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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 53.81% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 65.06% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in George Town are 83.00% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 69.10% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in George Town are 50.10% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 45.74% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(57.33 RM)
3.84 A$
(11.00 RM)
     -80.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 88.50 A$
(253.71 RM)
18.31 A$
(52.50 RM)
     -79.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(31.53 RM)
4.71 A$
(13.50 RM)
     -57.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(22.93 RM)
5.23 A$
(15.00 RM)
     -34.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(22.93 RM)
5.23 A$
(15.00 RM)
     -34.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.91 A$
(11.20 RM)
3.69 A$
(10.58 RM)
     -5.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 A$
(9.53 RM)
0.87 A$
(2.49 RM)
     -73.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 A$
(7.90 RM)
0.41 A$
(1.17 RM)
     -85.23 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.84 A$
(16.75 RM)
7.92 A$
(22.71 RM)
     +35.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.68 A$
(7.69 RM)
1.01 A$
(2.90 RM)
     -62.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(3.47 RM)
0.41 A$
(1.18 RM)
     -66.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.58 A$
(13.14 RM)
1.78 A$
(5.10 RM)
     -61.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.12 A$
(14.67 RM)
5.54 A$
(15.88 RM)
     +8.21 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.02 A$
(14.40 RM)
1.98 A$
(5.67 RM)
     -60.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.27 A$
(23.72 RM)
4.43 A$
(12.70 RM)
     -46.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(5.74 RM)
1.29 A$
(3.69 RM)
     -35.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(4.54 RM)
0.65 A$
(1.87 RM)
     -58.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(4.78 RM)
1.58 A$
(4.54 RM)
     -5.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 A$
(6.58 RM)
0.70 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -69.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 A$
(4.40 RM)
0.47 A$
(1.36 RM)
     -69.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(3.47 RM)
0.55 A$
(1.59 RM)
     -54.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$
(6.95 RM)
0.87 A$
(2.50 RM)
     -64.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 A$
(6.14 RM)
0.70 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -67.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 A$
(54.47 RM)
22.67 A$
(65.00 RM)
     +19.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 A$
(14.64 RM)
2.75 A$
(7.88 RM)
     -46.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.65 A$
(16.21 RM)
4.62 A$
(13.25 RM)
     -18.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$
(91.74 RM)
6.09 A$
(17.45 RM)
     -80.98 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(12.61 RM)
0.70 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -84.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 A$
(602.02 RM)
27.03 A$
(77.50 RM)
     -87.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(12.90 RM)
1.22 A$
(3.50 RM)
     -72.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$
(10.15 RM)
1.68 A$
(4.83 RM)
     -52.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(161.68 RM)
6.28 A$
(18.00 RM)
     -88.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.49 A$
(15.73 RM)
2.88 A$
(8.27 RM)
     -47.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(74,535.43 RM)
53,592.10 A$
(153,635.00 RM)
     +106.12 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,052.20 A$
(68,951.58 RM)
40,952.34 A$
(117,400.00 RM)
     +70.26 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.90 A$
(515.74 RM)
42.56 A$
(122.01 RM)
     -76.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.49 A$
(1.41 RM)
0.07 A$
(0.20 RM)
     -85.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.07 A$
(206.60 RM)
52.32 A$
(150.00 RM)
     -27.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.64 A$
(213.97 RM)
43.25 A$
(124.00 RM)
     -42.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.85 A$
(65.51 RM)
5.76 A$
(16.50 RM)
     -74.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(57.33 RM)
5.06 A$
(14.50 RM)
     -74.71 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.28 A$
(6,227.39 RM)
209.30 A$
(600.00 RM)
     -90.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,452.38 A$
(55,765.06 RM)
4,709.17 A$
(13,500.00 RM)
     -75.79 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.03 A$
(286.76 RM)
66.28 A$
(190.00 RM)
     -33.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.36 A$
(184.51 RM)
33.12 A$
(94.95 RM)
     -48.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 144.10 A$
(413.09 RM)
95.93 A$
(275.00 RM)
     -33.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.13 A$
(444.71 RM)
73.25 A$
(210.00 RM)
     -52.78 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,577.25 A$
(7,388.32 RM)
523.24 A$
(1,500.00 RM)
     -79.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,895.17 A$
(5,432.98 RM)
348.83 A$
(1,000.00 RM)
     -81.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,302.63 A$
(12,334.56 RM)
697.65 A$
(2,000.00 RM)
     -83.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,972.96 A$
(8,522.71 RM)
427.31 A$
(1,225.00 RM)
     -85.63 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,274.87 A$
(3,654.72 RM)
243.05 A$
(696.77 RM)
     -80.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 828.31 A$
(2,374.55 RM)
148.72 A$
(426.34 RM)
     -82.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,013.85 A$
(14,373.43 RM)
950.55 A$
(2,725.00 RM)
     -81.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.21 4.40      +4.59 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:45326
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Currency: AUD