Cost of Living in Taiwan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 80.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 NT$ 500.00-1,608.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 138.47 NT$ 127.00-160.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 56.00 NT$ 39.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$ 50.00-180.00
Cappuccino (regular) 82.02 NT$ 45.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.76 NT$ 23.78-40.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.76 NT$ 15.00-34.62
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 349.94 NT$ 264.98-492.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.96 NT$ 31.75-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 41.72 NT$ 22.68-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 71.78 NT$ 45.00-108.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 261.99 NT$ 90.72-907.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 107.99 NT$ 54.43-204.12
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 256.47 NT$ 113.40-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 59.01 NT$ 27.22-136.08
Banana (1 lb) 24.72 NT$ 13.61-58.97
Oranges (1 lb) 33.15 NT$ 14.97-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 43.77 NT$ 20.41-77.11
Potato (1 lb) 31.87 NT$ 18.14-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 27.32 NT$ 15.88-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 54.37 NT$ 30.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 35.61 NT$ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 NT$ 200.00-700.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.10 NT$ 37.00-60.61
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 67.95 NT$ 45.00-120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$ 100.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$ 15.00-35.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$ 1,000.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 85.00 NT$ 70.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 25.27-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$ 120.00-400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 109.32 NT$ 83.28-124.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 950,000.00 NT$ 900,000.00-1,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 744,270.27 NT$ 700,000.00-800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,253.85 NT$ 1,416.67-4,576.92
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.36 NT$ 1.00-7.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 750.16 NT$ 500.00-1,100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,186.35 NT$ 628.15-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 342.00 NT$ 200.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 250.00-350.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,881.45 NT$ 9,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 381,847.40 NT$ 200,000.00-650,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,069.74 NT$ 800.00-3,800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 986.72 NT$ 500.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,514.30 NT$ 1,500.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,372.51 NT$ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,728.92 NT$ 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,563.45 NT$ 5,000.00-18,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,293.80 NT$ 20,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,190.77 NT$ 14,165.98-33,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 20,565.93 NT$ 9,290.23-55,741.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,852.28 NT$ 6,038.65-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 39,777.41 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.76 1.20-2.50

Prices in Taiwan

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