Cost of living comparison between Georgetown (Penang), Malaysia and New York City, United States

TOTAL 44%
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These prices were last updated on October 30, 2014. Exchange rate: 0.30539 USD / MYR

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Cost of living in Georgetown (Penang) (Malaysia) is 44% cheaper than in New York City (United States)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $15,625 in New York City you would need to make just about $8,684 (RM28,436) in Georgetown (Penang).

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