Cost of Living in HsinChu

Summary of cost of living in HsinChu, Taiwan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 NT$ 100.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,050.00 NT$ 700.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 NT$ 150.00-160.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 NT$ 37.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 59.50 NT$ 38.00-80.00
Cappuccino (regular) 86.88 NT$ 30.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.86 NT$ 20.00-35.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.57 NT$ 15.00-25.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 360.56 NT$ 340.69-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.41 NT$ 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 54.76 NT$ 27.22-68.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 78.86 NT$ 60.00-108.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 187.11 NT$ 90.72-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 66.53 NT$ 63.50-68.04
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 211.68 NT$ 90.72-317.52
Apples (1 lb) 55.57 NT$ 27.22-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 30.62 NT$ 9.07-49.90
Oranges (1 lb) 45.36 NT$ 14.97-58.97
Tomato (1 lb) 44.23 NT$ 27.22-54.43
Potato (1 lb) 52.16 NT$ 18.14-81.65
Onion (1 lb) 47.63 NT$ 18.14-63.50
Lettuce (1 head) 72.50 NT$ 50.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.40 NT$ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 NT$ 150.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.15 NT$ 50.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 51.60 NT$ 38.00-150.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$ 115.00-180.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 23.00 NT$ 15.00-35.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 NT$ 300.00-1,200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 NT$ 100.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) ?
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 372.50 NT$ 325.00-420.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 117.25 NT$ 116.21-126.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,375,000.00 NT$ 1,350,000.00-1,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 836,666.67 NT$ 900,000.00-930,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,020.83 NT$ 1,300.00-2,700.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,199.00 NT$ 1,199.00-1,199.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 700.00 NT$ 500.00-1,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,337.60 NT$ 1,080.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 600.00 NT$ 400.00-800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 310.00 NT$ 300.00-350.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 22,250.00 NT$ 20,000.00-33,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 443,333.33 NT$ 400,000.00-480,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,960.00 NT$ 1,500.00-4,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,100.00 NT$ 650.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,200.00 NT$ 1,500.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,625.00 NT$ 1,000.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,687.50 NT$ 6,500.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,500.00 NT$ 6,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,500.00 NT$ 20,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,142.86 NT$ 16,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,443.40 NT$ 10,219.25-27,870.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,454.41 NT$ 6,017.46-20,903.01
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 65,285.71 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.46 1.20-1.80

Prices in HsinChu

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Last update: May 2024
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