Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) is 51% cheaper than in Albany, New York (United States)
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 2,270 prices entered by 377 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $4,500 in Albany, New York you would need to make just about $2,195 (RM8,970) in Kuala Lumpur.