Cost of Living in Taiwan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 NT$ 70.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 NT$ 500.00-1,600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 130.00 NT$ 125.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 NT$ 39.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 NT$ 50.00-180.00
Cappuccino (regular) 78.95 NT$ 45.00-139.70
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.04 NT$ 20.00-40.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.54 NT$ 15.00-39.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 352.52 NT$ 283.91-492.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.74 NT$ 33.57-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 39.71 NT$ 20.41-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 71.28 NT$ 42.00-117.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 290.75 NT$ 90.72-1,088.62
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 115.95 NT$ 63.50-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 268.07 NT$ 136.08-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 60.58 NT$ 27.22-136.08
Banana (1 lb) 26.88 NT$ 13.61-63.50
Oranges (1 lb) 33.96 NT$ 16.33-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 45.37 NT$ 20.41-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 34.46 NT$ 15.88-68.04
Onion (1 lb) 28.87 NT$ 17.69-58.97
Lettuce (1 head) 53.54 NT$ 30.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 33.83 NT$ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 377.50 NT$ 230.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.19 NT$ 35.00-65.38
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.79 NT$ 45.00-100.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$ 100.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 NT$ 15.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.00 NT$ 70.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 NT$ 32.19-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$ 140.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 105.97 NT$ 75.71-124.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 938,000.00 NT$ 900,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 741,285.71 NT$ 700,000.00-800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,269.90 NT$ 1,500.00-4,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.22 NT$ 1.00-6.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 735.15 NT$ 500.00-1,100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,216.10 NT$ 663.14-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 346.62 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 15,691.92 NT$ 8,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 388,866.28 NT$ 200,000.00-650,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,232.31 NT$ 900.00-3,800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 982.58 NT$ 500.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,549.98 NT$ 1,500.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,333.43 NT$ 1,600.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,974.26 NT$ 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,448.14 NT$ 5,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 31,794.28 NT$ 20,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,901.72 NT$ 14,000.00-33,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 18,969.37 NT$ 8,670.85-41,806.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,667.64 NT$ 5,677.44-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 40,561.77 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.78 1.20-2.50

Prices in Taiwan

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