Cost of living in Taiwan in 2019

Cost of living in Taiwan

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$TWD
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.80$ 55.52 TWD
Milk (1 l) 3.09$ 95.31 TWD
Eggs (12) 2.20$ 67.86 TWD
Local cheese (1 kg) 21.80$ 672.40 TWD
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 8.10$ 249.84 TWD
White rice (1 kg) 3.60$ 111.04 TWD
Onion (1 kg) 2.40$ 74.03 TWD
Salad (1 kg) 1.50$ 46.27 TWD
Potato (1 kg) 3.00$ 92.53 TWD
Tomatoes (1 kg) 3.95$ 121.83 TWD
Bananas (kg) 2.64$ 81.43 TWD
Apples (kg) 4.50$ 138.80 TWD
Orange (1 kg) 2.38$ 73.41 TWD
Beef (1 kg) 22.57$ 696.15 TWD
Pork (1 kg) 21.80$ 672.40 TWD
Mineral water (1.5 l) 1.30$ 40.10 TWD
Restaurants$TWD
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 5.00$ 154.22 TWD
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 14.00$ 431.82 TWD
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50$ 77.11 TWD
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.90$ 27.76 TWD
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.70$ 21.59 TWD
Big Mac meal 4.10$ 126.46 TWD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 29.00$ 894.48 TWD
Alcohol$TWD
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.55$ 47.81 TWD
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.96$ 60.45 TWD
Wine (700 ml) 15.42$ 475.62 TWD
Vodka, rum, brandy 16.95$ 522.81 TWD
Pack of cigarettes 3.35$ 103.33 TWD
Hotels and hostels$TWD
Hostel (for 1 person) 22.00$ 678.57 TWD
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 33.00$ 1017.86 TWD
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 62.00$ 1912.33 TWD
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 136.00$ 4194.80 TWD
Apartments for rent$TWD
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 591.00$ 18228.86 TWD
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 376.00$ 11597.38 TWD
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1265.00$ 39017.79 TWD
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 859.00$ 26495.08 TWD
Internet (60 Mbps) 28.00$ 863.63 TWD
Transportation$TWD
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.68$ 20.97 TWD
Public transport (Monthly pass) 50.00$ 1542.21 TWD
Taxi Start 2.50$ 77.11 TWD
Taxi (1 km) 0.90$ 27.76 TWD
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 8.00$ 246.75 TWD
Petrol (gas) 0.94$ 28.99 TWD
Personal care$TWD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 6.00$ 185.06 TWD
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 6.10$ 188.15 TWD
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 6.19$ 190.92 TWD
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.27$ 131.70 TWD
Tube of toothpaste 3.28$ 101.17 TWD
Visit to private doctor 18.00$ 555.19 TWD
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 16.00$ 493.51 TWD
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 7.00$ 215.91 TWD
Entertainment$TWD
1 ticket to the movie 10.00$ 308.44 TWD
1 ticket to the theatre 53.00$ 1634.74 TWD
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00$ 431.82 TWD
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00$ 1511.36 TWD
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 10.00$ 308.44 TWD
Other prices$TWD
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.00$ 2375.00 TWD
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.00$ 1418.83 TWD
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.00$ 2837.66 TWD
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.00$ 3238.63 TWD
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