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Cost of Living Comparison Between New Taipei City and Taipei 

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Consumer Prices in Taipei are 4.83% higher than in New Taipei City
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Taipei are 15.47% higher than in New Taipei City
Rent Prices in Taipei are 48.73% higher than in New Taipei City
Restaurant Prices in Taipei are 12.47% higher than in New Taipei City
Groceries Prices in Taipei are 5.68% higher than in New Taipei City
Local Purchasing Power in Taipei is 31.16% higher than in New Taipei City
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 150.00 NT$      +50.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 NT$ 700.00 NT$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 125.00 NT$ 120.00 NT$      -4.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 NT$ 50.00 NT$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 70.00 NT$ 80.00 NT$      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 77.73 NT$ 80.22 NT$      +3.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 27.65 NT$ 27.65 NT$      0.00 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 19.86 NT$ 20.46 NT$      +3.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 296.78 NT$ 339.85 NT$      +14.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.34 NT$ 46.68 NT$      +10.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 45.21 NT$ 51.34 NT$      +13.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 66.06 NT$ 67.65 NT$      +2.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 263.54 NT$ 263.54 NT$      0.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 119.45 NT$ 104.28 NT$      -12.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 204.12 NT$ 242.35 NT$      +18.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 67.59 NT$ 67.59 NT$      0.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 25.43 NT$ 34.51 NT$      +35.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 32.32 NT$ 32.32 NT$      0.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 43.85 NT$ 49.56 NT$      +13.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 40.26 NT$ 40.26 NT$      0.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 29.74 NT$ 29.74 NT$      0.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 NT$ 40.00 NT$      0.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.33 NT$ 38.61 NT$      +0.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 NT$ 475.00 NT$      +5.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 43.13 NT$ 43.13 NT$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 59.93 NT$ 59.93 NT$      0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 90.00 NT$ 100.00 NT$      +11.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$ 20.00 NT$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 775.00 NT$ 1,280.00 NT$      +65.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 82.50 NT$ 70.00 NT$      -15.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 NT$ 40.23 NT$      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 255.00 NT$ 255.00 NT$      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 104.20 NT$ 111.51 NT$      +7.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$ 948,000.00 NT$      +5.33 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 717,047.62 NT$ 717,047.62 NT$      0.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,794.06 NT$ 2,323.52 NT$      +29.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 6.00 NT$ 5.50 NT$      -8.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 850.00 NT$ 850.37 NT$      +0.04 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,833.33 NT$ 1,481.51 NT$      -19.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 600.00 NT$ 423.08 NT$      -29.49 %
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 16,833.33 NT$ 17,476.19 NT$      +3.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 490,000.00 NT$ 490,000.00 NT$      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,161.62 NT$ 2,161.62 NT$      0.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,151.68 NT$ 1,151.68 NT$      0.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,500.00 NT$ 2,559.07 NT$      +2.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,237.50 NT$ 3,840.00 NT$      +18.61 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 19,428.57 NT$ 25,327.16 NT$      +30.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,400.00 NT$ 19,495.11 NT$      +35.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,875.00 NT$ 57,952.85 NT$      +71.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,285.71 NT$ 40,114.47 NT$      +41.82 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,744.33 NT$ 26,943.56 NT$      +51.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,781.06 NT$ 15,909.82 NT$      +35.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 30,534.14 NT$ 46,244.75 NT$      +51.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.98 1.91      -3.47 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
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Currency: TWD