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Cost of Living Comparison Between New Taipei City and Taipei 

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Consumer Prices in Taipei are 2.81% lower than in New Taipei City
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Taipei are 10.73% higher than in New Taipei City
Rent Prices in Taipei are 55.60% higher than in New Taipei City
Restaurant Prices in Taipei are 19.95% higher than in New Taipei City
Groceries Prices in Taipei are 6.69% lower than in New Taipei City
Local Purchasing Power in Taipei is 12.26% higher than in New Taipei City
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 126.59 NT$      +26.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 NT$ 800.00 NT$      +14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 125.00 NT$ 125.00 NT$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 NT$ 65.00 NT$      +30.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 NT$ 120.00 NT$      +84.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 72.73 NT$ 85.45 NT$      +17.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.14 NT$ 30.78 NT$      +9.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.11 NT$ 20.19 NT$      +0.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 317.34 NT$ 345.04 NT$      +8.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 46.87 NT$ 49.61 NT$      +5.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 46.12 NT$ 56.70 NT$      +22.95 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 65.44 NT$ 69.14 NT$      +5.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 376.80 NT$ 209.41 NT$      -44.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 103.32 NT$ 103.32 NT$      0.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 294.84 NT$ 280.32 NT$      -4.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 75.00 NT$ 65.52 NT$      -12.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 25.43 NT$ 33.38 NT$      +31.28 %
Oranges (1 lb) 29.07 NT$ 37.80 NT$      +30.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 48.45 NT$ 51.41 NT$      +6.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 39.69 NT$ 39.69 NT$      0.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 33.37 NT$ 33.37 NT$      0.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 NT$ 42.78 NT$      +6.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 32.50 NT$ 38.06 NT$      +17.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 NT$ 500.00 NT$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 43.47 NT$ 43.47 NT$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 61.46 NT$ 61.46 NT$      0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 90.00 NT$ 100.00 NT$      +11.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 27.50 NT$ 20.00 NT$      -27.27 %
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) 225.00 NT$ 257.50 NT$      +14.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 109.15 NT$ 111.98 NT$      +2.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 924,000.00 NT$ 924,000.00 NT$      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 710,190.48 NT$ 707,454.55 NT$      -0.39 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,892.08 NT$ 2,178.55 NT$      +15.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.50 NT$ 5.29 NT$      -3.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 833.20 NT$ 833.20 NT$      0.00 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,722.00 NT$ 1,476.60 NT$      -14.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 466.67 NT$ 417.86 NT$      -10.46 %
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 16,437.50 NT$ 16,282.61 NT$      -0.94 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 452,777.78 NT$ 446,470.59 NT$      -1.39 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,189.71 NT$ 2,189.71 NT$      0.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,161.63 NT$ 1,161.63 NT$      0.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,575.00 NT$ 2,620.00 NT$      +1.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,390.00 NT$ 3,706.00 NT$      +9.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 19,571.43 NT$ 27,260.00 NT$      +39.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,500.00 NT$ 22,245.66 NT$      +53.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,375.00 NT$ 61,358.82 NT$      +68.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,250.00 NT$ 42,416.16 NT$      +50.15 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,412.73 NT$ 29,415.21 NT$      +79.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,006.87 NT$ 18,047.50 NT$      +63.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 31,717.38 NT$ 39,427.88 NT$      +24.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.98 1.87      -5.11 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
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