Cost of Living in Kuala Terengganu

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$416
$1178
🛋️ Without rent
$290
$856
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$126
$322
🍽️ Food
$208
$526
🚐 Transport
$24.1
$63.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$724
😀 Quality of life
47
🏙️ Population
255K

The average cost of living in Kuala Terengganu is $416, which is in the top 6% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8720th out of 9294 in our global list and 34th out of 34 in Malaysia.

The median after-tax salary is $724, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 6362nd (TOP 68%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 22nd best city to live in Malaysia. With an estimated population of 255K, Kuala Terengganu is the 19th largest city in Malaysia.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Sultan Mahmud Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 20.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3961 University of Malaysia, Terengganu
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Prices in Kuala Terengganu

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$7.23
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.26
 Cappuccino
$2.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.4
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$60.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$499
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$181
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1447
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$828
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$162
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405

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