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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 114.53% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 183.47% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 483.74% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 220.45% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 96.27% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 81.75% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 RM
(3.88 A$)
53.89 RM
(19.00 A$)
     +389.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 RM
(18.51 A$)
252.43 RM
(89.00 A$)
     +380.82 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.50 RM
(4.76 A$)
31.20 RM
(11.00 A$)
     +131.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(5.29 A$)
22.69 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +51.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.00 RM
(4.94 A$)
22.69 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +62.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.00 RM
(3.53 A$)
11.00 RM
(3.88 A$)
     +9.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 RM
(0.86 A$)
9.24 RM
(3.26 A$)
     +279.18 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 RM
(0.41 A$)
7.80 RM
(2.75 A$)
     +568.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.71 RM
(8.01 A$)
16.06 RM
(5.66 A$)
     -29.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.90 RM
(1.02 A$)
7.78 RM
(2.74 A$)
     +168.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 RM
(0.42 A$)
3.44 RM
(1.21 A$)
     +191.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.90 RM
(1.73 A$)
12.84 RM
(4.53 A$)
     +162.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 17.84 RM
(6.29 A$)
15.19 RM
(5.35 A$)
     -14.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.53 RM
(1.95 A$)
14.49 RM
(5.11 A$)
     +161.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.67 RM
(4.47 A$)
24.08 RM
(8.49 A$)
     +89.98 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.69 RM
(1.30 A$)
5.71 RM
(2.01 A$)
     +54.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.87 RM
(0.66 A$)
4.50 RM
(1.59 A$)
     +140.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.49 RM
(1.58 A$)
4.82 RM
(1.70 A$)
     +7.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 RM
(0.70 A$)
6.46 RM
(2.28 A$)
     +225.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 RM
(0.48 A$)
4.27 RM
(1.50 A$)
     +213.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.59 RM
(0.56 A$)
3.40 RM
(1.20 A$)
     +114.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 RM
(0.88 A$)
7.08 RM
(2.50 A$)
     +183.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.71 A$)
5.82 RM
(2.05 A$)
     +191.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 RM
(22.92 A$)
51.05 RM
(18.00 A$)
     -21.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.22 RM
(3.61 A$)
15.17 RM
(5.35 A$)
     +48.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.00 RM
(4.58 A$)
16.73 RM
(5.90 A$)
     +28.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.40 RM
(6.13 A$)
90.76 RM
(32.00 A$)
     +421.62 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.71 A$)
12.48 RM
(4.40 A$)
     +523.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 RM
(27.32 A$)
616.59 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +695.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 RM
(1.23 A$)
12.34 RM
(4.35 A$)
     +252.51 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.70 A$)
10.04 RM
(3.54 A$)
     +107.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 RM
(6.35 A$)
159.97 RM
(56.40 A$)
     +788.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.27 RM
(2.91 A$)
15.50 RM
(5.46 A$)
     +87.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 153,168.00 RM
(54,002.87 A$)
73,743.64 RM
(26,000.00 A$)
     -51.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 117,400.00 RM
(41,392.05 A$)
67,894.04 RM
(23,937.59 A$)
     -42.17 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.21 RM
(45.20 A$)
517.51 RM
(182.46 A$)
     +303.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 RM
(0.07 A$)
1.60 RM
(0.57 A$)
     +701.56 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 142.40 RM
(50.21 A$)
199.43 RM
(70.31 A$)
     +40.05 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 124.00 RM
(43.72 A$)
219.61 RM
(77.43 A$)
     +77.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.50 RM
(5.82 A$)
60.82 RM
(21.44 A$)
     +268.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 RM
(5.11 A$)
56.73 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +291.21 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 600.00 RM
(211.54 A$)
6,223.60 RM
(2,194.27 A$)
     +937.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 RM
(4,759.73 A$)
54,953.19 RM
(19,375.00 A$)
     +307.06 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 190.00 RM
(66.99 A$)
276.64 RM
(97.53 A$)
     +45.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 101.80 RM
(35.89 A$)
178.51 RM
(62.94 A$)
     +75.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 268.75 RM
(94.75 A$)
400.73 RM
(141.29 A$)
     +49.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 210.00 RM
(74.04 A$)
432.03 RM
(152.32 A$)
     +105.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,500.00 RM
(528.86 A$)
7,263.69 RM
(2,560.98 A$)
     +384.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,000.00 RM
(352.57 A$)
5,303.81 RM
(1,869.98 A$)
     +430.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,000.00 RM
(705.15 A$)
12,410.60 RM
(4,375.64 A$)
     +520.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,225.00 RM
(431.90 A$)
8,441.29 RM
(2,976.17 A$)
     +589.09 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 696.77 RM
(245.66 A$)
3,679.24 RM
(1,297.20 A$)
     +428.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 426.34 RM
(150.32 A$)
2,349.33 RM
(828.31 A$)
     +451.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,725.00 RM
(960.76 A$)
14,038.81 RM
(4,949.70 A$)
     +415.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.31 4.08      -5.49 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:27461
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR