Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 132.47% higher than in George Town (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 210.06% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 554.53% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 207.99% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 98.49% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 120.38% higher than in George Town
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Restaurants
George Town Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 RM
(3.78 A$)
50.76 RM
(16.00 A$)
     +323.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM
(18.91 A$)
317.26 RM
(100.00 A$)
     +428.77 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 RM
(4.41 A$)
38.07 RM
(12.00 A$)
     +171.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 RM
(6.30 A$)
25.38 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +26.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.50 RM
(6.46 A$)
25.38 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +23.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.00 RM
(3.47 A$)
13.09 RM
(4.13 A$)
     +18.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 RM
(1.06 A$)
9.63 RM
(3.04 A$)
     +185.37 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.63 A$)
8.31 RM
(2.62 A$)
     +315.26 %
Markets
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.91 RM
(8.80 A$)
20.20 RM
(6.37 A$)
     -27.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 RM
(0.76 A$)
7.83 RM
(2.47 A$)
     +222.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.62 RM
(0.83 A$)
3.55 RM
(1.12 A$)
     +35.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.12 RM
(1.93 A$)
15.21 RM
(4.79 A$)
     +148.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.59 RM
(7.43 A$)
16.11 RM
(5.08 A$)
     -31.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.71 RM
(3.06 A$)
16.08 RM
(5.07 A$)
     +65.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 RM
(5.96 A$)
27.16 RM
(8.56 A$)
     +43.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.86 RM
(0.90 A$)
6.96 RM
(2.19 A$)
     +143.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.07 RM
(0.65 A$)
4.73 RM
(1.49 A$)
     +128.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.86 A$)
5.02 RM
(1.58 A$)
     +84.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 RM
(0.58 A$)
7.85 RM
(2.48 A$)
     +326.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 RM
(0.36 A$)
4.75 RM
(1.50 A$)
     +318.23 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 RM
(0.56 A$)
3.91 RM
(1.23 A$)
     +120.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 RM
(1.12 A$)
8.19 RM
(2.58 A$)
     +129.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.59 RM
(0.82 A$)
6.09 RM
(1.92 A$)
     +134.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(18.91 A$)
47.59 RM
(15.00 A$)
     -20.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.89 RM
(2.80 A$)
15.64 RM
(4.93 A$)
     +75.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.50 RM
(3.62 A$)
19.54 RM
(6.16 A$)
     +69.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.36 A$)
111.04 RM
(35.00 A$)
     +553.19 %
Transportation
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.63 A$)
12.69 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +534.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 RM
(24.43 A$)
689.70 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +789.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 RM
(1.42 A$)
13.01 RM
(4.10 A$)
     +189.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 RM
(1.52 A$)
11.36 RM
(3.58 A$)
     +135.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 RM
(12.61 A$)
179.82 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +349.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.71 RM
(2.43 A$)
16.34 RM
(5.15 A$)
     +111.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 105,000.00 RM
(33,095.52 A$)
91,974.69 RM
(28,990.00 A$)
     -12.41 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 RM
(34,671.49 A$)
81,999.13 RM
(25,845.75 A$)
     -25.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 194.74 RM
(61.38 A$)
613.73 RM
(193.44 A$)
     +215.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM
(0.07 A$)
2.43 RM
(0.76 A$)
     +921.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 110.57 RM
(34.85 A$)
228.30 RM
(71.96 A$)
     +106.48 %
Sports And Leisure
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.33 RM
(38.87 A$)
257.50 RM
(81.16 A$)
     +108.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 RM
(5.83 A$)
75.26 RM
(23.72 A$)
     +306.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 RM
(4.73 A$)
63.45 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +323.02 %
Childcare
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 641.67 RM
(202.25 A$)
7,349.99 RM
(2,316.68 A$)
     +1,045.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,500.00 RM
(4,885.53 A$)
68,122.82 RM
(21,472.00 A$)
     +339.50 %
Clothing And Shoes
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 366.12 RM
(115.40 A$)
321.51 RM
(101.34 A$)
     -12.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 116.29 RM
(36.65 A$)
201.02 RM
(63.36 A$)
     +72.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 456.50 RM
(143.89 A$)
450.81 RM
(142.09 A$)
     -1.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 238.17 RM
(75.07 A$)
484.59 RM
(152.74 A$)
     +103.47 %
Rent Per Month
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,166.67 RM
(367.73 A$)
8,239.33 RM
(2,597.00 A$)
     +606.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 RM
(231.14 A$)
5,964.55 RM
(1,880.00 A$)
     +713.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,512.50 RM
(791.93 A$)
15,131.57 RM
(4,769.40 A$)
     +502.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,585.71 RM
(499.81 A$)
9,648.09 RM
(3,041.03 A$)
     +508.44 %
Buy Apartment Price
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 637.35 RM
(200.89 A$)
3,928.95 RM
(1,238.39 A$)
     +516.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 394.75 RM
(124.42 A$)
2,507.60 RM
(790.38 A$)
     +535.23 %
Salaries And Financing
George Town Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,850.00 RM
(898.31 A$)
19,474.24 RM
(6,138.19 A$)
     +583.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 3.12      -32.10 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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