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Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of living in Taiwan is 14.65% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Taiwan is 40.87% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.24 $ 2.59-6.45
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22.67 $ 16.20-32.39
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.89 $ 3.40-4.86
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.62 $ 1.30-3.24
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 $ 1.62-4.86
Cappuccino (regular) 2.38 $ 1.62-3.56
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.87 $ 0.65-1.30
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.64 $ 0.49-0.81
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.77 $ 8.58-13.49
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.49 $ 1.18-2.06
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 $ 0.73-2.35
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.10 $ 1.55-3.24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.26 $ 4.41-19.10
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.11 $ 2.20-4.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.72 $ 4.41-13.22
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 $ 1.31-2.94
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.44-1.47
Oranges (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.68-1.47
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 0.73-2.94
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.73-1.76
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.59-1.47
Lettuce (1 head) 1.33 $ 0.97-1.94
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 $ 0.65-1.62
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.20 $ 9.72-19.44
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.42 $ 1.04-1.62
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 $ 1.30-2.59
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.24 $ 2.92-3.89
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.65 $ 0.49-0.97
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.46 $ 32.39-41.46
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.43 $ 2.27-2.92
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.30 $ 1.04-1.30
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.29 $ 4.86-9.72
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.58 $ 3.25-3.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,930.03 $ 29,087.85-32,391.81
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,361.58 $ 19,435.09-25,913.45
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 70.71 $ 32.39-113.37
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $ 0.10-0.29
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.34 $ 16.20-32.39
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.10 $ 32.39-64.78
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.87 $ 6.48-19.44
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.72 $ 8.10-10.69
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 508.89 $ 323.92-680.23
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,695.26 $ 6,478.36-19,435.09
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.77 $ 32.39-100.41
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.08 $ 19.40-58.31
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.29 $ 64.14-112.72
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.48 $ 71.26-161.96
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 626.88 $ 275.33-1,295.67
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 470.72 $ 194.35-971.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,382.60 $ 647.84-2,915.26
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,013.44 $ 485.88-1,943.51
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 703.92 $ 300.93-1,263.89
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 435.75 $ 180.56-902.78
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,083.24 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.94 0.05-0.08

Prices in Taiwan

These data are based on 5031 entries in the past 18 months from 624 different contributors.
Last update: January 2019
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