Cost of living in Salvador (Brazil) is 7% 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 408 prices entered by 58 different people.
For example, you would need at least RM3,638 (R$ 3,379) in Salvador to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,400 in Alor Star.