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Cost of Living Comparison Between George Town and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 110.74% higher than in George Town
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 193.43% higher than in George Town
Rent Prices in Sydney are 587.53% higher than in George Town
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 261.40% higher than in George Town
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 75.41% higher than in George Town
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 85.45% higher than in George Town
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  George TownSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.28 A$)
54.84 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +448.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 RM
(18.05 A$)
243.72 RM
(80.00 A$)
     +343.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 RM
(4.10 A$)
31.00 RM
(10.18 A$)
     +147.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 RM
(3.94 A$)
24.37 RM
(8.00 A$)
     +103.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.38 RM
(3.41 A$)
27.42 RM
(9.00 A$)
     +164.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.00 RM
(2.63 A$)
12.21 RM
(4.01 A$)
     +52.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 RM
(0.66 A$)
10.24 RM
(3.36 A$)
     +412.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 RM
(0.37 A$)
7.86 RM
(2.58 A$)
     +598.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.71 RM
(7.46 A$)
17.59 RM
(5.78 A$)
     -22.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.72 RM
(0.89 A$)
7.41 RM
(2.43 A$)
     +172.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 RM
(0.42 A$)
3.65 RM
(1.20 A$)
     +183.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.90 RM
(1.61 A$)
11.50 RM
(3.77 A$)
     +134.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 32.02 RM
(10.51 A$)
11.57 RM
(3.80 A$)
     -63.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.31 RM
(1.41 A$)
14.19 RM
(4.66 A$)
     +229.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.34 RM
(3.72 A$)
21.98 RM
(7.21 A$)
     +93.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.54 RM
(1.49 A$)
5.80 RM
(1.90 A$)
     +27.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.67 A$)
4.40 RM
(1.45 A$)
     +115.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.54 RM
(1.49 A$)
4.78 RM
(1.57 A$)
     +5.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 RM
(0.60 A$)
6.54 RM
(2.15 A$)
     +260.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 RM
(0.39 A$)
4.45 RM
(1.46 A$)
     +277.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.45 RM
(0.48 A$)
3.59 RM
(1.18 A$)
     +147.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.60 RM
(1.18 A$)
7.77 RM
(2.55 A$)
     +115.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 RM
(0.67 A$)
5.22 RM
(1.71 A$)
     +154.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 41.50 RM
(13.62 A$)
54.84 RM
(18.00 A$)
     +32.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.10 RM
(3.32 A$)
15.54 RM
(5.10 A$)
     +53.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.65 RM
(3.82 A$)
15.90 RM
(5.22 A$)
     +36.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 RM
(5.58 A$)
91.40 RM
(30.00 A$)
     +437.62 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 RM
(0.66 A$)
12.19 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +509.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 RM
(26.26 A$)
662.29 RM
(217.39 A$)
     +727.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 RM
(1.40 A$)
12.19 RM
(4.00 A$)
     +186.73 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 RM
(1.32 A$)
10.74 RM
(3.52 A$)
     +166.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 RM
(7.22 A$)
172.68 RM
(56.68 A$)
     +684.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.27 RM
(2.71 A$)
17.22 RM
(5.65 A$)
     +108.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,617.50 RM
(49,439.04 A$)
76,163.25 RM
(25,000.00 A$)
     -49.43 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 117,748.39 RM
(38,650.00 A$)
76,630.29 RM
(25,153.30 A$)
     -34.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 120.00 RM
(39.39 A$)
540.89 RM
(177.54 A$)
     +350.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 RM
(0.08 A$)
1.97 RM
(0.65 A$)
     +713.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 160.57 RM
(52.71 A$)
215.20 RM
(70.64 A$)
     +34.02 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 130.00 RM
(42.67 A$)
224.98 RM
(73.85 A$)
     +73.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 RM
(6.07 A$)
72.48 RM
(23.79 A$)
     +291.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 RM
(4.76 A$)
60.93 RM
(20.00 A$)
     +320.21 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.00 RM
(147.71 A$)
6,227.01 RM
(2,043.97 A$)
     +1,283.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,000.00 RM
(6,893.09 A$)
56,143.19 RM
(18,428.57 A$)
     +167.35 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 185.92 RM
(61.03 A$)
305.74 RM
(100.36 A$)
     +64.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 120.00 RM
(39.39 A$)
198.38 RM
(65.12 A$)
     +65.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 224.50 RM
(73.69 A$)
405.05 RM
(132.95 A$)
     +80.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 226.67 RM
(74.40 A$)
478.48 RM
(157.06 A$)
     +111.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,150.00 RM
(377.48 A$)
7,919.48 RM
(2,599.51 A$)
     +588.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM
(237.98 A$)
5,752.53 RM
(1,888.22 A$)
     +693.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,100.00 RM
(689.31 A$)
14,190.30 RM
(4,657.86 A$)
     +575.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,419.30 RM
(465.87 A$)
9,473.02 RM
(3,109.44 A$)
     +567.44 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 550.16 RM
(180.58 A$)
4,047.58 RM
(1,328.59 A$)
     +635.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 350.00 RM
(114.88 A$)
2,513.80 RM
(825.14 A$)
     +618.23 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,000.00 RM
(984.73 A$)
16,324.72 RM
(5,358.46 A$)
     +444.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.50 4.43      -1.53 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:27481
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: MYR