Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 113.82% higher than in George Town (without rent)
Rent Prices in Sydney are 527.25% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 200.75% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 76.80% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 110.03% higher than in George Town
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Restaurants
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM
(3.99 A$)
54.09 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +350.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM
(19.97 A$)
300.47 RM
(100.00 A$)
     +400.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 RM
(4.66 A$)
36.06 RM
(12.00 A$)
     +157.55 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM
(6.66 A$)
24.04 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +20.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.50 RM
(6.82 A$)
24.04 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +17.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.00 RM
(3.66 A$)
12.55 RM
(4.18 A$)
     +14.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 RM
(1.12 A$)
9.48 RM
(3.15 A$)
     +180.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.67 A$)
8.06 RM
(2.68 A$)
     +302.92 %
Markets
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 30.28 RM
(10.08 A$)
19.03 RM
(6.33 A$)
     -37.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.68 RM
(0.89 A$)
7.00 RM
(2.33 A$)
     +161.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.59 RM
(0.86 A$)
3.39 RM
(1.13 A$)
     +31.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.60 RM
(2.20 A$)
14.26 RM
(4.75 A$)
     +116.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.59 RM
(7.85 A$)
15.81 RM
(5.26 A$)
     -32.95 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.37 RM
(3.12 A$)
14.92 RM
(4.96 A$)
     +59.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 RM
(6.29 A$)
25.26 RM
(8.41 A$)
     +33.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.86 RM
(1.28 A$)
6.61 RM
(2.20 A$)
     +71.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.11 RM
(1.04 A$)
4.62 RM
(1.54 A$)
     +48.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.91 A$)
4.59 RM
(1.53 A$)
     +68.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.89 RM
(0.63 A$)
7.67 RM
(2.55 A$)
     +305.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.21 RM
(0.73 A$)
4.46 RM
(1.48 A$)
     +101.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.60 A$)
3.75 RM
(1.25 A$)
     +106.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 RM
(1.19 A$)
7.99 RM
(2.66 A$)
     +124.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 RM
(0.87 A$)
6.33 RM
(2.11 A$)
     +141.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(19.97 A$)
45.07 RM
(15.00 A$)
     -24.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.50 RM
(2.50 A$)
17.22 RM
(5.73 A$)
     +129.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.50 RM
(3.83 A$)
18.95 RM
(6.31 A$)
     +64.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.66 A$)
105.17 RM
(35.00 A$)
     +518.62 %
Transportation
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.67 A$)
12.02 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +500.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 RM
(25.79 A$)
653.20 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +742.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 RM
(1.66 A$)
11.42 RM
(3.80 A$)
     +128.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.61 A$)
10.64 RM
(3.54 A$)
     +120.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
(13.31 A$)
170.31 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +325.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.84 RM
(2.61 A$)
16.51 RM
(5.50 A$)
     +110.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 105,000.00 RM
(34,944.92 A$)
84,132.39 RM
(28,000.00 A$)
     -19.87 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 RM
(36,608.97 A$)
76,678.94 RM
(25,519.42 A$)
     -30.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.69 RM
(61.13 A$)
564.21 RM
(187.77 A$)
     +207.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM
(0.08 A$)
2.44 RM
(0.81 A$)
     +927.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 110.57 RM
(36.80 A$)
220.66 RM
(73.44 A$)
     +99.56 %
Sports And Leisure
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.33 RM
(41.05 A$)
231.89 RM
(77.17 A$)
     +88.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 RM
(6.16 A$)
70.83 RM
(23.57 A$)
     +282.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(4.99 A$)
60.09 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +300.63 %
Childcare
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 641.67 RM
(213.55 A$)
7,234.16 RM
(2,407.59 A$)
     +1,027.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,500.00 RM
(5,158.54 A$)
65,719.42 RM
(21,872.00 A$)
     +324.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 366.12 RM
(121.85 A$)
304.52 RM
(101.35 A$)
     -16.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 116.29 RM
(38.70 A$)
188.44 RM
(62.71 A$)
     +62.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 456.50 RM
(151.93 A$)
416.19 RM
(138.51 A$)
     -8.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 238.17 RM
(79.26 A$)
461.44 RM
(153.57 A$)
     +93.75 %
Rent Per Month
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,166.67 RM
(388.28 A$)
7,759.15 RM
(2,582.31 A$)
     +565.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 RM
(244.06 A$)
5,529.61 RM
(1,840.30 A$)
     +654.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,512.50 RM
(836.18 A$)
15,403.28 RM
(5,126.35 A$)
     +513.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,585.71 RM
(527.74 A$)
8,978.88 RM
(2,988.25 A$)
     +466.24 %
Buy Apartment Price
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 637.35 RM
(212.12 A$)
3,744.25 RM
(1,246.12 A$)
     +487.47 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 394.75 RM
(131.38 A$)
2,334.36 RM
(776.90 A$)
     +491.34 %
Salaries And Financing
George Town[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,850.00 RM
(948.51 A$)
17,242.68 RM
(5,738.52 A$)
     +505.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 3.30      -28.27 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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