Malaysia - General information
Region region
Capital Kuala Lumpur
Language Malay, English
Currency Malaysian Ringgit
Population 28,334,135
Phone code +60
Cost of living in Malaysia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 102 179
Food 133 192
Transportation 19 46
Communications and utilities 57 52
Clothing 17 66
Sports and leisure 16 47
Total 345 582
Accommodation in Malaysia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 103
Shared room in city centre 181
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 168
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 303
Coordinates of Malaysia
Latitude 2.500000000
Longitude 112.500000000
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 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 12 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 14 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 24 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 6 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 35,685 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 33 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 6 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 57 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 31 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 67 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 62 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 379 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 209 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 677 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 387 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 43 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,007 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,106 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 813 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.62%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Malaysia

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 37 36 36 33 37 37 36 36 36 36 36 38 38
Average high °C 31 31 30 30 30 31 31 32 32 31 31 31 31
Average temperature °C 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 27 27 27 26 26 26
Average low °C 22 22 22 22 21 22 22 23 23 22 22 22 22
Record low °C 21 20 21 19 17 18 20 19 21 19 20 20 17
Rain Days 12 15 16 12 9 10 13 13 12 9 10 11 143
Fog Days 17 18 19 20 20 18 21 20 19 16 17 17 221
Thunderstorms Days 14 16 16 13 9 11 15 18 16 11 12 11 162
Average precipitation Mm. 206 279 342 299 212 194 238 258 218 140 147 169 2700
Relative humidity % 81 85 85 85 81 81 81 84 81 80 81 81 82
Relative humidity morning % 86 86 87 86 86 86 86 86 86 85 85 85 86
Relative humidity evening % 65 67 70 67 62 61 62 66 65 61 61 60 64
Wind speed Km/h 8 7 7 7 9 10 7 7 7 8 10 9 8
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 23 23 23 22 22 22 23 23 23 23 23 22 273
Growing degree-day °C 488 501 478 485 484 454 513 511 530 502 507 505 5956
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 17 15 14 16 19 19 19 18 18 18 18 17
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