Cost of Living in HsinChu

Summary about cost of living in HsinChu, Taiwan (China):

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 115.00 NT$ 80.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 NT$ 500.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 NT$ 125.00-160.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 62.50 NT$ 37.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 NT$ 38.00-100.00
Cappuccino (regular) 80.00 NT$ 30.00-130.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 22.88 NT$ 13.00-40.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.62 NT$ 10.00-40.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 348.80 NT$ 246.05-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.97 NT$ 36.29-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 50.22 NT$ 22.68-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 70.00 NT$ 48.00-96.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 215.46 NT$ 90.72-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 73.71 NT$ 63.50-90.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 166.32 NT$ 90.72-317.52
Apples (1 lb) 55.94 NT$ 27.22-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 30.62 NT$ 9.07-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 45.36 NT$ 14.97-54.43
Tomato (1 lb) 46.49 NT$ 27.22-54.43
Potato (1 lb) 54.43 NT$ 18.14-81.65
Onion (1 lb) 48.38 NT$ 18.14-63.50
Lettuce (1 head) 63.33 NT$ 50.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.83 NT$ 20.00-40.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 NT$ 180.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.15 NT$ 40.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 52.00 NT$ 38.00-150.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 115.00 NT$ 100.00-180.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$ 15.00-35.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 NT$ 300.00-535.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 NT$ 85.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 32.19-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 420.00 NT$
Gasoline (1 gallon) 115.83 NT$ 113.18-121.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,165,000.00 NT$ 980,000.00-1,350,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 760,000.00 NT$ 700,000.00-900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,930.77 NT$ 1,300.00-2,700.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.67 NT$ 5.00-6.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 797.60 NT$ 588.00-1,200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,298.00 NT$ 1,100.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 600.00 NT$ 400.00-600.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 300.00-350.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 20,750.00 NT$ 18,000.00-24,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 420,000.00 NT$ 350,000.00-480,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,700.00 NT$ 900.00-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,080.00 NT$ 800.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,071.43 NT$ 1,400.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,325.00 NT$ 1,000.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,777.78 NT$ 6,500.00-18,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,812.50 NT$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,437.50 NT$ 25,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,812.50 NT$ 16,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,043.05 NT$ 10,219.25-19,509.48
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,768.41 NT$ 5,574.14-12,077.29
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 58,305.50 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.50 1.20-1.80

Prices in HsinChu

This city had 186 entries in the past 12 months by 20 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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