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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 51.19% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 65.23% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in George Town are 85.39% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 71.67% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in George Town are 41.19% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 44.87% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(53.36 RM)
3.37 A$
(10.00 RM)
     -81.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(237.13 RM)
18.55 A$
(55.00 RM)
     -76.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(29.64 RM)
4.22 A$
(12.50 RM)
     -57.83 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(23.71 RM)
4.05 A$
(12.00 RM)
     -49.40 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(26.68 RM)
3.50 A$
(10.38 RM)
     -61.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 A$
(11.82 RM)
2.70 A$
(8.00 RM)
     -32.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.27 A$
(9.70 RM)
0.67 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -79.37 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.55 A$
(7.56 RM)
0.39 A$
(1.17 RM)
     -84.58 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.67 A$
(16.82 RM)
7.66 A$
(22.71 RM)
     +35.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.37 A$
(7.03 RM)
0.92 A$
(2.72 RM)
     -61.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(3.54 RM)
0.43 A$
(1.29 RM)
     -63.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.61 A$
(10.71 RM)
1.65 A$
(4.90 RM)
     -54.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.76 A$
(11.15 RM)
10.80 A$
(32.02 RM)
     +187.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.55 A$
(13.47 RM)
1.45 A$
(4.31 RM)
     -68.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.08 A$
(20.99 RM)
3.83 A$
(11.34 RM)
     -45.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.91 A$
(5.66 RM)
1.53 A$
(4.54 RM)
     -19.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.39 A$
(4.13 RM)
0.69 A$
(2.04 RM)
     -50.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(4.61 RM)
1.53 A$
(4.54 RM)
     -1.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.18 A$
(6.46 RM)
0.61 A$
(1.81 RM)
     -71.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 A$
(4.40 RM)
0.40 A$
(1.18 RM)
     -73.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 A$
(3.48 RM)
0.49 A$
(1.45 RM)
     -58.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 A$
(7.64 RM)
1.21 A$
(3.60 RM)
     -52.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 A$
(5.57 RM)
0.69 A$
(2.05 RM)
     -63.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(53.36 RM)
14.00 A$
(41.50 RM)
     -22.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.21 A$
(15.43 RM)
4.05 A$
(12.00 RM)
     -22.24 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.39 A$
(15.97 RM)
4.37 A$
(12.94 RM)
     -18.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(88.93 RM)
5.74 A$
(17.00 RM)
     -80.88 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(11.86 RM)
0.67 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -83.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(644.39 RM)
26.99 A$
(80.00 RM)
     -87.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(11.86 RM)
1.43 A$
(4.25 RM)
     -64.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(10.45 RM)
1.36 A$
(4.02 RM)
     -61.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.54 A$
(167.59 RM)
7.42 A$
(22.00 RM)
     -86.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.52 A$
(16.35 RM)
2.79 A$
(8.27 RM)
     -49.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(74,104.31 RM)
50,705.55 A$
(150,300.00 RM)
     +102.82 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,111.57 A$
(74,435.01 RM)
39,606.33 A$
(117,400.00 RM)
     +57.72 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.27 A$
(543.25 RM)
40.48 A$
(120.00 RM)
     -77.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.65 A$
(1.91 RM)
0.08 A$
(0.25 RM)
     -86.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.33 A$
(208.47 RM)
55.83 A$
(165.50 RM)
     -20.61 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.36 A$
(214.49 RM)
43.86 A$
(130.00 RM)
     -39.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.95 A$
(70.99 RM)
6.24 A$
(18.50 RM)
     -73.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(59.28 RM)
4.89 A$
(14.50 RM)
     -75.54 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,061.75 A$
(6,111.40 RM)
151.81 A$
(450.00 RM)
     -92.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,277.78 A$
(54,178.49 RM)
7,084.61 A$
(21,000.00 RM)
     -61.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.35 A$
(297.46 RM)
68.22 A$
(202.21 RM)
     -32.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.07 A$
(189.92 RM)
40.48 A$
(120.00 RM)
     -36.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 130.92 A$
(388.07 RM)
76.47 A$
(226.67 RM)
     -41.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 156.62 A$
(464.24 RM)
76.47 A$
(226.67 RM)
     -51.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,648.82 A$
(7,851.56 RM)
387.97 A$
(1,150.00 RM)
     -85.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,926.23 A$
(5,709.67 RM)
244.59 A$
(725.00 RM)
     -87.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,693.73 A$
(13,913.02 RM)
708.46 A$
(2,100.00 RM)
     -84.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,173.47 A$
(9,406.71 RM)
476.83 A$
(1,413.42 RM)
     -84.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,328.59 A$
(3,938.17 RM)
185.60 A$
(550.16 RM)
     -86.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 825.14 A$
(2,445.84 RM)
118.08 A$
(350.00 RM)
     -85.69 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,280.07 A$
(15,651.04 RM)
1,012.09 A$
(3,000.00 RM)
     -80.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.39 4.50      +2.60 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:47727
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Currency: AUD