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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 131.75% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 215.03% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 568.95% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 239.52% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 119.02% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 97.62% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.39 A$)
53.08 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +430.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM
(18.65 A$)
235.92 RM
(80.00 A$)
     +328.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 RM
(4.24 A$)
30.74 RM
(10.43 A$)
     +145.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 RM
(4.07 A$)
23.59 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +96.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(5.09 A$)
26.54 RM
(9.00 A$)
     +76.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.00 RM
(2.71 A$)
11.67 RM
(3.96 A$)
     +45.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.68 A$)
10.06 RM
(3.41 A$)
     +402.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 RM
(0.38 A$)
7.73 RM
(2.62 A$)
     +587.08 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.96 RM
(7.45 A$)
18.36 RM
(6.23 A$)
     -16.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 RM
(0.90 A$)
7.42 RM
(2.52 A$)
     +179.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 RM
(0.42 A$)
3.49 RM
(1.18 A$)
     +185.29 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.80 RM
(1.63 A$)
12.51 RM
(4.24 A$)
     +160.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.61 RM
(4.61 A$)
11.59 RM
(3.93 A$)
     -14.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.31 RM
(1.46 A$)
14.32 RM
(4.86 A$)
     +232.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.79 RM
(4.00 A$)
21.78 RM
(7.39 A$)
     +84.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.08 RM
(1.38 A$)
5.70 RM
(1.93 A$)
     +39.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.69 A$)
4.35 RM
(1.47 A$)
     +112.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.92 A$)
4.72 RM
(1.60 A$)
     +73.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.62 A$)
6.49 RM
(2.20 A$)
     +257.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 RM
(0.38 A$)
4.32 RM
(1.47 A$)
     +281.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 RM
(0.40 A$)
3.50 RM
(1.19 A$)
     +197.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 RM
(1.02 A$)
7.50 RM
(2.54 A$)
     +149.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 RM
(0.66 A$)
5.28 RM
(1.79 A$)
     +169.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 RM
(13.56 A$)
56.03 RM
(19.00 A$)
     +40.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.25 RM
(3.81 A$)
14.60 RM
(4.95 A$)
     +29.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 RM
(2.37 A$)
15.28 RM
(5.18 A$)
     +118.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.76 A$)
88.47 RM
(30.00 A$)
     +420.40 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.68 A$)
11.80 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +489.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 RM
(25.43 A$)
641.07 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +754.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 RM
(1.44 A$)
11.80 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +177.55 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 RM
(1.36 A$)
10.39 RM
(3.52 A$)
     +158.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM
(5.09 A$)
167.15 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +1,014.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.27 RM
(2.80 A$)
16.85 RM
(5.71 A$)
     +103.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,617.50 RM
(51,075.06 A$)
73,723.61 RM
(25,000.00 A$)
     -51.05 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 117,748.39 RM
(39,929.00 A$)
71,954.35 RM
(24,400.04 A$)
     -38.89 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 118.30 RM
(40.11 A$)
548.00 RM
(185.83 A$)
     +363.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM
(0.08 A$)
1.89 RM
(0.64 A$)
     +681.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 164.00 RM
(55.61 A$)
204.51 RM
(69.35 A$)
     +24.70 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 126.67 RM
(42.95 A$)
209.49 RM
(71.04 A$)
     +65.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 RM
(5.88 A$)
67.65 RM
(22.94 A$)
     +290.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 RM
(4.75 A$)
58.98 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +321.28 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.00 RM
(152.60 A$)
6,266.29 RM
(2,124.93 A$)
     +1,292.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,000.00 RM
(7,121.19 A$)
56,170.37 RM
(19,047.62 A$)
     +167.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 185.92 RM
(63.05 A$)
304.18 RM
(103.15 A$)
     +63.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 110.00 RM
(37.30 A$)
195.61 RM
(66.33 A$)
     +77.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 224.50 RM
(76.13 A$)
400.46 RM
(135.80 A$)
     +78.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 200.00 RM
(67.82 A$)
482.35 RM
(163.57 A$)
     +141.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,150.00 RM
(389.97 A$)
7,810.79 RM
(2,648.67 A$)
     +579.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM
(245.85 A$)
5,559.47 RM
(1,885.24 A$)
     +666.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,083.33 RM
(706.47 A$)
13,749.57 RM
(4,662.54 A$)
     +559.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,433.74 RM
(486.19 A$)
9,116.94 RM
(3,091.59 A$)
     +535.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 614.51 RM
(208.38 A$)
3,979.50 RM
(1,349.47 A$)
     +547.59 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.25 RM
(138.10 A$)
2,465.91 RM
(836.20 A$)
     +505.50 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,500.00 RM
(847.76 A$)
15,563.55 RM
(5,277.67 A$)
     +522.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.50 4.43      -1.56 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:27521
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR