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Cost of Living Comparison Between Taipei and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 43.10% higher than in Taipei
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 144.02% higher than in Taipei
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 507.41% higher than in Taipei
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 223.20% higher than in Taipei
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 12.74% higher than in Taipei
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 110.58% higher than in Taipei
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Restaurants Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.94 $
(120.00 NT$)
18.00 $
(548.54 NT$)
     +357.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.61 $
(750.00 NT$)
80.00 $
(2,437.94 NT$)
     +225.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.27 $
(130.00 NT$)
10.00 $
(304.74 NT$)
     +134.42 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.84 $
(56.17 NT$)
7.00 $
(213.32 NT$)
     +279.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(70.00 NT$)
8.00 $
(243.79 NT$)
     +248.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.80 $
(85.38 NT$)
4.51 $
(137.51 NT$)
     +61.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.87 $
(26.54 NT$)
2.44 $
(74.48 NT$)
     +180.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.65 $
(19.79 NT$)
1.94 $
(58.98 NT$)
     +197.96 %
Markets Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.84 $
(330.20 NT$)
4.16 $
(126.72 NT$)
     -61.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.60 $
(48.80 NT$)
2.91 $
(88.81 NT$)
     +82.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.51 $
(45.96 NT$)
2.20 $
(67.09 NT$)
     +45.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.42 $
(73.69 NT$)
3.19 $
(97.30 NT$)
     +32.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.42 $
(256.62 NT$)
6.76 $
(205.98 NT$)
     -19.73 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.86 $
(117.59 NT$)
5.63 $
(171.59 NT$)
     +45.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.40 $
(286.59 NT$)
6.55 $
(199.73 NT$)
     -30.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 $
(66.80 NT$)
2.14 $
(65.19 NT$)
     -2.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(29.19 NT$)
0.86 $
(26.34 NT$)
     -9.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 $
(38.20 NT$)
1.56 $
(47.39 NT$)
     +24.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 $
(44.70 NT$)
2.28 $
(69.37 NT$)
     +55.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 $
(38.90 NT$)
1.90 $
(57.90 NT$)
     +48.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.01 $
(30.79 NT$)
1.28 $
(38.87 NT$)
     +26.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.51 $
(46.11 NT$)
1.47 $
(44.80 NT$)
     -2.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.22 $
(37.15 NT$)
1.74 $
(53.13 NT$)
     +43.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.77 $
(450.00 NT$)
15.00 $
(457.11 NT$)
     +1.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $
(46.80 NT$)
2.39 $
(72.92 NT$)
     +55.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 $
(69.47 NT$)
2.38 $
(72.38 NT$)
     +4.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.61 $
(110.00 NT$)
12.00 $
(365.69 NT$)
     +232.45 %
Transportation Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.66 $
(20.00 NT$)
2.75 $
(83.80 NT$)
     +319.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 42.00 $
(1,280.00 NT$)
81.00 $
(2,468.42 NT$)
     +92.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.30 $
(70.00 NT$)
3.50 $
(106.66 NT$)
     +52.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.32 $
(40.23 NT$)
3.38 $
(102.85 NT$)
     +155.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.71 $
(235.00 NT$)
33.00 $
(1,005.65 NT$)
     +327.94 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(111.58 NT$)
3.98 $
(121.36 NT$)
     +8.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,533.09 $
(900,000.00 NT$)
22,000.00 $
(670,434.31 NT$)
     -25.51 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,696.25 $
(691,652.17 NT$)
22,025.05 $
(671,197.69 NT$)
     -2.96 %
Utilities (Monthly) Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 73.61 $
(2,243.09 NT$)
143.64 $
(4,377.24 NT$)
     +95.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(4.12 NT$)
0.10 $
(3.17 NT$)
     -23.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.05 $
(671.90 NT$)
67.18 $
(2,047.18 NT$)
     +204.69 %
Sports And Leisure Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.63 $
(1,329.48 NT$)
84.98 $
(2,589.85 NT$)
     +94.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.58 $
(413.92 NT$)
18.71 $
(570.30 NT$)
     +37.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.84 $
(300.00 NT$)
15.00 $
(457.11 NT$)
     +52.37 %
Childcare Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 539.55 $
(16,442.31 NT$)
2,158.33 $
(65,773.67 NT$)
     +300.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,434.61 $
(409,410.21 NT$)
28,437.62 $
(866,616.16 NT$)
     +111.67 %
Clothing And Shoes Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.29 $
(2,081.19 NT$)
60.90 $
(1,856.01 NT$)
     -10.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.37 $
(1,016.98 NT$)
42.48 $
(1,294.55 NT$)
     +27.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.65 $
(2,640.60 NT$)
86.86 $
(2,647.00 NT$)
     +0.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.33 $
(3,392.59 NT$)
149.11 $
(4,544.15 NT$)
     +33.94 %
Rent Per Month Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 515.32 $
(15,703.97 NT$)
3,465.39 $
(105,605.31 NT$)
     +572.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 351.46 $
(10,710.53 NT$)
2,778.96 $
(84,686.90 NT$)
     +690.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,195.91 $
(36,444.43 NT$)
6,371.43 $
(194,164.74 NT$)
     +432.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 802.21 $
(24,446.81 NT$)
4,785.98 $
(145,849.19 NT$)
     +496.60 %
Buy Apartment Price Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,246.75 $
(37,993.82 NT$)
1,217.60 $
(37,105.57 NT$)
     -2.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 700.88 $
(21,358.92 NT$)
902.90 $
(27,515.34 NT$)
     +28.82 %
Salaries And Financing Taipei[ Edit ] San Francisco, CA[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,433.58 $
(43,687.34 NT$)
7,366.62 $
(224,492.46 NT$)
     +413.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.90 4.12      +116.86 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
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Currency: USD
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