Cost of living comparison between Houston, Texas, United States and Alor Star, Malaysia

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These prices were last updated on October 23, 2016. Exchange rate: 4.185 MYR / USD

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International Cost of Living Index


Cost of living in Houston, Texas (United States) is 70% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM6,385 ($1,526) in Houston, Texas to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,750 in Alor Star.

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