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Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of Living in Taiwan

Cost of Living in Taiwan

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  2.767.95$(81,694.28NT$) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are 750.64$ (22,154.71NT$) without rent.

Restaurants
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 110.00 NT$ 80.00200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 NT$ 500.001,600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 NT$ 130.00160.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 58.50 NT$ 37.00150.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 80.00 NT$ 50.00180.00
Cappuccino (regular) 80.00 NT$ 45.00150.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 28.79 NT$ 20.0049.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 20.89 NT$ 17.0030.00

Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 93.77 NT$ 75.00130.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 58.03 NT$ 35.00110.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 88.93 NT$ 50.00200.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 80.36 NT$ 45.00120.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 492.69 NT$ 200.002,000.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 231.47 NT$ 100.00435.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 608.01 NT$ 300.001,000.00
Apples (1kg) 117.33 NT$ 50.00260.00
Banana (1kg) 57.82 NT$ 30.00129.00
Oranges (1kg) 76.55 NT$ 33.00150.00
Tomato (1kg) 97.66 NT$ 45.00160.00
Potato (1kg) 75.23 NT$ 40.00150.00
Onion (1kg) 64.55 NT$ 40.00110.00
Lettuce (1 head) 57.23 NT$ 30.00100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 34.45 NT$ 20.0050.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 355.00 NT$ 200.00650.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.14 NT$ 35.0070.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 72.34 NT$ 45.00120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 NT$ 100.00150.00

Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 NT$ 15.0035.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,280.00 NT$ 1,000.001,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 82.50 NT$ 70.00100.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 22.50 NT$ 15.0025.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 NT$ 120.00400.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 30.02 NT$ 28.0033.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 995,000.00 NT$ 900,000.001,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 754,689.66 NT$ 700,000.00800,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,291.55 NT$ 1,275.005,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.66 NT$ 2.008.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 740.44 NT$ 500.001,090.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,155.63 NT$ 800.001,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 356.69 NT$ 200.00500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 NT$ 260.00350.00

Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,465.45 NT$ 9,000.0030,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 363,806.45 NT$ 230,000.00700,000.00

Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,222.08 NT$ 790.004,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 991.49 NT$ 500.001,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,439.16 NT$ 1,500.003,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,471.63 NT$ 1,500.005,500.00

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,525.86 NT$ 8,000.0025,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,915.33 NT$ 5,000.0016,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 31,643.55 NT$ 20,000.0055,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,985.27 NT$ 15,000.0030,000.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 196,861.43 NT$ 90,000.00588,500.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 121,447.70 NT$ 60,000.00375,000.00

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 41,193.15 NT$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.74 1.302.50

Prices in Taiwan

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