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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 50.31% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 64.84% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in George Town are 85.33% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 70.71% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in George Town are 40.71% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 59.34% lower than in Sydney
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  SydneyGeorge TownDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(47.66 RM)
3.36 A$
(10.00 RM)
     -79.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(238.32 RM)
18.46 A$
(55.00 RM)
     -76.92 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 A$
(31.28 RM)
4.20 A$
(12.50 RM)
     -60.04 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(23.83 RM)
4.03 A$
(12.00 RM)
     -49.65 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.50 A$
(25.32 RM)
3.48 A$
(10.38 RM)
     -59.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 A$
(11.90 RM)
2.69 A$
(8.00 RM)
     -32.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.19 A$
(9.51 RM)
0.67 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -78.97 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.54 A$
(7.56 RM)
0.39 A$
(1.17 RM)
     -84.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.46 A$
(16.25 RM)
8.26 A$
(24.61 RM)
     +51.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.38 A$
(7.08 RM)
0.91 A$
(2.72 RM)
     -61.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(3.58 RM)
0.43 A$
(1.29 RM)
     -64.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.94 A$
(11.73 RM)
1.64 A$
(4.90 RM)
     -58.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.77 A$
(11.23 RM)
10.75 A$
(32.02 RM)
     +185.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.48 A$
(13.35 RM)
1.64 A$
(4.88 RM)
     -63.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.16 A$
(21.33 RM)
3.81 A$
(11.34 RM)
     -46.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 A$
(5.72 RM)
1.52 A$
(4.54 RM)
     -20.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.46 A$
(4.36 RM)
0.69 A$
(2.04 RM)
     -53.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(4.53 RM)
1.52 A$
(4.54 RM)
     +0.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 A$
(6.69 RM)
0.69 A$
(2.04 RM)
     -69.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 A$
(4.37 RM)
0.40 A$
(1.18 RM)
     -73.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.15 A$
(3.44 RM)
0.48 A$
(1.44 RM)
     -58.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.56 A$
(7.63 RM)
1.21 A$
(3.60 RM)
     -52.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 A$
(5.20 RM)
0.71 A$
(2.12 RM)
     -59.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(53.62 RM)
13.93 A$
(41.50 RM)
     -22.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.00 A$
(14.89 RM)
4.03 A$
(12.00 RM)
     -19.43 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.13 A$
(15.29 RM)
4.34 A$
(12.94 RM)
     -15.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 29.50 A$
(87.88 RM)
5.71 A$
(17.00 RM)
     -80.66 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(11.92 RM)
0.67 A$
(2.00 RM)
     -83.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(647.60 RM)
28.53 A$
(85.00 RM)
     -86.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 A$
(11.62 RM)
1.68 A$
(5.00 RM)
     -56.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(10.50 RM)
1.51 A$
(4.51 RM)
     -57.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(168.85 RM)
7.39 A$
(22.00 RM)
     -86.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.30 A$
(15.80 RM)
2.75 A$
(8.19 RM)
     -48.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(74,473.87 RM)
50,353.23 A$
(150,000.00 RM)
     +101.41 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,312.19 A$
(75,403.88 RM)
39,409.79 A$
(117,400.00 RM)
     +55.69 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.63 A$
(520.21 RM)
46.69 A$
(139.08 RM)
     -73.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.65 A$
(1.94 RM)
0.08 A$
(0.25 RM)
     -87.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.64 A$
(207.46 RM)
53.33 A$
(158.86 RM)
     -23.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.88 A$
(220.10 RM)
43.64 A$
(130.00 RM)
     -40.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.87 A$
(71.11 RM)
6.04 A$
(18.00 RM)
     -74.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(59.58 RM)
4.70 A$
(14.00 RM)
     -76.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,064.39 A$
(6,149.71 RM)
151.06 A$
(450.00 RM)
     -92.68 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,277.78 A$
(54,448.68 RM)
7,049.45 A$
(21,000.00 RM)
     -61.43 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.29 A$
(295.77 RM)
70.52 A$
(210.08 RM)
     -28.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.46 A$
(183.09 RM)
40.28 A$
(120.00 RM)
     -34.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.37 A$
(385.38 RM)
92.31 A$
(275.00 RM)
     -28.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 153.61 A$
(457.59 RM)
83.92 A$
(250.00 RM)
     -45.37 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,668.54 A$
(7,949.46 RM)
358.07 A$
(1,066.67 RM)
     -86.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,962.35 A$
(5,845.74 RM)
207.01 A$
(616.67 RM)
     -89.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,684.81 A$
(13,955.85 RM)
760.89 A$
(2,266.67 RM)
     -83.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,211.62 A$
(9,567.28 RM)
516.35 A$
(1,538.18 RM)
     -83.92 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,253.70 A$
(3,734.71 RM)
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 807.52 A$
(2,405.57 RM)
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Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,282.28 A$
(15,735.66 RM)
755.30 A$
(2,250.00 RM)
     -85.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.31 4.50      +4.57 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
Contributors:44127
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Currency: AUD