Cost of living in Batu Pahat, Malaysia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district RM7
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) RM6.00
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast RM6.00
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk RM5.00
12 eggs, large RM4.80
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes RM4.00
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese -
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples -
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes RM3.00
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of Coca-Cola RM7
Bread for 2 people for 1 day RM1.80
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area RM1,017
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area RM800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat RM150
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio -
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) RM60
40” flat screen TV RM1,000
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) RM250
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) RM8
Hourly rate for cleaning help RM15
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) RM250
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) RM91
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) RM144
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes -
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas RM2.10
Monthly ticket public transport -
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) RM30
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) RM8
4 rolls of toilet paper RM4.00
Tube of toothpaste RM4.00
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city RM7
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub RM50
2 tickets to the movies RM26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert RM200
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district -
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes -
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 35 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 19, 2017.

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