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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 121.03% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 197.20% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 554.63% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 232.19% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 110.53% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 74.72% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.53 A$)
56.60 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +465.96 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 RM
(17.67 A$)
240.53 RM
(85.00 A$)
     +381.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM
(4.59 A$)
31.13 RM
(11.00 A$)
     +139.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(5.30 A$)
22.64 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +50.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(5.30 A$)
22.64 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +50.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.00 RM
(3.53 A$)
11.11 RM
(3.92 A$)
     +11.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.71 A$)
9.46 RM
(3.34 A$)
     +373.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 RM
(0.41 A$)
7.89 RM
(2.79 A$)
     +575.99 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.96 RM
(7.76 A$)
16.30 RM
(5.76 A$)
     -25.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.71 RM
(0.96 A$)
7.37 RM
(2.60 A$)
     +172.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 RM
(0.42 A$)
3.52 RM
(1.24 A$)
     +198.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.35 RM
(1.54 A$)
12.81 RM
(4.53 A$)
     +194.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.88 RM
(5.61 A$)
13.63 RM
(4.82 A$)
     -14.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.81 RM
(1.70 A$)
14.11 RM
(4.99 A$)
     +193.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.10 RM
(4.27 A$)
23.44 RM
(8.28 A$)
     +93.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.08 RM
(1.44 A$)
5.70 RM
(2.01 A$)
     +39.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.72 A$)
4.51 RM
(1.59 A$)
     +120.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.96 A$)
4.75 RM
(1.68 A$)
     +74.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.64 A$)
6.50 RM
(2.30 A$)
     +258.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 RM
(0.48 A$)
4.28 RM
(1.51 A$)
     +214.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.59 RM
(0.56 A$)
3.40 RM
(1.20 A$)
     +114.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 RM
(1.06 A$)
6.99 RM
(2.47 A$)
     +133.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 RM
(0.62 A$)
6.03 RM
(2.13 A$)
     +244.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(21.20 A$)
56.60 RM
(20.00 A$)
     -5.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.51 RM
(2.30 A$)
14.43 RM
(5.10 A$)
     +121.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.94 RM
(4.57 A$)
15.58 RM
(5.50 A$)
     +20.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(6.01 A$)
89.14 RM
(31.50 A$)
     +424.34 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.71 A$)
11.89 RM
(4.20 A$)
     +494.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 RM
(27.39 A$)
615.17 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +693.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 RM
(1.50 A$)
12.73 RM
(4.50 A$)
     +199.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.71 A$)
10.02 RM
(3.54 A$)
     +107.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM
(5.30 A$)
159.60 RM
(56.40 A$)
     +964.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.13 RM
(2.87 A$)
15.67 RM
(5.54 A$)
     +92.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,635.00 RM
(56,765.85 A$)
73,574.34 RM
(26,000.00 A$)
     -54.20 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,140.00 RM
(42,102.18 A$)
68,482.50 RM
(24,200.62 A$)
     -42.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 112.95 RM
(39.91 A$)
506.01 RM
(178.82 A$)
     +348.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 RM
(0.09 A$)
1.49 RM
(0.53 A$)
     +507.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 156.33 RM
(55.25 A$)
202.62 RM
(71.60 A$)
     +29.61 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 124.00 RM
(43.82 A$)
208.82 RM
(73.80 A$)
     +68.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.50 RM
(5.83 A$)
65.58 RM
(23.17 A$)
     +297.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 RM
(4.42 A$)
56.60 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +352.77 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.00 RM
(159.02 A$)
6,194.97 RM
(2,189.20 A$)
     +1,276.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 RM
(4,770.69 A$)
56,797.77 RM
(20,071.43 A$)
     +320.72 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 190.00 RM
(67.14 A$)
281.64 RM
(99.53 A$)
     +48.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 83.43 RM
(29.48 A$)
179.15 RM
(63.31 A$)
     +114.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 233.00 RM
(82.34 A$)
406.53 RM
(143.66 A$)
     +74.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 200.00 RM
(70.68 A$)
431.74 RM
(152.57 A$)
     +115.87 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,150.00 RM
(406.39 A$)
7,304.85 RM
(2,581.42 A$)
     +535.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM
(256.20 A$)
5,411.12 RM
(1,912.20 A$)
     +646.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,000.00 RM
(706.77 A$)
12,236.90 RM
(4,324.32 A$)
     +511.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,225.00 RM
(432.90 A$)
8,427.91 RM
(2,978.29 A$)
     +587.99 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 696.77 RM
(246.23 A$)
3,537.45 RM
(1,250.08 A$)
     +407.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 426.34 RM
(150.66 A$)
2,368.01 RM
(836.82 A$)
     +455.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,725.00 RM
(962.97 A$)
14,150.31 RM
(5,000.49 A$)
     +419.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.40 4.30      -2.22 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:29456
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR