Cost of Living Comparison Between Taichung and Tampa, FL 

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Consumer Prices in Tampa, FL are 31.30% higher than in Taichung (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tampa, FL are 60.57% higher than in Taichung
Rent Prices in Tampa, FL are 195.50% higher than in Taichung
Restaurant Prices in Tampa, FL are 123.18% higher than in Taichung
Groceries Prices in Tampa, FL are 23.34% higher than in Taichung
Local Purchasing Power in Tampa, FL is 99.90% higher than in Taichung
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Restaurants
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 NT$
(4.29 $)
419.50 NT$
(15.00 $)
     +249.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 750.00 NT$
(26.82 $)
1,678.00 NT$
(60.00 $)
     +123.73 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 130.00 NT$
(4.65 $)
223.73 NT$
(8.00 $)
     +72.10 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 NT$
(2.15 $)
125.85 NT$
(4.50 $)
     +109.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$
(2.86 $)
167.80 NT$
(6.00 $)
     +109.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 103.55 NT$
(3.70 $)
108.83 NT$
(3.89 $)
     +5.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 32.25 NT$
(1.15 $)
54.67 NT$
(1.95 $)
     +69.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.75 NT$
(0.74 $)
42.37 NT$
(1.51 $)
     +104.20 %
Markets
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 334.06 NT$
(11.95 $)
102.45 NT$
(3.66 $)
     -69.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 46.87 NT$
(1.68 $)
75.01 NT$
(2.68 $)
     +60.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 38.56 NT$
(1.38 $)
63.84 NT$
(2.28 $)
     +65.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 65.70 NT$
(2.35 $)
69.16 NT$
(2.47 $)
     +5.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 204.12 NT$
(7.30 $)
152.25 NT$
(5.44 $)
     -25.41 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 113.40 NT$
(4.05 $)
185.08 NT$
(6.62 $)
     +63.22 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 249.48 NT$
(8.92 $)
188.01 NT$
(6.72 $)
     -24.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 45.36 NT$
(1.62 $)
81.23 NT$
(2.90 $)
     +79.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 15.12 NT$
(0.54 $)
19.62 NT$
(0.70 $)
     +29.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 31.00 NT$
(1.11 $)
64.48 NT$
(2.31 $)
     +108.03 %
Tomato (1 lb) 32.99 NT$
(1.18 $)
68.00 NT$
(2.43 $)
     +106.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 29.30 NT$
(1.05 $)
51.62 NT$
(1.85 $)
     +76.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 25.70 NT$
(0.92 $)
35.36 NT$
(1.26 $)
     +37.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 NT$
(1.43 $)
52.97 NT$
(1.89 $)
     +32.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 25.83 NT$
(0.92 $)
69.57 NT$
(2.49 $)
     +169.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 475.00 NT$
(16.98 $)
279.67 NT$
(10.00 $)
     -41.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 49.05 NT$
(1.75 $)
67.23 NT$
(2.40 $)
     +37.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.67 NT$
(2.53 $)
78.87 NT$
(2.82 $)
     +11.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$
(4.29 $)
184.58 NT$
(6.60 $)
     +53.82 %
Transportation
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 17.50 NT$
(0.63 $)
55.93 NT$
(2.00 $)
     +219.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,250.00 NT$
(44.70 $)
1,817.83 NT$
(65.00 $)
     +45.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 85.00 NT$
(3.04 $)
69.92 NT$
(2.50 $)
     -17.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$
(1.15 $)
83.90 NT$
(3.00 $)
     +160.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$
(8.05 $)
1,398.33 NT$
(50.00 $)
     +521.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 110.61 NT$
(3.96 $)
65.44 NT$
(2.34 $)
     -40.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 919,000.00 NT$
(32,860.63 $)
643,231.80 NT$
(23,000.00 $)
     -30.01 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 916,666.67 NT$
(32,777.19 $)
590,853.85 NT$
(21,127.12 $)
     -35.54 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,245.83 NT$
(80.30 $)
4,432.42 NT$
(158.49 $)
     +97.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.00 NT$
(0.29 $)
3.80 NT$
(0.14 $)
     -52.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 920.75 NT$
(32.92 $)
1,713.19 NT$
(61.26 $)
     +86.06 %
Sports And Leisure
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 980.16 NT$
(35.05 $)
751.58 NT$
(26.87 $)
     -23.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 400.00 NT$
(14.30 $)
806.84 NT$
(28.85 $)
     +101.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 290.00 NT$
(10.37 $)
362.17 NT$
(12.95 $)
     +24.89 %
Childcare
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 16,500.00 NT$
(589.99 $)
24,049.41 NT$
(859.93 $)
     +45.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 450,000.00 NT$
(16,090.62 $)
286,573.75 NT$
(10,247.00 $)
     -36.32 %
Clothing And Shoes
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,493.93 NT$
(53.42 $)
1,158.28 NT$
(41.42 $)
     -22.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 944.53 NT$
(33.77 $)
949.64 NT$
(33.96 $)
     +0.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,055.43 NT$
(73.50 $)
2,172.48 NT$
(77.68 $)
     +5.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,975.00 NT$
(70.62 $)
2,599.67 NT$
(92.96 $)
     +31.63 %
Rent Per Month
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,952.84 NT$
(391.64 $)
41,841.39 NT$
(1,496.12 $)
     +282.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,277.13 NT$
(295.96 $)
29,973.98 NT$
(1,071.78 $)
     +262.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,142.86 NT$
(899.03 $)
63,808.34 NT$
(2,281.59 $)
     +153.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,517.53 NT$
(626.37 $)
47,135.14 NT$
(1,685.41 $)
     +169.07 %
Buy Apartment Price
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,477.72 NT$
(517.68 $)
9,927.35 NT$
(354.97 $)
     -31.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,050.87 NT$
(395.15 $)
3,569.51 NT$
(127.63 $)
     -67.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Taichung Edit Tampa, FL Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 33,750.00 NT$
(1,206.80 $)
108,327.80 NT$
(3,873.47 $)
     +220.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.90 4.11      +116.58 %
Last update: December 2020January 2021
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