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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 105.78% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 197.04% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 706.16% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 245.91% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 75.45% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 75.95% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.35 A$)
46.30 RM
(15.50 A$)
     +362.96 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM
(18.41 A$)
238.94 RM
(80.00 A$)
     +334.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 RM
(4.19 A$)
31.36 RM
(10.50 A$)
     +150.89 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 RM
(4.02 A$)
23.89 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +99.12 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.75 RM
(2.93 A$)
24.64 RM
(8.25 A$)
     +181.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.00 RM
(2.68 A$)
11.92 RM
(3.99 A$)
     +48.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.67 A$)
9.81 RM
(3.28 A$)
     +390.39 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.17 RM
(0.39 A$)
7.46 RM
(2.50 A$)
     +539.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.61 RM
(8.24 A$)
16.31 RM
(5.46 A$)
     -33.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.91 A$)
7.39 RM
(2.47 A$)
     +171.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 RM
(0.43 A$)
3.69 RM
(1.23 A$)
     +186.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.90 RM
(1.64 A$)
12.34 RM
(4.13 A$)
     +151.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 29.82 RM
(9.99 A$)
11.51 RM
(3.85 A$)
     -61.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.88 RM
(1.63 A$)
13.52 RM
(4.53 A$)
     +177.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.34 RM
(3.80 A$)
21.39 RM
(7.16 A$)
     +88.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.54 RM
(1.52 A$)
5.86 RM
(1.96 A$)
     +29.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.68 A$)
4.33 RM
(1.45 A$)
     +112.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.54 RM
(1.52 A$)
4.71 RM
(1.58 A$)
     +3.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.68 A$)
6.88 RM
(2.30 A$)
     +236.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 RM
(0.39 A$)
4.24 RM
(1.42 A$)
     +259.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 RM
(0.48 A$)
3.51 RM
(1.18 A$)
     +144.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.70 RM
(1.24 A$)
7.89 RM
(2.64 A$)
     +113.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 RM
(0.71 A$)
5.39 RM
(1.80 A$)
     +153.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 41.50 RM
(13.89 A$)
53.76 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +29.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.00 RM
(4.02 A$)
14.29 RM
(4.78 A$)
     +19.05 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.50 RM
(4.52 A$)
15.57 RM
(5.21 A$)
     +15.36 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.69 A$)
88.11 RM
(29.50 A$)
     +418.30 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.67 A$)
12.25 RM
(4.10 A$)
     +512.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 RM
(33.48 A$)
627.23 RM
(210.00 A$)
     +527.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 RM
(1.42 A$)
11.28 RM
(3.77 A$)
     +165.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 RM
(1.08 A$)
10.53 RM
(3.52 A$)
     +227.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 RM
(7.37 A$)
168.87 RM
(56.54 A$)
     +667.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.09 RM
(2.71 A$)
15.64 RM
(5.24 A$)
     +93.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,300.00 RM
(50,321.24 A$)
74,670.27 RM
(25,000.00 A$)
     -50.32 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 117,400.00 RM
(39,306.14 A$)
74,482.75 RM
(24,937.22 A$)
     -36.56 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.17 RM
(47.93 A$)
517.92 RM
(173.40 A$)
     +261.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 RM
(0.08 A$)
2.08 RM
(0.70 A$)
     +733.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 159.62 RM
(53.44 A$)
211.42 RM
(70.78 A$)
     +32.45 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 133.00 RM
(44.53 A$)
220.56 RM
(73.84 A$)
     +65.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.00 RM
(8.04 A$)
72.28 RM
(24.20 A$)
     +201.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 RM
(4.69 A$)
59.74 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +326.69 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 480.00 RM
(160.71 A$)
6,085.98 RM
(2,037.62 A$)
     +1,167.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,000.00 RM
(7,030.91 A$)
54,592.26 RM
(18,277.78 A$)
     +159.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 204.08 RM
(68.33 A$)
299.13 RM
(100.15 A$)
     +46.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 103.33 RM
(34.60 A$)
183.36 RM
(61.39 A$)
     +77.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 270.00 RM
(90.40 A$)
386.37 RM
(129.36 A$)
     +43.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 250.00 RM
(83.70 A$)
456.09 RM
(152.70 A$)
     +82.43 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 850.00 RM
(284.58 A$)
7,933.20 RM
(2,656.08 A$)
     +833.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 425.00 RM
(142.29 A$)
5,804.94 RM
(1,943.52 A$)
     +1,265.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,900.00 RM
(636.13 A$)
13,974.07 RM
(4,678.59 A$)
     +635.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,496.04 RM
(500.88 A$)
9,485.45 RM
(3,175.78 A$)
     +534.04 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? A$)
3,625.43 RM
(1,213.81 A$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
(? A$)
2,349.89 RM
(786.76 A$)
    
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,000.00 RM
(1,004.42 A$)
15,679.20 RM
(5,249.48 A$)
     +422.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.53 4.29      -5.25 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:25441
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR