Kuala Lumpur Malaysia vs Seoul South Korea cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Supermarket prices in Kuala Lumpur
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.49 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 3.35 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.16 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.91 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.58 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.6 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.56 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.42 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.18 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.29 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.88 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.91 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.13 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.99 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.55 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 16.69 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.5 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.64 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 4.11 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Kuala Lumpur
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 3.58 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.8 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 16.52 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.33 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.74 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.63 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.29 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.63 (USD)

Shopping prices in Kuala Lumpur
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 64.14 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 68.2 (USD)
High quality jeans 53.52 (USD)
womens summer dress 31.94 (USD)

Transportation in Kuala Lumpur
Taxi minimum charge 0.9 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.66 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 5.5 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.66 (USD)
One month pass 22.23 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.51 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 36354 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 29409 (USD)

Rent prices in Kuala Lumpur
1 bedroom flat in city center 526 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 875 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 290 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 506 (USD)
Square meter in city center 3043 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 1415 (USD)

Home and utilities in Kuala Lumpur
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 54 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 28 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.07 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Kuala Lumpur
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 180 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 8129 (USD)

Gym and activities in Kuala Lumpur
Gym monthly membership cost 36.99 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 7.68 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 4.33 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Kuala Lumpur
Average monthly net salary 913 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.5 %

Cost of living in Seoul South Korea

Supermarket prices in Seoul
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 2.13 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 7.4 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.47 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.96 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 20.99 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.84 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 34.17 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.67 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.55 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.49 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.39 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.86 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.47 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 2.35 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.23 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 15.9 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.49 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.64 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 3.54 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Seoul
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.86 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 7.15 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 32.46 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.78 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.58 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.37 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.03 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 5.07 (USD)

Shopping prices in Seoul
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 75 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 123.39 (USD)
High quality jeans 59.1 (USD)
womens summer dress 42.21 (USD)

Transportation in Seoul
Taxi minimum charge 3.02 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.67 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 9.74 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.99 (USD)
One month pass 46.44 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.32 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 25621 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 22126 (USD)

Rent prices in Seoul
1 bedroom flat in city center 775 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 2075 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 524 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1115 (USD)
Square meter in city center 15127 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 7015 (USD)

Home and utilities in Seoul
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 170 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 22 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.1 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Seoul
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 369 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 19150 (USD)

Gym and activities in Seoul
Gym monthly membership cost 52.61 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 18.25 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 8.2 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Seoul
Average monthly net salary 2483 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 3.6 %