Location Factors

Petaling Jaya

The location factor for Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) is 0.78, based on local living costs.

This means a RM182,967 per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Berlin (Germany).
If you would have to pay full taxes in Germany, this amount would rise to RM210,558.

You can also start a calculation based on Petaling Jaya.

Name Petaling Jaya
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Malaysia
Chosen Factor 0.78 0.90* 0.71 0.81*
Market Rates unavailable 0.43 0.49*
Consumer Price Index 0.67 0.77* 0.60 0.69*
Rent Index* 0.53 0.61* 0.49 0.57*
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 0.63 0.73* 0.58 0.66*
Groceries Index 0.78 0.90* 0.71 0.81*
Restaurant Price Index* 0.46 0.53* 0.35 0.40*
Local Purchasing Power Index* 0.79 0.90* 0.66 0.76*
Buffer Location Bracket* C C
Currency Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Income Tax* 0% to 26%
* Not used for index.* If taxes paid in Germany instead.
Market rates based on PayScale. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Other locations in Malaysia

City Factor Based On
Johor Baharu 0.64 0.73* Living Costs
Kota Kinabalu 0.84 0.97* Living Costs
Kuala Lumpur 0.72 0.83* Living Costs
Penang 0.64 0.74* Living Costs
create calculation* If taxes paid in Germany instead.