Austria vs Malaysia - Cost of Living Comparison

AustriaMalaysia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1617
$652
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3953
$1555
🏠 One person rent
$827
$299
🏘️ Family rent
$1508
$501
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$231
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$56.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2603
$882
💸 GDP per capita
$48105
$10402
😃 Human freedom index
8.45
6.37
❤️ Life expectancy
81.8
76.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
51
🏙️ Population
8.81M
31.6M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1617) is 148% more expensive than in Malaysia ($652). Austria ranked 22nd 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 1.6 months in Austria compared to 1.4 months in Malaysia. Ranked 13th and 44th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Malaysia

AustriaMalaysia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$16.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.37
$3.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.47
$4.41
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
$2.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.08
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$823
$338
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$624
$211
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$627
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1193
$368
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$33.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$51.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.07%
4.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7540
$1968
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4893
$1133
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
$5.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.62
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$7.41
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$2.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$1.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
$17.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.6
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.4
$4.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.35
$3.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
$36.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
$14.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
$5.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$98.5
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.8
$66.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$165
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13109
$7113

Cities Comparison in Austria vs Malaysia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Vienna
$1721
1.91M
Graz
$1394
289K
Linz
$1561
205K
Salzburg
$1543
155K
Innsbruck
$1575
132K
Klagenfurt
$1381
101K
Dornbirn
$1607
48.1K
Villach
$1429
61.9K
Sankt Polten
$1492
55.5K
Wels
$1360
61.2K
Bregenz
$1571
29.8K
Wiener Neustadt
$1844
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1381
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1802
26.3K
Leoben
$1359
24.6K
Leonding
$1462
28.7K
Steyr
$1379
38.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1513
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1542
25K
Traun
$1463
24.5K
Krems an der Donau
$1491
24.6K
Amstetten
$1431
23.7K
Lustenau
$1495
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1418
22.8K
Modling
$1449
20.6K
Hallein
$1440
21.2K

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