Living cost in Malaysia

The living cost in Malaysia is one of the most important things that students check before entering Malaysia, the cost of living in Malaysia and in other countries depends on the situation and location.

living cost in malaysia
living cost in malaysia

In general, costs of living in Malaysia include three main parts.

  1. The cost of studying in Malaysia: it includes tuition, health insurance, registration and student visas which by referring to the link for information of each intended university or college on this site, you can see the cost of study in Malaysia for each program and each University per year.
  2. The cost of renting a house or room in Malaysia: it includes a monthly rent of a room or monthly rent of an apartment, which in the following table estimated costs for a variety of homes and rooms in Malaysia have been written approximately.
  3. Monthly fixed costs in Malaysia: These costs include fixed costs that must be paid each month and have been written in the table below.

 In the table below the overall Living Cost in Malaysia for single and married students have been classified in several ways, and accordingly you can set your financial plans.

 

ITEMS Costs in Ringgit Malaysia Per Month for 1 STUDENT
in single room in Sharing room whole Apartment
Accommodation  500 – 700   350 – 500  1300 – 2000
Internet Usage  40 – 50  20 – 30 150 – 200
Water Bill  5- 10 5 – 10 15 – 25
Electricity Bill   40 -50 30 – 40 50 – 100
Mobile Phone Bill  30 – 50  30 – 50 30 – 50
Public Transport  100 – 130 100 – 130 100 – 130
Personal Expenses like toiletries, grooming, clothes  80 – 100  80 – 100  80 – 100
Food (Foodstuffs)  300 – 400 250 – 350 300 – 400
Fruits and dairy  20 – 30  20 – 30  20 – 30
Stationery  30  30 30
Out door ( cinema & restaurants )  55  55 55
Total Cost Per Month  1200 –  1600  1000 – 1350  2100 – 3100

 

ITEMS Costs in Ringgit Malaysia Per Month for FAMILY
wife and husband  wife and husband with one child
Accommodation ( Whole apartment ) 1400 – 3000 1400 – 3000
Internet Usage 100 – 200 100 – 200
Water Bill 10 – 20 20 – 30 
Electricity Bill  70 – 100 100 – 120 
Mobile Phone Bill 50 – 80  50 – 80
Public Transport 150 – 200  150 – 200
Personal Expenses like toiletries, grooming, clothes 200 – 250  250 – 300
Food (Foodstuffs) 400 – 500 500 – 600 
Fruits and dairy 50 – 80 70 – 100
Stationery 50  50 
Out door ( cinema & restaurants ) 180 – 200  200 – 250
Total Cost Per Month  2650 – 4750  2900 – 5000