Cost of living in Salvador (Brazil) is 15% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 384 prices entered by 45 different people.
For example, you would need at least RM3,665 (R$ 3,349) in Salvador to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,200 in Alor Star.