Cost of Living in HsinChu

Summary about cost of living in HsinChu, Taiwan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 70.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 NT$ 600.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 125.00 NT$ 120.00-127.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 NT$ 38.00-45.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 52.50 NT$ 50.00-70.00
Cappuccino (regular) 57.50 NT$ 40.00-130.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.88 NT$ 20.00-35.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 NT$ 15.00-25.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 282.96 NT$ 227.12-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 49.90 NT$ 44.45-54.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 36.29 NT$ 18.14-54.43
Eggs (regular) (12) 85.33 NT$ 48.00-100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 612.35 NT$ 90.72-1,133.98
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 72.03 NT$ 68.04-80.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 401.80 NT$ 350.00-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 49.19 NT$ 27.22-75.00
Banana (1 lb) 21.17 NT$ 13.61-27.22
Oranges (1 lb) 29.97 NT$ 18.14-40.00
Tomato (1 lb) 49.97 NT$ 22.68-100.00
Potato (1 lb) 51.11 NT$ 27.22-75.00
Onion (1 lb) 38.61 NT$ 27.22-50.00
Lettuce (1 head) 51.67 NT$ 45.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 36.25 NT$ 20.00-45.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 275.00 NT$ 180.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 42.01 NT$ 32.00-53.03
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 55.00 NT$ 35.00-70.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 110.00 NT$ 95.00-115.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 18.00 NT$ 15.00-35.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 700.00 NT$ 535.00-1,739.13
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 NT$ 100.00-105.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 32.19-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 NT$ 100.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 114.57 NT$ 104.10-124.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 NT$
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 700,000.00 NT$
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,395.62 NT$ 1,020.00-2,353.85
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 4.67 NT$ 2.00-6.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 777.20 NT$ 588.00-1,200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,075.00 NT$ 500.00-1,266.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 240.00 NT$ 80.00-400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 280.00-300.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 20,000.00 NT$ 14,000.00-23,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 370,000.00 NT$ 350,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,833.33 NT$ 1,500.00-2,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 733.33 NT$ 600.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,283.33 NT$ 1,800.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,100.00 NT$ 1,000.00-3,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,475.00 NT$ 7,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,083.33 NT$ 4,000.00-9,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 24,000.00 NT$ 22,000.00-25,007.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,000.00 NT$ 12,000.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,312.15 NT$ 7,432.18-32,515.79
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 16,220.74 NT$ 6,354.52-27,870.68
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,625.00 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.88 1.50-2.00

Prices in HsinChu

This city had 128 entries in the past 12 months by 12 different contributors.
Last update: December 2020
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