Cost of Living Comparison Between Taipei and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 31.56% higher than in Taipei (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 71.98% higher than in Taipei
Rent Prices in London are 188.46% higher than in Taipei
Restaurant Prices in London are 164.18% higher than in Taipei
Groceries Prices in London are 17.60% lower than in Taipei
Local Purchasing Power in London is 48.71% higher than in Taipei
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Restaurants
Taipei Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 127.50 NT$
(3.37 £)
568.29 NT$
(15.00 £)
     +345.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 NT$
(23.76 £)
2,273.17 NT$
(60.00 £)
     +152.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 NT$
(3.96 £)
227.32 NT$
(6.00 £)
     +51.54 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 55.00 NT$
(1.45 £)
189.43 NT$
(5.00 £)
     +244.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 NT$
(2.38 £)
189.43 NT$
(5.00 £)
     +110.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 97.22 NT$
(2.57 £)
112.53 NT$
(2.97 £)
     +15.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 27.95 NT$
(0.74 £)
54.17 NT$
(1.43 £)
     +93.79 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.09 NT$
(0.56 £)
43.60 NT$
(1.15 £)
     +106.76 %
Markets
Taipei Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 356.63 NT$
(9.41 £)
135.47 NT$
(3.58 £)
     -62.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.40 NT$
(1.28 £)
34.81 NT$
(0.92 £)
     -28.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 40.95 NT$
(1.08 £)
26.89 NT$
(0.71 £)
     -34.33 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 76.88 NT$
(2.03 £)
84.19 NT$
(2.22 £)
     +9.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 278.83 NT$
(7.36 £)
115.19 NT$
(3.04 £)
     -58.69 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 128.64 NT$
(3.40 £)
102.31 NT$
(2.70 £)
     -20.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 246.41 NT$
(6.50 £)
183.51 NT$
(4.84 £)
     -25.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 66.88 NT$
(1.77 £)
36.89 NT$
(0.97 £)
     -44.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 28.18 NT$
(0.74 £)
17.90 NT$
(0.47 £)
     -36.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 32.64 NT$
(0.86 £)
33.59 NT$
(0.89 £)
     +2.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 43.29 NT$
(1.14 £)
41.91 NT$
(1.11 £)
     -3.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 34.52 NT$
(0.91 £)
19.54 NT$
(0.52 £)
     -43.38 %
Onion (1 lb) 26.81 NT$
(0.71 £)
20.06 NT$
(0.53 £)
     -25.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 57.43 NT$
(1.52 £)
28.60 NT$
(0.75 £)
     -50.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 33.48 NT$
(0.88 £)
37.04 NT$
(0.98 £)
     +10.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 NT$
(10.56 £)
303.09 NT$
(8.00 £)
     -24.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 52.72 NT$
(1.39 £)
70.95 NT$
(1.87 £)
     +34.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 73.22 NT$
(1.93 £)
81.18 NT$
(2.14 £)
     +10.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$
(3.17 £)
492.52 NT$
(13.00 £)
     +310.43 %
Transportation
Taipei Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 NT$
(0.66 £)
106.08 NT$
(2.80 £)
     +324.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$
(33.79 £)
6,137.56 NT$
(162.00 £)
     +379.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 NT$
(1.85 £)
113.66 NT$
(3.00 £)
     +62.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 NT$
(1.06 £)
103.65 NT$
(2.74 £)
     +157.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 275.00 NT$
(7.26 £)
1,091.12 NT$
(28.80 £)
     +296.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 102.39 NT$
(2.70 £)
183.46 NT$
(4.84 £)
     +79.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$
(23,755.36 £)
877,728.06 NT$
(23,167.50 £)
     -2.47 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 720,666.67 NT$
(19,021.89 £)
889,660.95 NT$
(23,482.47 £)
     +23.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Taipei Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,465.09 NT$
(65.07 £)
7,004.22 NT$
(184.88 £)
     +184.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.40 NT$
(0.14 £)
5.11 NT$
(0.13 £)
     -5.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 777.71 NT$
(20.53 £)
1,227.51 NT$
(32.40 £)
     +57.84 %
Sports And Leisure
Taipei Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,286.07 NT$
(33.95 £)
1,746.11 NT$
(46.09 £)
     +35.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 393.62 NT$
(10.39 £)
359.92 NT$
(9.50 £)
     -8.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$
(7.92 £)
530.41 NT$
(14.00 £)
     +76.80 %
Childcare
Taipei Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,153.08 NT$
(452.75 £)
53,383.03 NT$
(1,409.04 £)
     +211.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 409,714.71 NT$
(10,814.36 £)
681,770.82 NT$
(17,995.24 £)
     +66.40 %
Clothing And Shoes
Taipei Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,299.56 NT$
(60.70 £)
2,131.10 NT$
(56.25 £)
     -7.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 951.92 NT$
(25.13 £)
1,092.15 NT$
(28.83 £)
     +14.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,740.00 NT$
(72.32 £)
2,831.69 NT$
(74.74 £)
     +3.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,425.00 NT$
(90.40 £)
3,424.33 NT$
(90.38 £)
     -0.02 %
Rent Per Month
Taipei Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,573.53 NT$
(543.04 £)
64,506.99 NT$
(1,702.65 £)
     +213.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,962.96 NT$
(368.55 £)
49,169.16 NT$
(1,297.81 £)
     +252.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 48,315.62 NT$
(1,275.28 £)
121,570.06 NT$
(3,208.82 £)
     +151.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,203.12 NT$
(718.02 £)
81,487.28 NT$
(2,150.84 £)
     +199.55 %
Buy Apartment Price
Taipei Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 33,475.17 NT$
(883.57 £)
42,347.49 NT$
(1,117.76 £)
     +26.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 21,263.02 NT$
(561.23 £)
20,463.33 NT$
(540.13 £)
     -3.76 %
Salaries And Financing
Taipei Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 45,466.46 NT$
(1,200.08 £)
116,284.35 NT$
(3,069.31 £)
     +155.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.57 2.52      +60.38 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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