Cost of Living in Taiwan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 NT$ 80.00-220.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 880.00 NT$ 550.00-1,600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 NT$ 130.00-160.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 NT$ 35.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$ 50.00-170.00
Cappuccino (regular) 81.12 NT$ 45.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 29.81 NT$ 23.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.17 NT$ 15.00-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 352.24 NT$ 299.05-492.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.24 NT$ 31.75-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 40.43 NT$ 22.68-90.26
Eggs (regular) (12) 83.48 NT$ 48.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 234.01 NT$ 90.72-907.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 111.32 NT$ 45.36-200.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 265.43 NT$ 136.08-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 54.57 NT$ 22.68-136.08
Banana (1 lb) 27.78 NT$ 13.61-63.05
Oranges (1 lb) 37.26 NT$ 13.61-68.95
Tomato (1 lb) 45.39 NT$ 20.41-77.11
Potato (1 lb) 34.70 NT$ 18.14-68.04
Onion (1 lb) 31.48 NT$ 18.14-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 56.20 NT$ 30.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 34.80 NT$ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 NT$ 200.00-700.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.10 NT$ 35.00-70.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 75.12 NT$ 45.00-120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$ 105.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 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) 40.23 NT$ 24.14-40.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$ 120.00-400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 114.93 NT$ 105.99-126.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000.00 NT$ 900,000.00-1,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 764,393.94 NT$ 700,000.00-849,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,254.69 NT$ 1,275.00-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.20 NT$ 1.00-6.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 761.00 NT$ 500.00-1,009.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,162.97 NT$ 800.00-1,600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 359.62 NT$ 200.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 260.00-350.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,882.53 NT$ 9,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 373,062.47 NT$ 230,000.00-661,397.02
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,332.95 NT$ 790.00-4,300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,012.53 NT$ 500.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,528.63 NT$ 1,500.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,541.10 NT$ 1,700.00-5,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,917.20 NT$ 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,303.62 NT$ 5,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,410.85 NT$ 20,000.00-55,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,821.16 NT$ 15,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 19,487.14 NT$ 9,290.23-55,741.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,107.52 NT$ 5,574.14-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 43,161.65 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.77 1.30-2.50

Prices in Taiwan

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