Cost of Living Comparison Between China and Taiwan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Taiwan are 56.15% higher than in China (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Taiwan are 43.34% higher than in China
Rent Prices in Taiwan are 6.77% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in Taiwan are 6.15% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in Taiwan are 76.67% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in Taiwan is 3.02% lower than in China
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Restaurants
China Edit Taiwan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(86.40 NT$)
23.15 ¥
(100.00 NT$)
     +15.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥
(647.97 NT$)
185.19 ¥
(800.00 NT$)
     +23.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(151.19 NT$)
31.25 ¥
(135.00 NT$)
     -10.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 ¥
(30.24 NT$)
12.19 ¥
(52.64 NT$)
     +74.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 ¥
(77.76 NT$)
18.52 ¥
(80.00 NT$)
     +2.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 25.88 ¥
(111.78 NT$)
18.12 ¥
(78.26 NT$)
     -29.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.28 ¥
(14.19 NT$)
6.46 ¥
(27.91 NT$)
     +96.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 ¥
(9.12 NT$)
4.83 ¥
(20.88 NT$)
     +128.87 %
Markets
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 50.14 ¥
(216.59 NT$)
80.93 ¥
(349.61 NT$)
     +61.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.12 ¥
(43.71 NT$)
11.96 ¥
(51.65 NT$)
     +18.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.07 ¥
(13.26 NT$)
9.07 ¥
(39.17 NT$)
     +195.37 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.53 ¥
(54.12 NT$)
16.62 ¥
(71.81 NT$)
     +32.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.35 ¥
(178.61 NT$)
68.90 ¥
(297.65 NT$)
     +66.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.52 ¥
(54.08 NT$)
27.19 ¥
(117.44 NT$)
     +117.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.74 ¥
(158.72 NT$)
63.03 ¥
(272.26 NT$)
     +71.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.72 ¥
(24.69 NT$)
14.30 ¥
(61.78 NT$)
     +150.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.01 ¥
(17.33 NT$)
6.25 ¥
(27.01 NT$)
     +55.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.41 ¥
(23.37 NT$)
7.77 ¥
(33.57 NT$)
     +43.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.71 ¥
(16.05 NT$)
10.26 ¥
(44.31 NT$)
     +176.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.58 ¥
(11.17 NT$)
7.99 ¥
(34.54 NT$)
     +209.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.81 ¥
(12.14 NT$)
6.90 ¥
(29.82 NT$)
     +145.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.25 ¥
(18.36 NT$)
12.56 ¥
(54.26 NT$)
     +195.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.36 ¥
(18.82 NT$)
7.95 ¥
(34.36 NT$)
     +82.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(345.59 NT$)
87.39 ¥
(377.50 NT$)
     +9.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.45 ¥
(23.53 NT$)
11.60 ¥
(50.12 NT$)
     +113.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.37 ¥
(57.75 NT$)
15.11 ¥
(65.26 NT$)
     +13.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(86.40 NT$)
27.78 ¥
(120.00 NT$)
     +38.89 %
Transportation
China Edit Taiwan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(8.64 NT$)
4.63 ¥
(20.00 NT$)
     +131.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(518.38 NT$)
296.31 ¥
(1,280.00 NT$)
     +146.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(43.20 NT$)
18.52 ¥
(80.00 NT$)
     +85.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.94 ¥
(17.03 NT$)
7.45 ¥
(32.19 NT$)
     +88.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.50 ¥
(161.99 NT$)
52.09 ¥
(225.00 NT$)
     +38.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.57 ¥
(114.76 NT$)
24.85 ¥
(107.34 NT$)
     -6.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(604,775.26 NT$)
218,527.46 ¥
(944,000.00 NT$)
     +56.09 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 131,732.79 ¥
(569,062.36 NT$)
172,096.99 ¥
(743,428.57 NT$)
     +30.64 %
Utilities (Monthly)
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 372.05 ¥
(1,607.18 NT$)
525.46 ¥
(2,269.90 NT$)
     +41.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 ¥
(0.78 NT$)
1.20 ¥
(5.18 NT$)
     +559.74 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 94.11 ¥
(406.56 NT$)
169.86 ¥
(733.78 NT$)
     +80.49 %
Sports And Leisure
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 247.85 ¥
(1,070.66 NT$)
282.12 ¥
(1,218.71 NT$)
     +13.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 81.04 ¥
(350.07 NT$)
81.65 ¥
(352.70 NT$)
     +0.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ¥
(194.39 NT$)
69.45 ¥
(300.00 NT$)
     +54.33 %
Childcare
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,278.21 ¥
(14,161.27 NT$)
3,634.32 ¥
(15,699.60 NT$)
     +10.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 120,314.40 ¥
(519,736.94 NT$)
90,691.95 ¥
(391,773.21 NT$)
     -24.62 %
Clothing And Shoes
China Edit Taiwan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 422.28 ¥
(1,824.18 NT$)
508.63 ¥
(2,197.20 NT$)
     +20.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 241.00 ¥
(1,041.10 NT$)
235.16 ¥
(1,015.85 NT$)
     -2.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 588.37 ¥
(2,541.66 NT$)
589.06 ¥
(2,544.65 NT$)
     +0.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 610.13 ¥
(2,635.67 NT$)
798.41 ¥
(3,448.97 NT$)
     +30.86 %
Rent Per Month
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,219.13 ¥
(13,906.08 NT$)
3,064.15 ¥
(13,236.58 NT$)
     -4.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,931.45 ¥
(8,343.54 NT$)
2,050.13 ¥
(8,856.18 NT$)
     +6.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,095.60 ¥
(30,651.74 NT$)
7,461.84 ¥
(32,233.85 NT$)
     +5.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,963.51 ¥
(17,121.67 NT$)
4,733.59 ¥
(20,448.29 NT$)
     +19.43 %
Buy Apartment Price
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,744.09 ¥
(20,493.65 NT$)
4,528.04 ¥
(19,560.32 NT$)
     -4.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,375.56 ¥
(10,261.99 NT$)
2,960.28 ¥
(12,787.91 NT$)
     +24.61 %
Salaries And Financing
China Edit Taiwan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,695.99 ¥
(28,925.50 NT$)
9,308.22 ¥
(40,209.85 NT$)
     +39.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.12 1.78      -65.23 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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