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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 130.73% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 206.36% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 531.53% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 244.23% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 120.60% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 75.06% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.46 A$)
57.83 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +478.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM
(19.02 A$)
260.23 RM
(90.00 A$)
     +373.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.50 RM
(4.67 A$)
31.81 RM
(11.00 A$)
     +135.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(5.19 A$)
23.13 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +54.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(5.19 A$)
23.13 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +54.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.00 RM
(3.11 A$)
11.49 RM
(3.97 A$)
     +27.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.69 A$)
9.70 RM
(3.35 A$)
     +384.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 RM
(0.35 A$)
8.14 RM
(2.81 A$)
     +713.74 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.96 RM
(7.59 A$)
16.43 RM
(5.68 A$)
     -25.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.54 RM
(0.88 A$)
7.71 RM
(2.67 A$)
     +203.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 RM
(0.42 A$)
3.58 RM
(1.24 A$)
     +191.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.44 RM
(1.54 A$)
13.24 RM
(4.58 A$)
     +198.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.88 RM
(5.49 A$)
13.30 RM
(4.60 A$)
     -16.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.36 RM
(1.85 A$)
14.11 RM
(4.88 A$)
     +163.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.67 RM
(2.65 A$)
23.49 RM
(8.13 A$)
     +206.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.08 RM
(1.41 A$)
5.85 RM
(2.02 A$)
     +43.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.71 A$)
4.52 RM
(1.56 A$)
     +121.65 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.94 A$)
4.62 RM
(1.60 A$)
     +69.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.63 A$)
6.45 RM
(2.23 A$)
     +255.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 RM
(0.39 A$)
4.40 RM
(1.52 A$)
     +288.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 RM
(0.42 A$)
3.43 RM
(1.18 A$)
     +184.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 RM
(1.04 A$)
7.15 RM
(2.47 A$)
     +138.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 RM
(0.61 A$)
5.86 RM
(2.03 A$)
     +234.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 55.00 RM
(19.02 A$)
54.94 RM
(19.00 A$)
     -0.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.25 RM
(3.89 A$)
14.10 RM
(4.88 A$)
     +25.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.94 RM
(4.48 A$)
15.46 RM
(5.35 A$)
     +19.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.88 A$)
86.74 RM
(30.00 A$)
     +410.25 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.69 A$)
11.57 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +478.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 RM
(25.94 A$)
628.57 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +738.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 RM
(1.47 A$)
13.01 RM
(4.50 A$)
     +206.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 RM
(1.56 A$)
10.21 RM
(3.53 A$)
     +126.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 RM
(10.38 A$)
163.08 RM
(56.40 A$)
     +443.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.10 RM
(2.80 A$)
16.21 RM
(5.61 A$)
     +100.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 154,668.00 RM
(53,491.77 A$)
75,177.32 RM
(26,000.00 A$)
     -51.39 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,140.00 RM
(41,204.45 A$)
69,974.54 RM
(24,200.62 A$)
     -41.27 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.70 RM
(37.59 A$)
511.71 RM
(176.98 A$)
     +370.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 RM
(0.07 A$)
1.57 RM
(0.54 A$)
     +682.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 156.33 RM
(54.07 A$)
207.11 RM
(71.63 A$)
     +32.48 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 125.00 RM
(43.23 A$)
214.42 RM
(74.16 A$)
     +71.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 RM
(5.99 A$)
66.38 RM
(22.96 A$)
     +282.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 RM
(4.84 A$)
57.83 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +313.06 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 527.50 RM
(182.44 A$)
6,413.69 RM
(2,218.17 A$)
     +1,115.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 RM
(4,668.96 A$)
56,599.85 RM
(19,575.00 A$)
     +319.26 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 190.00 RM
(65.71 A$)
286.08 RM
(98.94 A$)
     +50.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 94.95 RM
(32.84 A$)
187.22 RM
(64.75 A$)
     +97.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 233.00 RM
(80.58 A$)
410.72 RM
(142.05 A$)
     +76.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 200.00 RM
(69.17 A$)
447.42 RM
(154.74 A$)
     +123.71 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,150.00 RM
(397.73 A$)
7,427.86 RM
(2,568.92 A$)
     +545.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM
(250.74 A$)
5,466.49 RM
(1,890.58 A$)
     +654.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,160.00 RM
(747.03 A$)
12,801.17 RM
(4,427.27 A$)
     +492.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,366.67 RM
(472.66 A$)
8,448.14 RM
(2,921.78 A$)
     +518.16 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 696.77 RM
(240.98 A$)
3,677.37 RM
(1,271.81 A$)
     +427.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 426.34 RM
(147.45 A$)
2,385.09 RM
(824.88 A$)
     +459.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,725.00 RM
(942.44 A$)
14,614.22 RM
(5,054.31 A$)
     +436.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.40 4.35      -1.09 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:28456
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR