Cost of living in Taiwan in 2019

Cost of living in Taiwan

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$TWD
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.80$ 56.49 TWD
Milk (1 l) 3.09$ 96.98 TWD
Eggs (12) 2.20$ 69.05 TWD
Local cheese (1 kg) 21.80$ 684.21 TWD
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 8.10$ 254.22 TWD
White rice (1 kg) 3.60$ 112.99 TWD
Onion (1 kg) 2.40$ 75.33 TWD
Salad (1 kg) 1.50$ 47.08 TWD
Potato (1 kg) 3.00$ 94.16 TWD
Tomatoes (1 kg) 3.95$ 123.97 TWD
Bananas (kg) 2.64$ 82.86 TWD
Apples (kg) 4.50$ 141.24 TWD
Orange (1 kg) 2.38$ 74.70 TWD
Beef (1 kg) 22.57$ 708.38 TWD
Pork (1 kg) 21.80$ 684.21 TWD
Mineral water (1.5 l) 1.30$ 40.80 TWD
Restaurants$TWD
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 5.00$ 156.93 TWD
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 14.00$ 439.40 TWD
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50$ 78.46 TWD
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.90$ 28.25 TWD
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.70$ 21.97 TWD
Big Mac meal 4.10$ 128.68 TWD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 29.00$ 910.19 TWD
Alcohol$TWD
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.55$ 48.65 TWD
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.96$ 61.52 TWD
Wine (700 ml) 15.42$ 483.97 TWD
Vodka, rum, brandy 16.95$ 531.99 TWD
Pack of cigarettes 3.35$ 105.14 TWD
Hotels and hostels$TWD
Hostel (for 1 person) 22.00$ 690.49 TWD
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 33.00$ 1035.73 TWD
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 62.00$ 1945.91 TWD
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 136.00$ 4268.46 TWD
Apartments for rent$TWD
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 591.00$ 18548.95 TWD
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 376.00$ 11801.02 TWD
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1265.00$ 39702.91 TWD
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 859.00$ 26960.32 TWD
Internet (60 Mbps) 28.00$ 878.80 TWD
Transportation$TWD
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.68$ 21.34 TWD
Public transport (Monthly pass) 50.00$ 1569.29 TWD
Taxi Start 2.50$ 78.46 TWD
Taxi (1 km) 0.90$ 28.25 TWD
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 8.00$ 251.09 TWD
Petrol (gas) 0.94$ 29.50 TWD
Personal care$TWD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 6.00$ 188.31 TWD
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 6.10$ 191.45 TWD
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 6.19$ 194.28 TWD
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.27$ 134.02 TWD
Tube of toothpaste 3.28$ 102.95 TWD
Visit to private doctor 18.00$ 564.94 TWD
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 16.00$ 502.17 TWD
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 7.00$ 219.70 TWD
Entertainment$TWD
1 ticket to the movie 10.00$ 313.86 TWD
1 ticket to the theatre 53.00$ 1663.44 TWD
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00$ 439.40 TWD
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00$ 1537.90 TWD
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 10.00$ 313.86 TWD
Other prices$TWD
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.00$ 2416.70 TWD
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.00$ 1443.74 TWD
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.00$ 2887.48 TWD
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.00$ 3295.50 TWD
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