Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of living in Taiwan is 11.99% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Taiwan is, on average, 57.45% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 70.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 NT$ 500.00-1,600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 130.00 NT$ 122.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 55.00 NT$ 39.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$ 50.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 82.96 NT$ 45.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.43 NT$ 20.00-40.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.77 NT$ 15.00-30.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 351.03 NT$ 283.91-473.18
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 51.10 NT$ 36.29-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 39.64 NT$ 22.68-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 68.25 NT$ 40.00-117.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 287.70 NT$ 90.72-907.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 109.12 NT$ 63.50-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 261.71 NT$ 122.47-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 58.90 NT$ 27.22-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 25.56 NT$ 11.34-63.50
Oranges (1 lb) 31.91 NT$ 13.61-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 41.10 NT$ 20.41-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 31.13 NT$ 14.97-68.04
Onion (1 lb) 28.26 NT$ 14.97-58.97
Lettuce (1 head) 50.72 NT$ 30.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 35.02 NT$ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 NT$ 250.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 48.05 NT$ 35.00-68.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 66.23 NT$ 45.00-100.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$ 100.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$ 15.00-35.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$ 1,000.00-1,380.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.00 NT$ 70.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 32.19-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$ 150.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 108.68 NT$ 77.98-132.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$ 900,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 740,619.05 NT$ 700,000.00-800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,271.42 NT$ 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.13 NT$ 1.00-6.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 723.30 NT$ 500.00-1,096.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,235.37 NT$ 683.44-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 366.00 NT$ 200.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 250.00-350.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,980.77 NT$ 10,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 407,287.76 NT$ 200,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,213.53 NT$ 980.00-3,990.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,015.88 NT$ 500.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,615.26 NT$ 1,500.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,415.24 NT$ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,805.66 NT$ 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,485.02 NT$ 6,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,284.83 NT$ 20,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,982.56 NT$ 13,668.85-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,707.75 NT$ 9,290.23-55,741.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,040.71 NT$ 6,182.55-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 40,030.74 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.86 1.20-3.00

Prices in Taiwan

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Last update: December 2020
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