Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 156.30% higher than in George Town (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 246.97% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 765.21% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 327.98% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 112.37% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 45.82% higher than in George Town
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Restaurants
George Town Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 RM
(2.94 A$)
61.15 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +579.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 RM
(11.45 A$)
305.77 RM
(100.00 A$)
     +773.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 RM
(4.91 A$)
42.81 RM
(14.00 A$)
     +185.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(4.91 A$)
24.46 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +63.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(4.91 A$)
27.52 RM
(9.00 A$)
     +83.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.70 RM
(3.17 A$)
13.67 RM
(4.47 A$)
     +40.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 RM
(0.78 A$)
10.42 RM
(3.41 A$)
     +338.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 RM
(0.52 A$)
9.07 RM
(2.97 A$)
     +466.97 %
Markets
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.86 RM
(8.46 A$)
20.46 RM
(6.69 A$)
     -20.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 RM
(0.87 A$)
9.36 RM
(3.06 A$)
     +253.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.96 RM
(0.64 A$)
3.79 RM
(1.24 A$)
     +93.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.98 RM
(1.95 A$)
15.20 RM
(4.97 A$)
     +154.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.77 RM
(7.12 A$)
16.91 RM
(5.53 A$)
     -22.34 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.51 RM
(3.11 A$)
15.92 RM
(5.20 A$)
     +67.27 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.14 RM
(5.93 A$)
26.52 RM
(8.67 A$)
     +46.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.76 RM
(0.90 A$)
5.84 RM
(1.91 A$)
     +111.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.24 RM
(0.73 A$)
4.81 RM
(1.57 A$)
     +114.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.49 RM
(0.82 A$)
5.15 RM
(1.68 A$)
     +106.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 RM
(0.60 A$)
9.22 RM
(3.01 A$)
     +400.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 RM
(0.37 A$)
4.35 RM
(1.42 A$)
     +282.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 RM
(0.58 A$)
3.59 RM
(1.17 A$)
     +102.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.42 RM
(1.12 A$)
8.61 RM
(2.82 A$)
     +151.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.63 RM
(0.86 A$)
6.77 RM
(2.21 A$)
     +157.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(19.62 A$)
48.92 RM
(16.00 A$)
     -18.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.89 RM
(2.91 A$)
17.80 RM
(5.82 A$)
     +100.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.33 RM
(3.38 A$)
20.71 RM
(6.77 A$)
     +100.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.25 RM
(5.64 A$)
122.31 RM
(40.00 A$)
     +609.04 %
Transportation
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.65 A$)
15.21 RM
(4.97 A$)
     +660.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 RM
(24.53 A$)
664.72 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +786.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 RM
(1.31 A$)
13.76 RM
(4.50 A$)
     +243.99 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.58 A$)
13.78 RM
(4.51 A$)
     +185.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
(13.08 A$)
182.85 RM
(59.80 A$)
     +357.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.93 RM
(2.59 A$)
23.37 RM
(7.64 A$)
     +194.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 RM
(29,433.62 A$)
97,847.30 RM
(32,000.00 A$)
     +8.72 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 113,333.33 RM
(37,064.56 A$)
87,637.06 RM
(28,660.84 A$)
     -22.67 %
Utilities (Monthly)
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.41 RM
(69.14 A$)
532.91 RM
(174.28 A$)
     +152.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 RM
(0.07 A$)
1.96 RM
(0.64 A$)
     +791.66 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 113.00 RM
(36.96 A$)
223.86 RM
(73.21 A$)
     +98.10 %
Sports And Leisure
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 122.86 RM
(40.18 A$)
255.20 RM
(83.46 A$)
     +107.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.25 RM
(4.99 A$)
70.33 RM
(23.00 A$)
     +361.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(4.91 A$)
67.27 RM
(22.00 A$)
     +348.47 %
Childcare
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 562.50 RM
(183.96 A$)
7,287.71 RM
(2,383.38 A$)
     +1,195.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,500.00 RM
(5,723.20 A$)
64,931.75 RM
(21,235.29 A$)
     +271.04 %
Clothing And Shoes
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 356.50 RM
(116.59 A$)
347.10 RM
(113.52 A$)
     -2.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 112.00 RM
(36.63 A$)
224.88 RM
(73.55 A$)
     +100.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 348.17 RM
(113.86 A$)
464.77 RM
(152.00 A$)
     +33.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 233.17 RM
(76.25 A$)
548.86 RM
(179.50 A$)
     +135.39 %
Rent Per Month
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 925.00 RM
(302.51 A$)
7,515.80 RM
(2,457.97 A$)
     +712.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 650.00 RM
(212.58 A$)
5,345.42 RM
(1,748.17 A$)
     +722.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,600.00 RM
(523.26 A$)
14,773.36 RM
(4,831.48 A$)
     +823.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,150.00 RM
(376.10 A$)
9,720.71 RM
(3,179.06 A$)
     +745.28 %
Buy Apartment Price
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 598.30 RM
(195.67 A$)
5,241.23 RM
(1,714.09 A$)
     +776.02 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 366.13 RM
(119.74 A$)
2,899.10 RM
(948.12 A$)
     +691.83 %
Salaries And Financing
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,000.00 RM
(1,308.16 A$)
20,237.71 RM
(6,618.54 A$)
     +405.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.27 2.78      -34.91 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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