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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 89.80% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 172.27% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 623.59% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 185.74% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 45.39% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 80.99% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 RM
(4.34 A$)
53.87 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +314.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 RM
(21.72 A$)
239.43 RM
(80.00 A$)
     +268.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 RM
(3.68 A$)
29.93 RM
(10.00 A$)
     +172.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM
(6.68 A$)
23.94 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +19.71 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.50 RM
(4.84 A$)
26.94 RM
(9.00 A$)
     +85.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.50 RM
(3.51 A$)
11.98 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +14.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.15 RM
(0.72 A$)
9.69 RM
(3.24 A$)
     +350.54 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.43 RM
(0.48 A$)
7.61 RM
(2.54 A$)
     +433.71 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.26 RM
(9.44 A$)
16.34 RM
(5.46 A$)
     -42.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.91 A$)
7.27 RM
(2.43 A$)
     +166.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 RM
(0.43 A$)
3.61 RM
(1.21 A$)
     +180.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.90 RM
(1.64 A$)
11.11 RM
(3.71 A$)
     +126.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 34.93 RM
(11.67 A$)
11.47 RM
(3.83 A$)
     -67.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.69 RM
(1.57 A$)
13.69 RM
(4.57 A$)
     +192.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.96 RM
(6.67 A$)
21.16 RM
(7.07 A$)
     +6.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.86 RM
(1.29 A$)
5.65 RM
(1.89 A$)
     +46.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.91 A$)
4.22 RM
(1.41 A$)
     +54.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.08 RM
(1.36 A$)
4.58 RM
(1.53 A$)
     +12.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.68 A$)
6.51 RM
(2.18 A$)
     +219.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 RM
(0.48 A$)
4.43 RM
(1.48 A$)
     +208.23 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 RM
(0.48 A$)
3.49 RM
(1.16 A$)
     +142.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 RM
(1.00 A$)
7.65 RM
(2.56 A$)
     +154.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 RM
(0.71 A$)
5.65 RM
(1.89 A$)
     +165.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 RM
(33.41 A$)
53.87 RM
(18.00 A$)
     -46.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.00 RM
(4.34 A$)
15.63 RM
(5.22 A$)
     +20.23 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 18.00 RM
(6.01 A$)
16.20 RM
(5.41 A$)
     -10.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 RM
(5.35 A$)
89.79 RM
(30.00 A$)
     +461.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.67 A$)
11.97 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +498.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 RM
(28.40 A$)
650.62 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +665.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 RM
(1.67 A$)
11.97 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +139.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 RM
(1.34 A$)
10.55 RM
(3.52 A$)
     +162.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 RM
(10.86 A$)
169.63 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +421.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.21 RM
(2.74 A$)
16.24 RM
(5.43 A$)
     +97.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 RM
(40,095.56 A$)
74,821.26 RM
(25,000.00 A$)
     -37.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 RM
(40,095.56 A$)
76,138.86 RM
(25,440.25 A$)
     -36.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.58 RM
(47.97 A$)
536.36 RM
(179.21 A$)
     +273.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 RM
(0.07 A$)
2.01 RM
(0.67 A$)
     +907.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 102.67 RM
(34.30 A$)
209.53 RM
(70.01 A$)
     +104.09 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 130.00 RM
(43.44 A$)
222.28 RM
(74.27 A$)
     +70.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.33 RM
(6.79 A$)
74.01 RM
(24.73 A$)
     +263.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 RM
(4.34 A$)
59.86 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +360.44 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 575.00 RM
(192.12 A$)
6,145.79 RM
(2,053.49 A$)
     +968.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,000.00 RM
(5,011.94 A$)
54,702.65 RM
(18,277.78 A$)
     +264.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 275.00 RM
(91.89 A$)
301.10 RM
(100.61 A$)
     +9.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 120.00 RM
(40.10 A$)
185.34 RM
(61.93 A$)
     +54.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 376.67 RM
(125.86 A$)
393.32 RM
(131.42 A$)
     +4.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 226.67 RM
(75.74 A$)
474.00 RM
(158.38 A$)
     +109.12 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,066.67 RM
(356.40 A$)
8,008.86 RM
(2,676.00 A$)
     +650.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 616.67 RM
(206.05 A$)
5,846.06 RM
(1,953.34 A$)
     +848.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,100.00 RM
(701.67 A$)
13,868.14 RM
(4,633.76 A$)
     +560.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,418.32 RM
(473.90 A$)
9,610.02 RM
(3,210.99 A$)
     +577.57 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 550.16 RM
(183.82 A$)
3,976.27 RM
(1,328.59 A$)
     +622.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 350.00 RM
(116.94 A$)
2,469.51 RM
(825.14 A$)
     +605.58 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,250.00 RM
(1,085.92 A$)
16,015.09 RM
(5,351.12 A$)
     +392.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.65 4.35      -6.50 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:29471
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR