Cost of Living Comparison

MYR
COMPARED TO
LYD

Tripoli is 57.5% more expensive than Kuala Lumpur.

If you lived in Tripoli instead of Kuala Lumpur, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.5 times more for restaurants

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.89
RM12.41
$14.55
LYD20.150
+403.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.81
RM16.33
$7.27
LYD10.080
+91.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.65
RM2.78
$1.25
LYD1.730
+92.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.34
RM1.47
$0.44
LYD0.610
+27.9%
Average +153.5%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 86.0% more for groceries

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.80
RM3.41
$0.53
LYD0.730
-33.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.73
RM24.59
$8.80
LYD12.190
+53.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.26
RM26.85
$10.05
LYD13.920
+60.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.48
RM6.34
$3.95
LYD5.470
+167.0%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.35
RM5.78
$6.19
LYD8.570
+359.5%
Apples (1 lb) $1.15
RM4.93
$1.78
LYD2.460
+54.7%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.69
RM2.97
$1.23
LYD1.700
+77.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.02
RM4.38
$1.30
LYD1.800
+27.2%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.56
RM2.40
$0.80
LYD1.110
+42.6%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.42
RM1.80
$0.76
LYD1.050
+81.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.46
RM1.96
$0.72
LYD0.990
+56.8%
Average +86.0%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 65.9% more for transportation

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.86
RM8.00
$0.41
LYD0.570
-77.8%
Monthly public transit pass $24.10
RM103.39
$25.00
LYD34.640
+3.7%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $37,951.81
RM162,832.30
$20,000.00
LYD27,710.040
-47.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $6.75
RM28.95
$32.73
LYD45.340
+385.1%
Average +65.9%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of transportation
home

pay 22.7% more for housing

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$29.94
RM128.46
$55.35
LYD76.690
+84.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $494.25
RM2,120.57
$535.84
LYD742.410
+8.4%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $297.45
RM1,276.21
$322.47
LYD446.780
+8.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$38.77
RM166.33
$34.53
LYD47.840
-10.9%
Average +22.7%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 43.4% less for childcare

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $189.88
RM814.70
$125.13
LYD173.360
-34.1%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,896.47
RM33,879.84
$3,733.77
LYD5,173.140
-52.7%
Average -43.4%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 25.5% more for entertainment and sports

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.61
RM15.51
$2.73
LYD3.780
-24.5%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.81
RM12.04
$1.52
LYD2.100
-46.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.31
RM18.51
$5.82
LYD8.060
+34.9%
Monthly membership at local gym $41.29
RM177.17
$63.31
LYD87.720
+53.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $4.34
RM18.61
$9.09
LYD12.600
+109.6%
Average +25.5%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 92.0% more for clothing

  Kuala Lumpur help_outline Tripoli help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$53.37
RM228.96
$85.19
LYD118.040
+59.6%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.14
RM129.31
$70.68
LYD97.930
+134.5%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$70.55
RM302.68
$124.19
LYD172.070
+76.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $75.14
RM322.39
$148.70
LYD206.030
+97.9%
Average +92.0%

Kuala Lumpur vs. Tripoli - Cost of clothing
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