Malaysia - General information
RegionSoutheast Asia
CapitalKuala Lumpur
LanguageMalay, English
CurrencyMalaysian Ringgit
Population28,334,135
Phone code+60
Cost of living in Malaysia, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 102 179
Food 133 192
Transportation 19 46
Communications and utilities 57 52
Clothing 17 66
Sports and leisure 16 47
Accommodation in Malaysia, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre103
Shared room in city centre181
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre168
1 bedroom apartment in city centre303
Coordinates of Malaysia
Latitude2.500000000
Longitude112.500000000
Elevation (STRM3)275 m.

List of largest cities in Malaysia

 
Kota Bharu Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu Kelantan
1,459,994
Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur
1,453,975
Klang Klang
Klang Selangor
879,867
Kampung Baru Subang Kampung Baru Subang
Kampung Baru Subang Selangor
833,571
Johor Bahru Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru Johor
802,489
Subang Jaya Subang Jaya
Subang Jaya Selangor
708,296

Cost of living and prices in Malaysia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2.4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 11.9 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 2.9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.8 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.6 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.6 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.8 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.6 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 14.4 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 2.8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2.3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2.0 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13.1 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.3 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4.1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 23.8 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.7 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.4 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 6.0 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.5 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 35,685.5 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 33.5 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 5.7 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 3.6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 56.9 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 30.7 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 66.9 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 61.5 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 379.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 209.4 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 677.4 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 387.1 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 43.0 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,007.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,106.4 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 812.8 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.62%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Malaysia

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C37363633373736363636363838
Average high°C31313030303131323231313131
Average temperature°C26262626262626272727262626
Average low°C22222222212222232322222222
Record low°C21202119171820192119202017
RainDays1215161291013131291011143
FogDays171819202018212019161717221
ThunderstormsDays14161613911151816111211162
Average precipitationMm.2062793422992121942382582181401471692700
Relative humidity%81858585818181848180818182
Relative humidity morning%86868786868686868685858586
Relative humidity evening%65677067626162666561616064
Wind speedKm/h877791077781098
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131312
Dew point°C232323222222232323232322273
Growing degree-day°C4885014784854844545135115305025075055956
Solar radiation, globalMj/m218171514161919191818181817
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