Antigua and Barbuda vs Malaysia - Cost of Living Comparison

Antigua and BarbudaMalaysia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1465
$652
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3394
$1555
🏠 One person rent
$750
$299
🏘️ Family rent
$1314
$501
🍽️ Food Expenses
$513
$231
🚐 Transport Expenses
$79.9
$56.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1001
$882
💸 GDP per capita
$14450
$10402
😃 Human freedom index
6.7
6.37
❤️ Life expectancy
77
76.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
44
51
🏙️ Population
102K
31.6M

The average cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda ($1465) is 125% more expensive than in Malaysia ($652). Antigua and Barbuda ranked 30th vs 135th for Malaysia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Antigua and Barbuda compared to 1.4 months in Malaysia. Ranked 139th and 44th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Antigua and Barbuda vs Malaysia

Antigua and BarbudaMalaysia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.8
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.5
$16.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.78
$3.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$4.41
☕ Cappuccino
$5.26
$2.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$793
$338
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$533
$211
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1491
$627
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$989
$368
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
$33.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$171
$51.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.06%
4.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3961
$1968
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4011
$1133
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$65.1
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$33.2
$5.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.87
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.95
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.04
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.16
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$7.41
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.93
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.54
$2.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.01
$1.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$17.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.16
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.2
$4.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$11
$3.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.23
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.26
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.3
$36.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.32
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$72.6
$14.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.1
$5.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.2
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$66.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$175
$165
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1707
$7113

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Antigua and Barbuda

CityCost of livingPopulation
St. John's
$1458
22.2K
All Saints
$1496
5.31K

In Malaysia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kuala Lumpur
$766
7.59M
Shah Alam
$656
741K
Johor Bahru
$633
798K
Subang Jaya
$808
708K
Klang
$638
878K
Petaling Jaya
$698
639K
Ipoh
$625
867K
Kuantan
$640
608K
George Town
$565
708K
Malacca
$476
455K
Kota Kinabalu
$619
573K
Sungai Petani
$509
443K
Seremban
$479
420K
Kota Bharu
$443
491K
Miri
$600
235K
Kuching
$618
325K
Chukai
$534
256K
Teluk Intan
$532
233K
Bintulu
$585
152K
Lahad Datu
$511
200K
Sandakan
$644
396K
Taiping
$417
245K
Cyberjaya
$406
102K
Kluang
$528
170K
Muar
$424
357K
Alor Setar
$415
217K
Sibu
$394
204K
Putrajaya
$555
68K
Tawau
$458
114K
Langkawi
$472
85.6K