Cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa, United States compared to Alor Star, Malaysia

TOTAL + 47%
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These prices were last updated on April 26, 2017. Exchange rate: 4.398 MYR / USD

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Cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa (United States) is 47% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM3,666 ($834) in Des Moines, Iowa to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM2,500 in Alor Star.

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