Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Setiawangsa is a suburb located in the eastern side of Kuala Lumpur, less than 4km from the city centre and right next to Ampang. This suburb caters to some Malaysians and expatriates.

Puncak Setiawangsa and Bukit Setiawangsa are neighbourhoods positioned high up on the hills, surrounded by peace and tranquility, minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Bukit Setiawangsa, also known as Setiawangsa Heights, is often dubbed as the ‘Hollywood Hills’ of Kuala Lumpur.

Residential properties in Setiawangsa are highly sought after, especially at Setiawangsa Heights, from low-cost apartments and cheap homes to the relatively new and trendy condominiums. Residents of Setiawangsa have the luxury of enjoying the various amenities provided, such as educational institutions, local markets, supermarkets, shopping malls, and restaurants. There is even a police beat base located among the houses to ensure the safety of the residents.

Access to Setiawangsa is moderately convenient as quite a number of major highways and expressways pass through the suburb. Residents can also use the services of the Putra LRT Line as the Setiawangsa LRT station is within walking distance, in order to avoid the traffic on the roads and the stress of driving.

Ethnic Group

This chart represents the ethnic group of residents in Setiawangsa. *

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An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience. (Wikipedia)

* Data obtained from official source.

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Transacted Prices

This is a representation of historical transaction prices within the neighbourhood, categorised by non-landed (condominium, serviced apartment, apartment), landed (townhouse, terrace, bungalow, semi-detached, house) and commercial (office, shop).

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Transacted Prices will give you an idea of the neighbourhood’s property price trend.

Analysis & Comparison

Analysis and comparison of average transaction, for sale and for rent prices for landed, non-landed and commercial properties within Setiawangsa *

* To provide you the most accurate information some columns may appear as ‘Insufficient Data’ due to insufficient transactions in the area

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Consumer Price Index

This is a representation of Kuala Lumpur Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the year of 2011 - 2015

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A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households. (Wikipedia)

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) line shows an increment in prices of essential goods on a yearly basis, while the Percentage Changes line shows the level of changes in price increments over the years. For example, a dip in the CPI line may indicate a low level of price increment as compared to the previous year while a surge in CPI line shows a high level of price increment as compared to the previous year.

The above graph shows 1.363% of price changes in essential goods such as rice, meat and tobacco between the years 2011 and 2012, while increasing in difference to 1.633% in 2013. Prices of essential goods then increasing to 3.308% in the year 2014 while surging by 3.019% in 2015.

While the prices of essential goods have shown a variation in the Percentage Changes, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on the other hand indicates a reality of ever increasing prices in essential goods with increments between the years 2011 - 2015 at 102.7 in 2011, 104.1 in 2012, 105.8 in 2013, 109.3 in 2014, 112.6 in 2015.

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