Malaysia: Food prices

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 Malaysia

Food price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 76.820
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 76.820
 Min - Max 76.820 - 76.820
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures how expensive Malaysia is relative to other countries in terms of food prices. Higher values mean more expensive food prices. The index is from the latest edition of the International Comparison Program of the World Bank from 2017. The program publishes new data every seven years. The food price information for Malaysia and other countries remains valid for several years as the relative international price levels change slowly over time. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 76.82 index points.
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Definition: Broad based food price index. The world average food price level is set at 100. Higher values for a country indicate more expensive food prices relative to the world and other countries.

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 Cost of living 57.56 2017 index points
 Food prices 76.820 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 87.40 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 100.39 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 71.54 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 92.02 2017 index points
 Meat prices 68.92 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 74.10 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 186.88 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 58.76 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 38.869 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 54.70 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 51.61 2017 index points
 Transport prices 66.49 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 39.30 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 99.45 2017 index points
 Communication prices 85.37 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 50.91 2017 index points
 Education prices 65.50 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 97.35 2017 index points
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