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Cost of Living Comparison Between Taipei and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 23.79% higher than in Taipei
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 56.67% higher than in Taipei
Rent Prices in Sydney are 175.22% higher than in Taipei
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 128.04% higher than in Taipei
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 5.07% lower than in Taipei
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 44.75% higher than in Taipei
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  TaipeiSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 NT$
(5.77 A$)
395.04 NT$
(19.00 A$)
     +229.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 NT$
(38.48 A$)
1,803.65 NT$
(86.75 A$)
     +125.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 130.00 NT$
(6.25 A$)
233.90 NT$
(11.25 A$)
     +79.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 NT$
(2.89 A$)
166.33 NT$
(8.00 A$)
     +177.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$
(3.85 A$)
166.33 NT$
(8.00 A$)
     +107.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 84.36 NT$
(4.06 A$)
81.78 NT$
(3.93 A$)
     -3.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 26.76 NT$
(1.29 A$)
66.42 NT$
(3.19 A$)
     +148.18 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.75 NT$
(0.95 A$)
55.94 NT$
(2.69 A$)
     +183.22 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 329.06 NT$
(15.83 A$)
112.55 NT$
(5.41 A$)
     -65.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.98 NT$
(2.36 A$)
56.24 NT$
(2.71 A$)
     +14.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 45.96 NT$
(2.21 A$)
25.50 NT$
(1.23 A$)
     -44.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 73.38 NT$
(3.53 A$)
93.88 NT$
(4.52 A$)
     +27.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 243.23 NT$
(11.70 A$)
116.08 NT$
(5.58 A$)
     -52.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 112.26 NT$
(5.40 A$)
107.39 NT$
(5.17 A$)
     -4.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 299.37 NT$
(14.40 A$)
168.86 NT$
(8.12 A$)
     -43.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 64.41 NT$
(3.10 A$)
41.90 NT$
(2.02 A$)
     -34.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 28.84 NT$
(1.39 A$)
33.12 NT$
(1.59 A$)
     +14.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 38.44 NT$
(1.85 A$)
35.02 NT$
(1.68 A$)
     -8.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 46.32 NT$
(2.23 A$)
46.16 NT$
(2.22 A$)
     -0.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.82 NT$
(1.96 A$)
31.34 NT$
(1.51 A$)
     -23.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 32.38 NT$
(1.56 A$)
25.73 NT$
(1.24 A$)
     -20.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.62 NT$
(2.19 A$)
52.87 NT$
(2.54 A$)
     +15.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 35.72 NT$
(1.72 A$)
42.54 NT$
(2.05 A$)
     +19.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 NT$
(21.64 A$)
374.24 NT$
(18.00 A$)
     -16.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 47.01 NT$
(2.26 A$)
111.94 NT$
(5.38 A$)
     +138.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 66.80 NT$
(3.21 A$)
120.89 NT$
(5.81 A$)
     +80.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 110.00 NT$
(5.29 A$)
665.32 NT$
(32.00 A$)
     +504.84 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$
(0.96 A$)
91.48 NT$
(4.40 A$)
     +357.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$
(61.56 A$)
4,490.94 NT$
(216.00 A$)
     +250.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 NT$
(3.37 A$)
83.17 NT$
(4.00 A$)
     +18.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 NT$
(1.94 A$)
73.61 NT$
(3.54 A$)
     +82.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 235.00 NT$
(11.30 A$)
1,172.63 NT$
(56.40 A$)
     +398.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 111.04 NT$
(5.34 A$)
115.99 NT$
(5.58 A$)
     +4.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$
(43,287.16 A$)
540,576.04 NT$
(26,000.00 A$)
     -39.94 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 697,481.48 NT$
(33,546.66 A$)
501,528.28 NT$
(24,121.93 A$)
     -28.09 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,261.65 NT$
(108.78 A$)
3,756.08 NT$
(180.66 A$)
     +66.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 4.61 NT$
(0.22 A$)
12.64 NT$
(0.61 A$)
     +174.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 700.83 NT$
(33.71 A$)
1,436.82 NT$
(69.11 A$)
     +105.02 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,353.76 NT$
(65.11 A$)
1,535.87 NT$
(73.87 A$)
     +13.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 418.67 NT$
(20.14 A$)
448.51 NT$
(21.57 A$)
     +7.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$
(14.43 A$)
415.83 NT$
(20.00 A$)
     +38.61 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,978.26 NT$
(720.41 A$)
45,560.25 NT$
(2,191.30 A$)
     +204.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 385,792.25 NT$
(18,555.39 A$)
389,590.97 NT$
(18,738.10 A$)
     +0.98 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,000.71 NT$
(96.23 A$)
2,058.99 NT$
(99.03 A$)
     +2.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,027.68 NT$
(49.43 A$)
1,279.04 NT$
(61.52 A$)
     +24.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,607.84 NT$
(125.43 A$)
2,909.93 NT$
(139.96 A$)
     +11.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,536.16 NT$
(170.08 A$)
3,206.07 NT$
(154.20 A$)
     -9.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,064.52 NT$
(772.65 A$)
52,980.88 NT$
(2,548.21 A$)
     +229.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,725.49 NT$
(515.86 A$)
38,347.22 NT$
(1,844.38 A$)
     +257.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,622.72 NT$
(1,761.44 A$)
89,143.07 NT$
(4,287.50 A$)
     +143.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 24,166.67 NT$
(1,162.34 A$)
60,566.21 NT$
(2,913.04 A$)
     +150.62 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 35,458.85 NT$
(1,705.46 A$)
26,184.34 NT$
(1,259.38 A$)
     -26.16 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 18,871.67 NT$
(907.67 A$)
16,833.79 NT$
(809.65 A$)
     -10.80 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,501.89 NT$
(2,140.40 A$)
100,918.89 NT$
(4,853.88 A$)
     +126.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.92 3.88      +101.70 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:338468
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: TWD