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Cost of Living Comparison Between New Taipei City and Taipei 

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Consumer Prices in Taipei are 5.73% higher than in New Taipei City
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Taipei are 6.00% higher than in New Taipei City
Rent Prices in Taipei are 6.96% higher than in New Taipei City
Restaurant Prices in Taipei are 7.34% higher than in New Taipei City
Groceries Prices in Taipei are 8.21% higher than in New Taipei City
Local Purchasing Power in Taipei is 28.43% higher than in New Taipei City
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 120.00 NT$      +20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 NT$ 800.00 NT$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 127.50 NT$ 130.00 NT$      +1.96 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 NT$ 60.00 NT$      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 NT$ 80.00 NT$      +23.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 79.17 NT$ 83.44 NT$      +5.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 27.71 NT$ 26.59 NT$      -4.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.74 NT$ 19.74 NT$      0.00 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 328.56 NT$ 328.56 NT$      0.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 45.36 NT$ 48.93 NT$      +7.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 44.33 NT$ 44.33 NT$      0.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 72.60 NT$ 72.60 NT$      0.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 243.23 NT$ 243.23 NT$      0.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 74.02 NT$ 112.26 NT$      +51.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 299.37 NT$ 299.37 NT$      0.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 60.18 NT$ 64.41 NT$      +7.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.05 NT$ 28.84 NT$      +51.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 26.94 NT$ 38.44 NT$      +42.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 46.32 NT$ 46.32 NT$      0.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.82 NT$ 40.82 NT$      0.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 32.38 NT$ 32.38 NT$      0.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 NT$ 45.62 NT$      +14.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 32.50 NT$ 35.72 NT$      +9.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 NT$ 450.00 NT$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 44.34 NT$ 47.01 NT$      +6.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 66.80 NT$ 66.80 NT$      0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 92.50 NT$ 110.00 NT$      +18.92 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 NT$ 20.00 NT$      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$ 1,280.00 NT$      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 85.00 NT$ 70.00 NT$      -17.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 40.23 NT$      +25.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 201.00 NT$ 240.00 NT$      +19.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 110.99 NT$ 110.99 NT$      0.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$ 900,000.00 NT$      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 697,461.54 NT$ 697,461.54 NT$      0.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,821.43 NT$ 2,233.25 NT$      +22.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.33 NT$ 4.61 NT$      -13.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 731.60 NT$ 698.72 NT$      -4.49 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,557.60 NT$ 1,348.13 NT$      -13.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 300.00 NT$ 415.13 NT$      +38.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 300.00 NT$      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,000.00 NT$ 14,978.26 NT$      -0.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 380,000.00 NT$ 385,792.25 NT$      +1.52 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,939.80 NT$ 2,018.91 NT$      +4.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,023.38 NT$ 1,023.38 NT$      0.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,500.00 NT$ 2,593.31 NT$      +3.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,995.00 NT$ 3,454.83 NT$      +15.35 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,000.00 NT$ 15,933.33 NT$      -0.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,400.00 NT$ 10,653.06 NT$      +2.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,666.67 NT$ 36,531.15 NT$      +11.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,666.67 NT$ 24,166.67 NT$      +6.62 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,186.92 NT$ 34,942.72 NT$      +103.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,703.92 NT$ 18,697.51 NT$      +74.68 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 32,789.83 NT$ 44,636.87 NT$      +36.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.95 1.93      -1.05 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
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Currency: TWD