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Cost of Living Comparison Between Taipei and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 58.53% higher than in Taipei
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 138.53% higher than in Taipei
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 428.41% higher than in Taipei
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 233.74% higher than in Taipei
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 35.83% higher than in Taipei
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 50.95% higher than in Taipei
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Restaurants Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.00 $
(120.00 NT$)
21.00 $
(629.97 NT$)
     +424.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 26.67 $
(800.00 NT$)
85.00 $
(2,549.87 NT$)
     +218.73 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.33 $
(130.00 NT$)
9.00 $
(269.99 NT$)
     +107.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.97 $
(59.00 NT$)
7.00 $
(209.99 NT$)
     +255.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 $
(70.00 NT$)
8.00 $
(239.99 NT$)
     +242.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.82 $
(84.50 NT$)
4.63 $
(138.83 NT$)
     +64.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.89 $
(26.58 NT$)
2.06 $
(61.73 NT$)
     +132.25 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.66 $
(19.79 NT$)
1.74 $
(52.20 NT$)
     +163.76 %
Markets Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.05 $
(331.45 NT$)
4.36 $
(130.85 NT$)
     -60.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.64 $
(49.07 NT$)
3.37 $
(101.19 NT$)
     +106.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 $
(45.96 NT$)
2.85 $
(85.48 NT$)
     +85.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.46 $
(73.69 NT$)
3.73 $
(111.84 NT$)
     +51.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.55 $
(256.62 NT$)
7.47 $
(224.21 NT$)
     -12.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.92 $
(117.59 NT$)
6.89 $
(206.81 NT$)
     +75.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.55 $
(286.59 NT$)
7.01 $
(210.34 NT$)
     -26.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.23 $
(66.80 NT$)
2.84 $
(85.19 NT$)
     +27.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 $
(29.19 NT$)
1.15 $
(34.42 NT$)
     +17.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.27 $
(38.20 NT$)
2.86 $
(85.73 NT$)
     +124.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.49 $
(44.70 NT$)
2.66 $
(79.83 NT$)
     +78.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 $
(38.90 NT$)
2.10 $
(62.85 NT$)
     +61.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 $
(30.79 NT$)
1.65 $
(49.35 NT$)
     +60.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.54 $
(46.11 NT$)
2.17 $
(65.23 NT$)
     +41.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 $
(37.15 NT$)
2.34 $
(70.24 NT$)
     +89.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(450.00 NT$)
15.00 $
(449.98 NT$)
     -0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $
(46.80 NT$)
2.33 $
(70.00 NT$)
     +49.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 $
(69.47 NT$)
2.83 $
(84.75 NT$)
     +21.99 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.67 $
(110.00 NT$)
14.75 $
(442.48 NT$)
     +302.25 %
Transportation Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.67 $
(20.00 NT$)
2.75 $
(82.50 NT$)
     +312.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 42.67 $
(1,280.00 NT$)
127.00 $
(3,809.81 NT$)
     +197.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.33 $
(70.00 NT$)
3.00 $
(90.00 NT$)
     +28.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.34 $
(40.23 NT$)
2.93 $
(87.75 NT$)
     +118.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.83 $
(235.00 NT$)
30.00 $
(899.96 NT$)
     +282.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.72 $
(111.67 NT$)
2.97 $
(88.95 NT$)
     -20.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,001.50 $
(900,000.00 NT$)
21,845.00 $
(655,317.23 NT$)
     -27.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,065.35 $
(691,925.93 NT$)
20,498.86 $
(614,934.97 NT$)
     -11.13 %
Utilities (Monthly) Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 74.77 $
(2,243.09 NT$)
127.00 $
(3,809.88 NT$)
     +69.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(3.97 NT$)
0.10 $
(3.09 NT$)
     -22.36 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.52 $
(675.55 NT$)
61.11 $
(1,833.22 NT$)
     +171.37 %
Sports And Leisure Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.32 $
(1,329.48 NT$)
72.40 $
(2,171.94 NT$)
     +63.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.80 $
(413.92 NT$)
32.86 $
(985.66 NT$)
     +138.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(300.00 NT$)
16.00 $
(479.98 NT$)
     +59.99 %
Childcare Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 540.69 $
(16,220.00 NT$)
2,398.28 $
(71,944.92 NT$)
     +343.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,371.46 $
(401,123.70 NT$)
38,375.00 $
(1,151,192.44 NT$)
     +186.99 %
Clothing And Shoes Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.43 $
(2,082.78 NT$)
52.86 $
(1,585.69 NT$)
     -23.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.76 $
(1,012.81 NT$)
38.69 $
(1,160.64 NT$)
     +14.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.64 $
(2,629.19 NT$)
84.68 $
(2,540.31 NT$)
     -3.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.23 $
(3,426.68 NT$)
124.22 $
(3,726.47 NT$)
     +8.75 %
Rent Per Month Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 522.60 $
(15,677.08 NT$)
3,229.31 $
(96,874.46 NT$)
     +517.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 354.48 $
(10,633.93 NT$)
1,990.79 $
(59,720.65 NT$)
     +461.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,205.46 $
(36,162.02 NT$)
6,409.16 $
(192,265.18 NT$)
     +431.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 815.32 $
(24,458.33 NT$)
3,667.12 $
(110,007.99 NT$)
     +349.78 %
Buy Apartment Price Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,266.52 $
(37,993.82 NT$)
1,372.89 $
(41,184.67 NT$)
     +8.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 712.00 $
(21,358.92 NT$)
718.29 $
(21,547.49 NT$)
     +0.88 %
Salaries And Financing Taipei[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,462.30 $
(43,866.91 NT$)
5,265.01 $
(157,942.37 NT$)
     +260.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.90 4.17      +119.54 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
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Currency: USD