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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 127.98% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 210.11% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 556.29% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 225.10% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 116.37% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 95.28% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.47 A$)
51.85 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +418.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM
(19.09 A$)
230.46 RM
(80.00 A$)
     +319.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 RM
(4.51 A$)
30.33 RM
(10.53 A$)
     +133.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(5.21 A$)
23.05 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +53.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(5.21 A$)
25.93 RM
(9.00 A$)
     +72.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.00 RM
(2.78 A$)
11.46 RM
(3.98 A$)
     +43.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.69 A$)
9.75 RM
(3.39 A$)
     +387.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 RM
(0.40 A$)
7.88 RM
(2.74 A$)
     +575.68 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.96 RM
(7.62 A$)
17.13 RM
(5.95 A$)
     -22.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.63 RM
(0.91 A$)
7.48 RM
(2.60 A$)
     +184.40 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 RM
(0.45 A$)
3.53 RM
(1.23 A$)
     +174.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.80 RM
(1.67 A$)
13.02 RM
(4.52 A$)
     +171.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.61 RM
(4.72 A$)
11.38 RM
(3.95 A$)
     -16.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.31 RM
(1.50 A$)
14.11 RM
(4.90 A$)
     +227.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.79 RM
(4.09 A$)
21.84 RM
(7.58 A$)
     +85.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.08 RM
(1.42 A$)
5.54 RM
(1.92 A$)
     +35.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.71 A$)
4.35 RM
(1.51 A$)
     +113.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.94 A$)
4.66 RM
(1.62 A$)
     +71.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.63 A$)
6.16 RM
(2.14 A$)
     +239.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 RM
(0.39 A$)
4.39 RM
(1.52 A$)
     +287.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 RM
(0.41 A$)
3.42 RM
(1.19 A$)
     +191.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 RM
(1.04 A$)
7.14 RM
(2.48 A$)
     +137.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 RM
(0.68 A$)
5.20 RM
(1.81 A$)
     +165.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 RM
(13.89 A$)
53.29 RM
(18.50 A$)
     +33.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.25 RM
(3.91 A$)
14.02 RM
(4.87 A$)
     +24.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 RM
(2.43 A$)
14.92 RM
(5.18 A$)
     +113.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.90 A$)
86.42 RM
(30.00 A$)
     +408.36 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.69 A$)
12.10 RM
(4.20 A$)
     +504.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 RM
(26.04 A$)
626.24 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +734.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 RM
(1.48 A$)
12.96 RM
(4.50 A$)
     +205.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.26 RM
(1.48 A$)
10.15 RM
(3.52 A$)
     +138.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 RM
(5.21 A$)
162.47 RM
(56.40 A$)
     +983.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.16 RM
(2.83 A$)
16.49 RM
(5.73 A$)
     +102.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,635.00 RM
(52,290.68 A$)
72,018.09 RM
(25,000.00 A$)
     -52.19 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 117,400.00 RM
(40,753.65 A$)
70,551.09 RM
(24,490.75 A$)
     -39.91 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.00 RM
(34.71 A$)
532.24 RM
(184.76 A$)
     +432.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM
(0.08 A$)
1.78 RM
(0.62 A$)
     +654.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 163.25 RM
(56.67 A$)
199.22 RM
(69.16 A$)
     +22.04 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 126.67 RM
(43.97 A$)
208.48 RM
(72.37 A$)
     +64.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 RM
(6.02 A$)
67.90 RM
(23.57 A$)
     +291.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 RM
(5.03 A$)
57.61 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +297.34 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 500.00 RM
(173.57 A$)
6,020.25 RM
(2,089.84 A$)
     +1,104.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,000.00 RM
(7,289.83 A$)
54,253.63 RM
(18,833.33 A$)
     +158.35 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 185.55 RM
(64.41 A$)
286.68 RM
(99.52 A$)
     +54.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 115.00 RM
(39.92 A$)
187.98 RM
(65.25 A$)
     +63.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 224.50 RM
(77.93 A$)
403.25 RM
(139.98 A$)
     +79.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 200.00 RM
(69.43 A$)
454.18 RM
(157.66 A$)
     +127.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,150.00 RM
(399.21 A$)
7,717.15 RM
(2,678.89 A$)
     +571.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM
(251.67 A$)
5,507.27 RM
(1,911.77 A$)
     +659.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,160.00 RM
(749.81 A$)
13,607.10 RM
(4,723.50 A$)
     +529.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,406.12 RM
(488.11 A$)
8,905.95 RM
(3,091.57 A$)
     +533.37 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 614.51 RM
(213.32 A$)
3,786.98 RM
(1,314.59 A$)
     +516.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.25 RM
(141.37 A$)
2,360.18 RM
(819.30 A$)
     +479.53 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,500.00 RM
(867.84 A$)
15,139.77 RM
(5,255.54 A$)
     +505.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.50 4.39      -2.35 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:26510
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR