaries And Financing

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$4,983.06
$832.24
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.08
%4.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$140.91
$36.49
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.09
$0.04
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$68.75
$29.68

Markets

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.17
$1.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.95
$0.7
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.58
$1.06
Local Cheese (1kg)
$17.01
$7.69
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.27
$0.5
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.34
$8.12
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.23
$1.18
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.96
$1.84
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$14.01
$3.66
Apples (1kg)
$6.01
$1.8
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.63
$1.86
Oranges (1kg)
$6.04
$1.95
Potato (1kg)
$4.29
$0.72
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.42
$0.64
Rice (white), (1kg)
$6.79
$0.95
Tomato (1kg)
$5.94
$0.81
Banana (1kg)
$2.69
$1.14
Onion (1kg)
$3.53
$0.75
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.09
$4.38

Transportation

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.75
$0.48
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$125.16
$23.78
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.84
$0.48
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,148.34
$33,686.05
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.94
$0.67
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.12
$0.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$32.67
$4.5
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,300.78
$23,382.08

Clothing And Shoes

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$58.13
$49.93
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$40.79
$20.05
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$88.28
$57.4
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$136.35
$47.66

Restaurants

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$20
$1.94
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$81.67
$11.95
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.67
$2.88
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$7.09
$2.38
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$8.33
$2.73
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.08
$0.73
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.64
$0.39
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.57
$1.83

Sports And Leisure

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$85.54
$35.67
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$36.99
$0
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$16.42
$3.47

Childcare

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$2,339.6
$118.89
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$38,474.64
$5,112.35

Buy Apartment Price

Name
New York, NY
Kuala Lumpur
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$15,526.36
$0
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$7,450.24
$0