Cost of living in Cape Town, South Africa compared to Alor Star, Malaysia

TOTAL + 27%
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These prices were last updated on March 20, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.32457 MYR / ZAR

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Cost of living in Cape Town (South Africa) is 27% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM4,206 (R 12,958) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,300 in Alor Star.

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