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Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of living in Taiwan is 15.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Taiwan is 42.96% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.25 $ 2.60-5.85
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22.73 $ 16.24-32.47
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.90 $ 3.41-4.87
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.62 $ 1.30-3.25
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 $ 1.62-4.87
Cappuccino (regular) 2.47 $ 1.62-3.90
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.88 $ 0.65-1.30
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.64 $ 0.49-0.81
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.82 $ 8.60-13.52
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.18-2.06
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.45 $ 0.74-2.21
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.11 $ 1.56-3.25
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.97 $ 4.42-14.73
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.19 $ 2.21-4.87
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.81 $ 4.42-14.73
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.47-2.95
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.44-1.47
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.59-1.47
Tomato (1 lb) 1.34 $ 0.74-2.95
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 $ 0.59-1.77
Onion (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.59-1.47
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $ 0.65-1.95
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 $ 0.65-1.62
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.24 $ 11.37-19.48
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.43 $ 1.04-1.62
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 1.30-2.60
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.25 $ 2.92-3.90
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.65 $ 0.49-0.97
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.56 $ 32.47-41.56
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.44 $ 2.27-2.76
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.31 $ 1.05-1.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.31 $ 4.87-9.74
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.59 $ 3.25-3.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,225.05 $ 29,225.05-34,680.39
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,319.73 $ 19,483.37-25,977.82
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 66.59 $ 32.47-103.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $ 0.06-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 25.84 $ 16.24-32.47
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.44 $ 32.47-64.94
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.83 $ 6.49-19.48
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.42 $ 8.12-10.39
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 505.70 $ 259.78-649.45
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,701.66 $ 6,494.46-19,483.37
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.06 $ 32.47-100.66
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.03 $ 18.51-55.20
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.46 $ 64.94-97.42
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.56 $ 77.93-162.36
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 611.65 $ 259.78-1,298.89
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 452.47 $ 194.83-974.17
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,362.29 $ 649.45-2,922.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 949.18 $ 487.08-1,948.34
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 720.89 $ 301.67-1,267.03
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.81 $ 181.00-905.02
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,103.18 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.90 0.05-0.07

Prices in Taiwan

These data are based on 5143 entries in the past 18 months from 646 different contributors.
Last update: March 2019
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