Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 141.62% higher than in George Town (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 221.01% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 567.64% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 238.69% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 102.59% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 76.16% higher than in George Town
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Restaurants
George Town Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 RM
(3.53 A$)
56.05 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +409.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM
(19.27 A$)
311.36 RM
(100.00 A$)
     +418.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM
(4.18 A$)
37.36 RM
(12.00 A$)
     +187.41 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM
(6.42 A$)
24.91 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +24.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(4.82 A$)
28.02 RM
(9.00 A$)
     +86.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.00 RM
(3.21 A$)
12.58 RM
(4.04 A$)
     +25.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 RM
(0.92 A$)
9.77 RM
(3.14 A$)
     +239.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 RM
(0.58 A$)
8.37 RM
(2.69 A$)
     +364.99 %
Markets
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.23 RM
(8.10 A$)
20.18 RM
(6.48 A$)
     -20.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 RM
(0.83 A$)
7.81 RM
(2.51 A$)
     +203.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 RM
(0.52 A$)
3.55 RM
(1.14 A$)
     +119.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.38 RM
(1.73 A$)
15.09 RM
(4.85 A$)
     +180.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.77 RM
(6.99 A$)
15.48 RM
(4.97 A$)
     -28.92 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.22 RM
(2.96 A$)
15.96 RM
(5.13 A$)
     +73.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 RM
(6.07 A$)
26.81 RM
(8.61 A$)
     +41.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.76 RM
(0.89 A$)
6.86 RM
(2.20 A$)
     +148.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.13 RM
(0.68 A$)
4.91 RM
(1.58 A$)
     +130.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.49 RM
(0.80 A$)
4.77 RM
(1.53 A$)
     +91.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 RM
(0.59 A$)
7.49 RM
(2.40 A$)
     +306.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 RM
(0.38 A$)
4.71 RM
(1.51 A$)
     +302.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.93 RM
(0.62 A$)
4.10 RM
(1.32 A$)
     +112.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.42 RM
(1.10 A$)
8.08 RM
(2.60 A$)
     +135.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.49 RM
(0.80 A$)
6.18 RM
(1.99 A$)
     +148.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(19.27 A$)
51.37 RM
(16.50 A$)
     -14.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.89 RM
(2.86 A$)
15.72 RM
(5.05 A$)
     +76.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.33 RM
(3.32 A$)
18.06 RM
(5.80 A$)
     +74.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.25 RM
(5.54 A$)
108.98 RM
(35.00 A$)
     +531.75 %
Transportation
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.64 A$)
12.45 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +522.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 RM
(24.09 A$)
676.87 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +802.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 RM
(1.28 A$)
14.17 RM
(4.55 A$)
     +254.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.55 A$)
11.83 RM
(3.80 A$)
     +144.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
(12.85 A$)
176.48 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +341.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.74 RM
(2.49 A$)
16.69 RM
(5.36 A$)
     +115.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 RM
(28,905.28 A$)
93,392.98 RM
(29,995.00 A$)
     +3.77 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,000.00 RM
(36,934.52 A$)
83,468.80 RM
(26,807.65 A$)
     -27.42 %
Utilities (Monthly)
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 194.74 RM
(62.55 A$)
541.15 RM
(173.80 A$)
     +177.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 RM
(0.07 A$)
2.41 RM
(0.78 A$)
     +997.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 115.62 RM
(37.14 A$)
223.72 RM
(71.85 A$)
     +93.49 %
Sports And Leisure
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.33 RM
(39.61 A$)
244.98 RM
(78.68 A$)
     +98.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.25 RM
(4.90 A$)
76.40 RM
(24.54 A$)
     +401.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(4.82 A$)
62.27 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +315.15 %
Childcare
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 685.71 RM
(220.23 A$)
7,281.76 RM
(2,338.68 A$)
     +961.92 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 RM
(5,138.72 A$)
62,456.35 RM
(20,059.09 A$)
     +290.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 319.89 RM
(102.74 A$)
332.18 RM
(106.69 A$)
     +3.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 90.50 RM
(29.07 A$)
215.27 RM
(69.14 A$)
     +137.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 414.88 RM
(133.25 A$)
431.46 RM
(138.57 A$)
     +4.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 234.88 RM
(75.43 A$)
471.23 RM
(151.35 A$)
     +100.63 %
Rent Per Month
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,166.67 RM
(374.70 A$)
8,266.42 RM
(2,654.92 A$)
     +608.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 RM
(235.52 A$)
6,044.90 RM
(1,941.44 A$)
     +724.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,375.00 RM
(762.78 A$)
14,938.62 RM
(4,797.83 A$)
     +528.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,487.50 RM
(477.74 A$)
9,300.17 RM
(2,986.93 A$)
     +525.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 606.12 RM
(194.67 A$)
4,216.44 RM
(1,354.19 A$)
     +595.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 375.80 RM
(120.70 A$)
2,566.89 RM
(824.41 A$)
     +583.04 %
Salaries And Financing
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,266.67 RM
(1,049.15 A$)
18,472.91 RM
(5,932.94 A$)
     +465.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 2.92      -36.54 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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