Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) is 49% 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 1,914 prices entered by 357 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $4,900 in Albany, New York you would need to make just about $2,487 (RM9,729) in Kuala Lumpur.