Kuala Lumpur

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Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur

Costs of living in Kuala Lumpur are in the least expensive 20 percent of all 261 Teleport cities. Moving to Kuala Lumpur will very likely decrease your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing prices in Kuala Lumpur

Large apartment

$524$934
$729
Median rent in city center
-44%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$435$758
$597
Median rent in city center
-43%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$347$582
$464
Median rent in city center
-41%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Prices for items of daily living

PricePrice compared to the average price of all citiesPrice ranking compared to all cities
Food & drink
A kilogram of Apples$2.50-8%131/264
Bread$0.35-60%46/262
A Cappuccino$3-7%115/264
A beer$2.50+34%214/262
Lunch$3.90-64%13/264
Transportation
Monthly public transport$27-51%51/264
5km taxi ride$2.40-67%46/264
Other
Movie ticket$3.90-59%13/264
Monthly fitness club membership$43-12%128/264
Broadband internet connection$41+11%157/264