Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 139.92% higher than in George Town (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 219.20% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 559.02% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 244.29% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 99.03% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 112.76% higher than in George Town
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Restaurants
George Town Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 RM
(3.47 A$)
57.13 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +419.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM
(18.90 A$)
317.39 RM
(100.00 A$)
     +428.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM
(4.10 A$)
38.09 RM
(12.00 A$)
     +192.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM
(6.30 A$)
25.39 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +26.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(4.73 A$)
26.18 RM
(8.25 A$)
     +74.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.00 RM
(3.15 A$)
12.77 RM
(4.02 A$)
     +27.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 RM
(0.91 A$)
9.89 RM
(3.12 A$)
     +244.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 RM
(0.57 A$)
8.49 RM
(2.67 A$)
     +371.59 %
Markets
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.87 RM
(8.47 A$)
20.42 RM
(6.43 A$)
     -24.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 RM
(0.78 A$)
7.69 RM
(2.42 A$)
     +209.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.71 RM
(0.54 A$)
3.62 RM
(1.14 A$)
     +111.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.37 RM
(1.69 A$)
15.23 RM
(4.80 A$)
     +183.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.59 RM
(7.43 A$)
15.95 RM
(5.03 A$)
     -32.36 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.63 RM
(3.03 A$)
15.84 RM
(4.99 A$)
     +64.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 RM
(5.95 A$)
26.90 RM
(8.47 A$)
     +42.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.86 RM
(0.90 A$)
7.02 RM
(2.21 A$)
     +145.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.11 RM
(0.66 A$)
4.83 RM
(1.52 A$)
     +129.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.86 A$)
4.97 RM
(1.57 A$)
     +82.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.85 RM
(0.58 A$)
7.50 RM
(2.36 A$)
     +305.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 RM
(0.36 A$)
4.73 RM
(1.49 A$)
     +315.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 RM
(0.56 A$)
4.06 RM
(1.28 A$)
     +129.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 RM
(1.12 A$)
8.19 RM
(2.58 A$)
     +129.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 RM
(0.81 A$)
6.30 RM
(1.99 A$)
     +146.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(18.90 A$)
47.61 RM
(15.00 A$)
     -20.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.89 RM
(2.80 A$)
15.47 RM
(4.88 A$)
     +74.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.50 RM
(3.62 A$)
18.45 RM
(5.81 A$)
     +60.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.36 A$)
111.09 RM
(35.00 A$)
     +553.44 %
Transportation
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.63 A$)
12.70 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +534.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 RM
(24.42 A$)
689.97 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +790.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 RM
(1.42 A$)
13.81 RM
(4.35 A$)
     +206.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.52 A$)
12.67 RM
(3.99 A$)
     +162.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
(12.60 A$)
179.89 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +349.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.76 RM
(2.44 A$)
16.42 RM
(5.17 A$)
     +111.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 RM
(28,356.64 A$)
95,199.93 RM
(29,995.00 A$)
     +5.78 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 113,333.33 RM
(35,708.36 A$)
85,685.52 RM
(26,997.26 A$)
     -24.40 %
Utilities (Monthly)
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 194.74 RM
(61.36 A$)
571.34 RM
(180.02 A$)
     +193.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM
(0.07 A$)
2.46 RM
(0.78 A$)
     +936.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 117.86 RM
(37.13 A$)
225.18 RM
(70.95 A$)
     +91.06 %
Sports And Leisure
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.33 RM
(38.86 A$)
236.54 RM
(74.53 A$)
     +91.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 RM
(5.83 A$)
79.69 RM
(25.11 A$)
     +330.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(4.73 A$)
63.48 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +323.18 %
Childcare
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 666.67 RM
(210.05 A$)
7,309.12 RM
(2,302.91 A$)
     +996.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,500.00 RM
(4,883.64 A$)
63,366.12 RM
(19,965.00 A$)
     +308.81 %
Clothing And Shoes
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 322.38 RM
(101.57 A$)
332.51 RM
(104.76 A$)
     +3.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 109.25 RM
(34.42 A$)
213.63 RM
(67.31 A$)
     +95.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 434.14 RM
(136.79 A$)
453.96 RM
(143.03 A$)
     +4.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 247.00 RM
(77.82 A$)
474.38 RM
(149.46 A$)
     +92.06 %
Rent Per Month
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,166.67 RM
(367.59 A$)
8,433.33 RM
(2,657.12 A$)
     +622.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 RM
(231.05 A$)
6,074.33 RM
(1,913.86 A$)
     +728.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,512.50 RM
(791.62 A$)
15,511.97 RM
(4,887.41 A$)
     +517.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,585.71 RM
(499.62 A$)
9,511.15 RM
(2,996.71 A$)
     +499.80 %
Buy Apartment Price
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 637.35 RM
(200.81 A$)
4,252.57 RM
(1,339.87 A$)
     +567.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 394.75 RM
(124.38 A$)
2,628.26 RM
(828.10 A$)
     +565.80 %
Salaries And Financing
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,850.00 RM
(897.96 A$)
19,355.02 RM
(6,098.26 A$)
     +579.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 3.04      -33.81 %
Last update: May 2021June 2021
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