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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 56.77% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 68.11% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in George Town are 84.87% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 70.27% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in George Town are 54.64% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 48.93% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(52.12 RM)
3.45 A$
(10.00 RM)
     -80.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(231.65 RM)
18.99 A$
(55.00 RM)
     -76.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.43 A$
(30.19 RM)
4.40 A$
(12.75 RM)
     -57.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(23.16 RM)
4.14 A$
(12.00 RM)
     -48.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(26.06 RM)
5.18 A$
(15.00 RM)
     -42.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 A$
(11.40 RM)
2.76 A$
(8.00 RM)
     -29.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.36 A$
(9.73 RM)
0.69 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -79.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 A$
(7.70 RM)
0.39 A$
(1.12 RM)
     -85.38 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.31 A$
(18.28 RM)
7.58 A$
(21.96 RM)
     +20.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 A$
(7.65 RM)
0.92 A$
(2.65 RM)
     -65.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(3.50 RM)
0.42 A$
(1.22 RM)
     -64.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.32 A$
(12.52 RM)
1.66 A$
(4.80 RM)
     -61.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.10 A$
(11.87 RM)
4.70 A$
(13.61 RM)
     +14.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.96 A$
(14.35 RM)
1.49 A$
(4.31 RM)
     -69.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.51 A$
(21.76 RM)
4.07 A$
(11.79 RM)
     -45.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 A$
(5.67 RM)
1.41 A$
(4.08 RM)
     -27.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.53 A$
(4.43 RM)
0.70 A$
(2.04 RM)
     -53.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 A$
(4.74 RM)
0.94 A$
(2.72 RM)
     -42.64 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 A$
(6.42 RM)
0.63 A$
(1.81 RM)
     -71.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(4.41 RM)
0.39 A$
(1.13 RM)
     -74.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(3.42 RM)
0.41 A$
(1.18 RM)
     -65.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 A$
(7.24 RM)
1.04 A$
(3.00 RM)
     -58.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 A$
(5.06 RM)
0.68 A$
(1.96 RM)
     -61.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 A$
(53.57 RM)
13.81 A$
(40.00 RM)
     -25.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.95 A$
(14.34 RM)
3.89 A$
(11.25 RM)
     -21.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.27 A$
(15.25 RM)
2.42 A$
(7.00 RM)
     -54.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(86.87 RM)
5.87 A$
(17.00 RM)
     -80.43 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(11.58 RM)
0.69 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -82.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(629.48 RM)
25.90 A$
(75.00 RM)
     -88.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(13.03 RM)
1.47 A$
(4.25 RM)
     -67.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(10.21 RM)
1.56 A$
(4.51 RM)
     -55.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(164.12 RM)
5.18 A$
(15.00 RM)
     -90.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.70 A$
(16.49 RM)
2.87 A$
(8.31 RM)
     -49.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(72,389.95 RM)
52,016.02 A$
(150,617.50 RM)
     +108.06 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,610.24 A$
(71,261.36 RM)
40,664.62 A$
(117,748.39 RM)
     +65.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.03 A$
(529.98 RM)
40.85 A$
(118.30 RM)
     -77.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.66 A$
(1.91 RM)
0.08 A$
(0.24 RM)
     -87.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.88 A$
(202.35 RM)
56.64 A$
(164.00 RM)
     -18.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.95 A$
(205.44 RM)
43.74 A$
(126.67 RM)
     -38.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.26 A$
(67.35 RM)
5.99 A$
(17.33 RM)
     -74.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(57.91 RM)
5.01 A$
(14.50 RM)
     -74.96 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,128.58 A$
(6,163.50 RM)
155.41 A$
(450.00 RM)
     -92.70 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,791.67 A$
(57,308.71 RM)
7,252.39 A$
(21,000.00 RM)
     -63.36 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.20 A$
(293.03 RM)
64.21 A$
(185.92 RM)
     -36.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.24 A$
(188.90 RM)
39.72 A$
(115.00 RM)
     -39.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139.11 A$
(402.80 RM)
77.53 A$
(224.50 RM)
     -44.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 162.75 A$
(471.26 RM)
69.07 A$
(200.00 RM)
     -57.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,659.49 A$
(7,700.82 RM)
397.15 A$
(1,150.00 RM)
     -85.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,894.60 A$
(5,485.99 RM)
250.38 A$
(725.00 RM)
     -86.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,718.86 A$
(13,663.92 RM)
745.96 A$
(2,160.00 RM)
     -84.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,068.73 A$
(8,885.81 RM)
486.89 A$
(1,409.85 RM)
     -84.13 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,319.45 A$
(3,820.58 RM)
212.22 A$
(614.51 RM)
     -83.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 822.05 A$
(2,380.33 RM)
140.65 A$
(407.25 RM)
     -82.89 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,301.94 A$
(15,352.28 RM)
863.38 A$
(2,500.00 RM)
     -83.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.42 4.50      +1.84 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:51426
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD