Living Expenses

Living expenses in Miri can vary, depending on your personal tastes. You should have access to at least RM2000 when you arrive to settle in, and budget a minimum of RM1000 per month to cover the cost of living in Miri.


Planning your budget and finances is an important element of making the most of your time in Miri.

Suggested Minimum Monthly Budget

Suggested Minimum Monthly Budget
Accommodation RM325 – 750
Food RM250 – 500
Public Transport RM90
Entertainment RM150
Toiletries and Personal Items RM70
Stationaries, Photocopy, etc. RM70
Total RM955 – 1,630


Both the infographic and table are intended as guides only.