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Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of living in Taiwan is 15.44% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Taiwan is 60.61% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.11 € 2.37-4.45
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.76 € 14.83-29.66
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.71 € 3.26-4.45
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.48 € 1.33-2.97
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 € 1.48-2.97
Cappuccino (regular) 2.22 € 1.48-3.26
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.79 € 0.59-1.04
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.57 € 0.44-0.74
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.74 € 7.86-11.23
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 € 1.08-1.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 € 0.74-2.02
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.99 € 1.48-3.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.02 € 4.04-13.45
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.89 € 2.02-4.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.42 € 4.71-13.45
Apples (1 lb) 1.84 € 1.35-2.69
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.40-1.08
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.62-1.35
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 € 0.67-2.69
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.67-1.75
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.55-1.35
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 € 0.89-1.84
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.03 € 0.74-1.48
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.83 € 8.90-20.76
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.32 € 0.89-1.70
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 € 1.33-2.67
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.26 € 2.67-3.71
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.59 € 0.44-0.89
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 37.97 € 35.60-37.97
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.27 € 2.08-2.67
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.95 € 0.95-1.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.67 € 4.45-8.90
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.31 € 3.14-3.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,696.73 € 26,637.41-29,663.04
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,270.14 € 19,280.98-23,730.43
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 61.74 € 30.26-88.99
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 € 0.05-0.18
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.84 € 14.83-29.66
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.47 € 29.66-53.39
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.99 € 5.93-17.80
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.60 € 7.42-9.49
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 446.03 € 237.30-652.59
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,358.11 € 5,932.61-17,797.82
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.69 € 29.66-88.99
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.45 € 16.91-44.49
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.09 € 59.33-88.99
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.48 € 74.16-133.48
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 398.07 € 237.30-741.58
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 257.07 € 148.32-504.27
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 884.41 € 593.26-1,334.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 615.14 € 355.96-889.89
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 674.77 € 275.58-1,157.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 415.02 € 179.12-826.73
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,213.05 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.87 0.04-0.07

Prices in Taiwan

These data are based on 5024 entries in the past 18 months from 612 different contributors.
Last update: November 2019
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