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Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of living in Taiwan is 16.23% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Taiwan is 41.98% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.24 $ 2.59-6.44
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22.18 $ 16.19-32.38
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.89 $ 3.40-4.86
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.62 $ 1.30-2.91
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $ 1.62-3.24
Cappuccino (regular) 2.37 $ 1.62-3.56
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.85 $ 0.65-1.07
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.63 $ 0.49-0.91
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.70 $ 8.58-14.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.47 $ 1.03-2.06
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.73-2.35
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.10 $ 1.55-3.24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.62 $ 4.41-14.69
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.34 $ 2.20-4.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.89 $ 4.41-11.33
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 $ 1.31-2.94
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 $ 0.44-1.47
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 $ 0.73-1.47
Tomato (1 lb) 1.42 $ 0.73-2.94
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $ 0.73-1.76
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.59-1.47
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 $ 0.97-1.94
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 $ 0.65-1.62
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.38 $ 11.33-19.43
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $ 1.04-1.62
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 $ 1.30-2.59
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.24 $ 2.91-3.89
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.65 $ 0.49-0.81
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.44 $ 32.38-42.06
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.43 $ 2.27-2.75
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.30 $ 1.04-1.30
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.29 $ 4.86-9.71
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.56 $ 3.19-3.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,140.28 $ 29,075.52-34,579.79
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,217.18 $ 19,426.85-25,902.47
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 70.51 $ 32.38-114.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.10-0.32
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.42 $ 16.16-32.38
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.35 $ 32.38-64.76
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.90 $ 8.09-19.43
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.71 $ 8.09-10.68
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 520.75 $ 323.78-744.70
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,364.10 $ 6,475.62-19,426.85
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.70 $ 32.38-103.61
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $ 18.46-61.52
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.75 $ 58.28-97.13
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.72 $ 64.76-161.89
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 613.76 $ 275.21-1,295.12
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 454.17 $ 194.27-971.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,352.51 $ 647.56-2,914.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 973.16 $ 420.92-1,942.69
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 687.45 $ 240.64-1,203.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 411.96 $ 180.48-721.92
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,104.20 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.93 0.05-0.08

Prices in Taiwan

These data are based on 4918 entries in the past 18 months from 593 different contributors.
Last update: November 2018
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