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Cost of Living Comparison Between New Taipei City and Taipei 

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Consumer Prices in Taipei are 2.26% lower than in New Taipei City
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Taipei are 10.78% higher than in New Taipei City
Rent Prices in Taipei are 54.45% higher than in New Taipei City
Restaurant Prices in Taipei are 16.44% higher than in New Taipei City
Groceries Prices in Taipei are 5.69% lower than in New Taipei City
Local Purchasing Power in Taipei is 7.60% 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$ 130.00 NT$      +4.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 NT$ 60.00 NT$      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 62.50 NT$ 100.00 NT$      +60.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 76.67 NT$ 80.21 NT$      +4.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.14 NT$ 28.87 NT$      +2.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.11 NT$ 20.85 NT$      +3.68 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 317.34 NT$ 344.47 NT$      +8.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 46.87 NT$ 49.63 NT$      +5.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 46.12 NT$ 56.93 NT$      +23.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 67.33 NT$ 67.33 NT$      0.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 376.80 NT$ 229.52 NT$      -39.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 109.37 NT$ 109.37 NT$      0.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 280.32 NT$ 280.32 NT$      0.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 75.00 NT$ 63.50 NT$      -15.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 25.43 NT$ 32.92 NT$      +29.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 29.07 NT$ 36.29 NT$      +24.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 48.45 NT$ 51.41 NT$      +6.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 37.91 NT$ 37.91 NT$      0.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 31.47 NT$ 31.47 NT$      0.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 NT$ 40.62 NT$      +1.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 32.50 NT$ 38.72 NT$      +19.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 NT$ 500.00 NT$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 43.80 NT$ 43.80 NT$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.31 NT$ 60.31 NT$      0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 90.00 NT$ 100.00 NT$      +11.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 NT$ 20.00 NT$      -33.33 %
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$ 255.00 NT$      +13.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 106.24 NT$ 112.21 NT$      +5.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 950,000.00 NT$ 948,000.00 NT$      -0.21 %
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 1,892.08 NT$ 2,323.40 NT$      +22.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.50 NT$ 5.17 NT$      -6.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 841.00 NT$ 841.00 NT$      0.00 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,722.00 NT$ 1,503.70 NT$      -12.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 466.67 NT$ 433.33 NT$      -7.14 %
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$ 17,125.00 NT$      +1.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 453,333.33 NT$ 459,375.00 NT$      +1.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,096.92 NT$ 2,096.92 NT$      0.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,112.36 NT$ 1,112.36 NT$      0.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,564.29 NT$ 2,642.13 NT$      +3.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,390.00 NT$ 3,841.54 NT$      +13.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 19,500.00 NT$ 26,768.29 NT$      +37.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,500.00 NT$ 21,342.12 NT$      +47.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,111.11 NT$ 61,326.03 NT$      +74.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,250.00 NT$ 41,143.73 NT$      +45.64 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,412.73 NT$ 27,065.08 NT$      +64.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,006.87 NT$ 16,517.42 NT$      +50.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 31,717.38 NT$ 37,809.15 NT$      +19.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.98 1.92      -2.58 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
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