Cost of Living in Chukai

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$532
$1297
🛋️ Without rent
$296
$878
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$237
$419
🍽️ Food
$212
$543
🚐 Transport
$27
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$718
😀 Quality of life
46
🏙️ Population
256K

The average cost of living in Chukai is $532, which is in the top 13% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8042nd out of 9294 in our global list and 18th out of 34 in Malaysia.

The median after-tax salary is $718, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 6440th (TOP 69%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 25th best city to live in Malaysia. With an estimated population of 256K, Chukai is the 18th largest city in Malaysia.

✈️ Closest airport 34 km Kerteh Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.1 µg/m³
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Prices in Chukai

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.5
 Cappuccino
$2.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$165
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$492
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$313
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1464
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$825
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$141
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5087

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