About Malaysia


Malaysia is situated in the heart of South East Asia, it reflects the very essence of Asia: the exotic blend of cultures, Malay, Chinese, Indian and the influences of the British, Dutch, Portuguese and Thais, can be found in just one destination. Refer Wiki


Why Malaysia?

A land with so much to see, do and experience. Malaysia is filled with natural beauty, exciting nature adventures, world class sporting events, friendly people and best of all, it offers the most diverse type of food in the region. Its relatively high standard of living with one of the lowest cost of living in this region, strategic location supported by excellent infrastructure, easily accessible via air, sea or land. All these has made Malaysia a top choice for a relaxing, good quality and easy lifestyle second home.

Furthermore, with the availability of good properties at much lower prices as compared to other regions, medical centers and private clinics are found in all states with 24-hour emergency service. There are also quite a number of international schools, private colleges and universities situated in all major cities for higher learning at a reasonable cost.


Cost of Living

Prices of Selected Consumer Items

Prices in supermarkets
  US$
A Can of Coke 0.35 - 0.40
A Mc' donals Burger 2.00
A bottle of Fresh Milk (750ml) 1.00
A bottle of mineral water (1.5 Litre) 0.29 - 0.50
A box of cornflakes (275g) 1.55
A loaf of wholemeal bread (420g) 0.50 - 0.64


Rented Accommodation, Furnished

 

Prime Urban Residential
Area in Kuala Lumpur
(per month)

Suburbs of Kuala Lumpur
(per month)

Houses

 

Bungalow

RM6,500 - 25,000

RM3,200 - 15,000

 

US$1,911 - 6,579

US$842 - 3,947

Semi-detached

RM3,900 - 9,000

RM2,200 - 6,000

 

US$1,026 - 2,368

US$579 - 1,579

Terrace

RM2,000 - 4,000

RM1,100 - 3,700

 

US$526 - 1,176

US$290 - 974

Apartments/Condominiums

 

 1-bedroom

RM1,600 - 2,500

RM1,000 - 1,500

 

US$421 - 658

US$263 - 395

2-bedroom

RM2,200 - 7,500

RM1,400 - 3,200

 

US$579 - 1,974

US$368 - 842

3-bedroom

RM3,500 - 12,500

RM2,000 - 4,500

 

US$921 - 3,290

US$588 - 1,184

*The price various subject to location, furnished, view, density and etc.


International School Fees

There are more than 30 international schools registered with the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. These schools are located in the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Labuan, and the states of Johor (Johor Bahru), Kelantan (Kota Bharu), Melaka (Malacca), Negeri Sembilan (Mantin), Pahang (Kuantan), Penang (island), Perak (Ipoh), Sabah (Kota Kinabalu) and Sarawak (Kuching).

The fees shown below are from a cross-section of the schools and are calculated for a whole year. Kindly refer to the university website for latest update.

The International School of Kuala Lumpur (American curriculum)

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Application : 513 (US$135)

Prep. reception & pre-jr.: 22,317 (US$5,873)

Kinderg. - grade 12 : 13,509 (US$3,555)

Prep. senior - grade 5 : 33,664 (US$8,859)

Prep-reception - prep jr.: 1,520 (US$400)

Grades 6-8 : 38,946 (US$10,249)

Re-enrolment: 3,515 (US$925)

Grades 9-12 : 42,237 (US$11,115)

Family Deposit : 10,013 (US$2,635)


Sri Utama International School, Kuala Lumpur (British curriculum)

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Registration : 500 (US$132)

Kindergarten: 4,610 (US$1,213)

Security fee (refundable)

Lower Primary 1 - 3 : 5,100 (US$1,342)

Kindergarten: 2,000 (US$526)

Upper Primary 4 - 5 : 5,600 (US$1,474)

Lower Primary: 2,550 (US$671)

 Lower Secondary 1 - 3 : 6,100 (US$1,605)

Upper Primary: 2,800 (US$737)

Upper Secondary 4 & 5 : 6,600 (US$1,737)

Lower Secondary: 3,050 (US$803)

 

Upper Secondary: 3,300 (US$868)

 


French International School, Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Registration: 6,750 (US$1,776)

Kindergarten. : 10,917 (US$2,873)

Application : 1,000 (US$263)

Primary School : 13,770 (US$3,624)

Surety deposit : 3,750 (US$987)

High School : 19,341 (US$5,090)

 

College: 24,063 (US$6,332)


 Deutsche Schule, Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Membership: 3000 (US$79)

Kindergarten: 11,400 (US$3,000)

Registration. : 4,500 (US$1,184)

Class 1 - 4 : 15,000 (US$3,947)

Yr 1 -10 reg.: 6,000 (US$1,579)

 Class 5-10 : 16,200 (US$4,263)

Deposit Fee (refundable) :

 

Kindergarten : 2,850 (US$750)

 

Class 1 - 4 : 3,750 (US$987)

 

Class 5 - 10 : 4,050 (US$1,066)

 

Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Kindergarten : 1,000 (US$263)

Kindergarten : 7,200 (US$1,895) 

Primary & Secondary : 2,000 (US$526)

Primary : 5,040 (US$1,326)

 

Senior 1 - 3 : 5,400 (US$1,421)


Chinese Taipei School, Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Entrance Fee : 1,000 (US$263) 

Elementary : 2,000 (US$526)

Building Fund : 1,000 (US$263)

Middle School : 3,000 (US$790)

Parents' Association : 60 (US$16)

High School : 4,000 (US$1,053)

Non-Taiwanese : 1,000 (US$263)

 

Re-entry : 1,000 (US$263)



Domestic Help

 

RM per month

Servant (foreign maid, full-time)

700 - 1,000 (US$184 - 263)

Driver (basic)

1,500 - 2,500 (US$441 - 735)

* Disclaimer : Please note that the above information was provided based on average market pricing,  Richmond Consultant (MM2H) Sdn. Bhd. is not responsible for the difference in pricing due to market changes, currency fluctuation or whatsoever reasons without prior notice.







 

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