Cost of living comparison between Des Moines, Iowa, United States and Alor Star, Malaysia

TOTAL 54%
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These prices were last updated on December 04, 2016. Exchange rate: 4.440 MYR / USD

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Cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa (United States) is 54% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM5,775 ($1,301) in Des Moines, Iowa to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,750 in Alor Star.

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