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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 57.63% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 68.99% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in George Town are 85.49% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 72.04% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in George Town are 54.68% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 40.54% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(54.30 RM)
3.31 A$
(10.00 RM)
     -81.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(241.34 RM)
18.23 A$
(55.00 RM)
     -77.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(30.17 RM)
4.31 A$
(13.00 RM)
     -56.91 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(24.13 RM)
3.98 A$
(12.00 RM)
     -50.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(27.15 RM)
3.44 A$
(10.38 RM)
     -61.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 A$
(12.02 RM)
2.65 A$
(8.00 RM)
     -33.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.40 A$
(10.26 RM)
0.66 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -80.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 A$
(7.81 RM)
0.39 A$
(1.17 RM)
     -85.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.95 A$
(17.94 RM)
7.28 A$
(21.96 RM)
     +22.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 A$
(7.39 RM)
0.88 A$
(2.64 RM)
     -64.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(3.61 RM)
0.40 A$
(1.20 RM)
     -66.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.85 A$
(11.60 RM)
1.59 A$
(4.80 RM)
     -58.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.80 A$
(11.46 RM)
4.51 A$
(13.61 RM)
     +18.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.68 A$
(14.12 RM)
1.43 A$
(4.31 RM)
     -69.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 A$
(21.76 RM)
3.91 A$
(11.79 RM)
     -45.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 A$
(5.75 RM)
1.35 A$
(4.08 RM)
     -28.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 A$
(4.44 RM)
0.68 A$
(2.04 RM)
     -54.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 A$
(4.73 RM)
0.90 A$
(2.72 RM)
     -42.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$
(6.48 RM)
0.60 A$
(1.81 RM)
     -71.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.46 A$
(4.40 RM)
0.38 A$
(1.13 RM)
     -74.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(3.55 RM)
0.39 A$
(1.18 RM)
     -66.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.55 A$
(7.69 RM)
0.99 A$
(3.00 RM)
     -60.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 A$
(5.17 RM)
0.63 A$
(1.90 RM)
     -63.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(54.30 RM)
13.26 A$
(40.00 RM)
     -26.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.10 A$
(15.39 RM)
3.73 A$
(11.25 RM)
     -26.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.22 A$
(15.74 RM)
2.32 A$
(7.00 RM)
     -55.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(90.50 RM)
5.64 A$
(17.00 RM)
     -81.22 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(12.07 RM)
0.66 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -83.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(655.81 RM)
26.52 A$
(80.00 RM)
     -87.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(12.07 RM)
1.41 A$
(4.25 RM)
     -64.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(10.63 RM)
1.33 A$
(4.02 RM)
     -62.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(170.99 RM)
4.97 A$
(15.00 RM)
     -91.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 A$
(17.27 RM)
2.74 A$
(8.27 RM)
     -52.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(75,418.36 RM)
49,927.34 A$
(150,617.50 RM)
     +99.71 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,523.64 A$
(73,981.30 RM)
39,031.74 A$
(117,748.39 RM)
     +59.16 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.68 A$
(557.12 RM)
39.21 A$
(118.30 RM)
     -78.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.62 A$
(1.87 RM)
0.08 A$
(0.24 RM)
     -87.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.81 A$
(210.60 RM)
54.36 A$
(164.00 RM)
     -22.13 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.10 A$
(217.52 RM)
42.43 A$
(128.00 RM)
     -41.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.23 A$
(73.11 RM)
6.13 A$
(18.50 RM)
     -74.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(60.33 RM)
4.64 A$
(14.00 RM)
     -76.80 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,089.21 A$
(6,302.58 RM)
149.17 A$
(450.00 RM)
     -92.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,750.00 A$
(56,563.77 RM)
6,961.17 A$
(21,000.00 RM)
     -62.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.68 A$
(312.79 RM)
61.63 A$
(185.92 RM)
     -40.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 66.65 A$
(201.06 RM)
36.46 A$
(110.00 RM)
     -45.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.96 A$
(404.11 RM)
74.42 A$
(224.50 RM)
     -44.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.02 A$
(485.75 RM)
66.30 A$
(200.00 RM)
     -58.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,630.20 A$
(7,934.62 RM)
381.21 A$
(1,150.00 RM)
     -85.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,885.25 A$
(5,687.31 RM)
240.33 A$
(725.00 RM)
     -87.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,664.11 A$
(14,070.37 RM)
696.12 A$
(2,100.00 RM)
     -85.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,150.35 A$
(9,503.78 RM)
469.96 A$
(1,417.73 RM)
     -85.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,328.59 A$
(4,008.00 RM)
203.70 A$
(614.51 RM)
     -84.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 825.14 A$
(2,489.22 RM)
135.00 A$
(407.25 RM)
     -83.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,392.51 A$
(16,267.77 RM)
994.45 A$
(3,000.00 RM)
     -81.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.43 4.50      +1.49 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:48526
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Currency: AUD