Cost of Living Comparison Between New Taipei City and Taipei 

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Consumer Prices in Taipei are 28.70% lower than in New Taipei City (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Taipei are 19.55% lower than in New Taipei City
Rent Prices in Taipei are 30.59% higher than in New Taipei City
Restaurant Prices in Taipei are 11.54% higher than in New Taipei City
Groceries Prices in Taipei are 41.86% lower than in New Taipei City
Local Purchasing Power in Taipei is 35.01% higher than in New Taipei City
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Restaurants
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 130.00 NT$      +30.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 NT$ 830.00 NT$      -7.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 135.00 NT$ 150.00 NT$      +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 NT$ 50.20 NT$      +0.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$ 90.00 NT$      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 64.38 NT$ 95.16 NT$      +47.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.00 NT$ 27.85 NT$      -0.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.09 NT$ 20.91 NT$      +22.35 %
Markets
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 348.12 NT$ 353.27 NT$      +1.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 60.48 NT$ 47.83 NT$      -20.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 63.88 NT$ 41.70 NT$      -34.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 79.71 NT$ 75.95 NT$      -4.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 907.19 NT$ 275.74 NT$      -69.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 154.56 NT$ 126.20 NT$      -18.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 529.19 NT$ 247.64 NT$      -53.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 91.31 NT$ 64.20 NT$      -29.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 27.82 NT$ 27.60 NT$      -0.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 40.82 NT$ 34.13 NT$      -16.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 63.50 NT$ 42.78 NT$      -32.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 52.92 NT$ 33.65 NT$      -36.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 40.82 NT$ 27.07 NT$      -33.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 56.67 NT$ 53.95 NT$      -4.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 42.86 NT$ 33.94 NT$      -20.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 NT$ 400.00 NT$      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 51.78 NT$ 51.62 NT$      -0.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 84.75 NT$ 70.56 NT$      -16.74 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 NT$ 125.00 NT$      +25.00 %
Transportation
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 NT$ 20.00 NT$      -42.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$ 1,280.00 NT$      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 NT$ 70.00 NT$      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 40.23 NT$      +25.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$ 250.00 NT$      +11.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 116.92 NT$ 104.82 NT$      -10.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000.00 NT$ 900,000.00 NT$      -10.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 NT$ 730,190.48 NT$      -8.73 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,671.56 NT$ 2,393.60 NT$      -10.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 4.67 NT$ 5.35 NT$      +14.69 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 571.43 NT$ 760.19 NT$      +33.03 %
Sports And Leisure
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,150.00 NT$ 1,282.28 NT$      +11.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 260.00 NT$ 399.88 NT$      +53.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 295.00 NT$ 310.00 NT$      +5.08 %
Childcare
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,800.00 NT$ 16,556.92 NT$      +11.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 337,500.00 NT$ 412,648.96 NT$      +22.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,771.43 NT$ 2,199.58 NT$      +24.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 916.50 NT$ 923.55 NT$      +0.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,666.67 NT$ 2,700.00 NT$      +1.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,083.33 NT$ 3,248.15 NT$      +5.35 %
Rent Per Month
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,812.50 NT$ 18,985.29 NT$      +28.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,750.00 NT$ 12,827.59 NT$      +31.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,166.67 NT$ 46,469.76 NT$      +32.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,625.00 NT$ 26,661.76 NT$      +29.27 %
Buy Apartment Price
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,832.03 NT$ 33,249.79 NT$      +52.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,622.86 NT$ 20,353.29 NT$      +75.11 %
Salaries And Financing
New Taipei City Edit Taipei Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 41,917.50 NT$ 45,530.61 NT$      +8.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.93 1.60      -17.36 %
Last update: October 2021October 2021
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