Cost of Living Comparison Between Taipei and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 28.58% higher than in Taipei (without rent)
Rent Prices in London are 209.58% higher than in Taipei
Restaurant Prices in London are 183.89% higher than in Taipei
Groceries Prices in London are 20.99% lower than in Taipei
Local Purchasing Power in London is 39.84% higher than in Taipei
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Restaurants
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 NT$
(3.15 £)
571.75 NT$
(15.00 £)
     +376.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 NT$
(20.99 £)
2,286.99 NT$
(60.00 £)
     +185.87 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 139.00 NT$
(3.65 £)
228.70 NT$
(6.00 £)
     +64.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 NT$
(1.57 £)
190.58 NT$
(5.00 £)
     +217.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$
(2.10 £)
190.58 NT$
(5.00 £)
     +138.23 %
Cappuccino (regular) 98.52 NT$
(2.58 £)
114.74 NT$
(3.01 £)
     +16.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 27.06 NT$
(0.71 £)
58.13 NT$
(1.53 £)
     +114.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.75 NT$
(0.54 £)
43.94 NT$
(1.15 £)
     +111.78 %
Markets
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 360.63 NT$
(9.46 £)
136.94 NT$
(3.59 £)
     -62.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.61 NT$
(1.33 £)
34.97 NT$
(0.92 £)
     -30.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 46.48 NT$
(1.22 £)
25.45 NT$
(0.67 £)
     -45.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 74.19 NT$
(1.95 £)
81.53 NT$
(2.14 £)
     +9.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 296.14 NT$
(7.77 £)
118.52 NT$
(3.11 £)
     -59.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 129.87 NT$
(3.41 £)
106.98 NT$
(2.81 £)
     -17.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 256.28 NT$
(6.72 £)
161.48 NT$
(4.24 £)
     -36.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 63.50 NT$
(1.67 £)
36.87 NT$
(0.97 £)
     -41.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 27.90 NT$
(0.73 £)
20.77 NT$
(0.54 £)
     -25.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.54 NT$
(0.88 £)
34.80 NT$
(0.91 £)
     +3.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 37.16 NT$
(0.97 £)
42.96 NT$
(1.13 £)
     +15.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 33.62 NT$
(0.88 £)
20.54 NT$
(0.54 £)
     -38.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 27.67 NT$
(0.73 £)
19.42 NT$
(0.51 £)
     -29.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 49.79 NT$
(1.31 £)
28.83 NT$
(0.76 £)
     -42.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 37.24 NT$
(0.98 £)
31.78 NT$
(0.83 £)
     -14.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 NT$
(11.81 £)
304.93 NT$
(8.00 £)
     -32.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.35 NT$
(1.32 £)
73.65 NT$
(1.93 £)
     +46.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 69.95 NT$
(1.84 £)
76.53 NT$
(2.01 £)
     +9.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$
(3.15 £)
457.40 NT$
(12.00 £)
     +281.16 %
Transportation
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$
(0.52 £)
106.73 NT$
(2.80 £)
     +433.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$
(33.58 £)
5,717.46 NT$
(150.00 £)
     +346.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 NT$
(1.84 £)
114.35 NT$
(3.00 £)
     +63.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 NT$
(1.06 £)
122.68 NT$
(3.22 £)
     +204.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 240.00 NT$
(6.30 £)
1,097.75 NT$
(28.80 £)
     +357.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 108.86 NT$
(2.86 £)
181.28 NT$
(4.76 £)
     +66.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$
(23,611.87 £)
812,546.77 NT$
(21,317.50 £)
     -9.72 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 714,480.00 NT$
(18,744.68 £)
864,075.63 NT$
(22,669.38 £)
     +20.94 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,490.03 NT$
(65.33 £)
6,574.92 NT$
(172.50 £)
     +164.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 4.85 NT$
(0.13 £)
4.97 NT$
(0.13 £)
     +2.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 625.69 NT$
(16.42 £)
1,194.21 NT$
(31.33 £)
     +90.86 %
Sports And Leisure
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,317.93 NT$
(34.58 £)
1,661.29 NT$
(43.58 £)
     +26.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 393.67 NT$
(10.33 £)
411.02 NT$
(10.78 £)
     +4.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$
(7.87 £)
495.51 NT$
(13.00 £)
     +65.17 %
Childcare
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,000.00 NT$
(446.00 £)
56,031.14 NT$
(1,470.00 £)
     +229.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 451,169.79 NT$
(11,836.63 £)
691,639.76 NT$
(18,145.45 £)
     +53.30 %
Clothing And Shoes
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,343.00 NT$
(61.47 £)
2,486.95 NT$
(65.25 £)
     +6.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 992.82 NT$
(26.05 £)
1,240.39 NT$
(32.54 £)
     +24.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,792.31 NT$
(73.26 £)
2,685.97 NT$
(70.47 £)
     -3.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,496.30 NT$
(91.73 £)
3,457.79 NT$
(90.72 £)
     -1.10 %
Rent Per Month
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,884.62 NT$
(469.21 £)
64,891.90 NT$
(1,702.47 £)
     +262.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,922.22 NT$
(312.78 £)
47,601.14 NT$
(1,248.84 £)
     +299.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,315.79 NT$
(1,162.64 £)
121,275.29 NT$
(3,181.71 £)
     +173.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,044.12 NT$
(709.51 £)
79,426.20 NT$
(2,083.78 £)
     +193.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 33,753.63 NT$
(885.54 £)
40,635.38 NT$
(1,066.09 £)
     +20.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 20,078.76 NT$
(526.77 £)
21,393.94 NT$
(561.28 £)
     +6.55 %
Salaries And Financing
Taipei[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,978.18 NT$
(1,180.02 £)
108,422.61 NT$
(2,844.51 £)
     +141.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.78 2.88      +62.09 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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