Asmara vs Taoyuan - Cost of Living Comparison

Asmara Taoyuan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$522
$849
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1265
$2601
🏠 One person rent
$231
$279
🏘️ Family rent
$407
$650
🍽️ Food expenses
$193
$348
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.7
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$344
$1624
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
8
93
😀 Quality of life
17
74
🏙️ Population
963K
2.44M

The cost of living in Asmara is 39% less expensive than in Taoyuan. Cities ranked 8273rd and 6039th ($522 vs $849) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 11th in Eritrea and Taiwan, respectively. Check Eritrea vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Asmara compared to 1.9 months in Taoyuan. Asmara ranked 1st best city to live in Eritrea vs Taoyuan ranked 6th in Taiwan, while ranked 9072nd and 1265th among best cities to live in the world.

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Asmara Taoyuan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.7
$3.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$26.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$2.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.53
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$258
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$202
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$452
$707
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$285
$526
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.2
$42.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.8
$64.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34
$23.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.63%
1.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1387
$5081
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$823
$3103
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.1
$43.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.73
$8.07
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$3.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.66
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.84
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
$8.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$26.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.6
$11.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$1.71
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.48
$4.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.3
$11.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.96
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$2.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.14
$2.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.8
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.26
$9.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.2
$45.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.18
$14.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.8
$71.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$57
$74.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$101
$566
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3599
$22659

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$485
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$487
71 km or 44 mi Keren
$488
214 km or 133 mi Mekelle
$578
270 km or 168 mi Kassala
$598
342 km or 212 mi Gondar
$598
407 km or 253 mi El-Gadarif
$588
437 km or 272 mi Al Hudaydah
$511
448 km or 279 mi Bahir Dar
$575
473 km or 294 mi Dessie
$570
490 km or 304 mi Zabid
$488
498 km or 310 mi Abha
$963
509 km or 316 mi Port Sudan
$601
513 km or 319 mi Bareq
$833
548 km or 340 mi Sa'dah
$486
567 km or 352 mi Sanaa
$553
580 km or 361 mi Sayyan
$487
583 km or 362 mi Taiz
$512
585 km or 363 mi Ibb
$502
589 km or 366 mi Atbara
$563
596 km or 370 mi Dhamar
$492
600 km or 373 mi Dikhil
$519
602 km or 374 mi Obock
$520
606 km or 376 mi Najran
$892
618 km or 384 mi Djibouti City
$548
620 km or 385 mi Ali Sabieh
$521
633 km or 393 mi Ad-Damazin
$574
649 km or 403 mi Bisha
$829
674 km or 419 mi Khartoum North
$614
684 km or 425 mi Mecca
$992
685 km or 426 mi Khartoum
$759
691 km or 429 mi Jeddah
$1067
693 km or 430 mi Omdurman
$570
701 km or 436 mi Addis Ababa
$752
715 km or 444 mi Dire Dawa
$491
715 km or 444 mi Kosti
$598
717 km or 446 mi Aden
$508
755 km or 469 mi Harar
$476
758 km or 471 mi Borama
$618
788 km or 489 mi Jijiga
$554

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Zhubei
$938
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$813
29 km or 18 mi New Taipei
$1076
39 km or 24 mi Taipei
$1260
51 km or 32 mi Miaoli
$705
55 km or 34 mi Yilan
$885
61 km or 38 mi Keelung
$935
96 km or 59 mi Taichung
$970
111 km or 69 mi Changhua
$828
117 km or 73 mi Nantou
$808
144 km or 90 mi Douliu
$809
171 km or 106 mi Chiayi
$851
232 km or 144 mi Putian
$717
233 km or 145 mi Tainan
$890
233 km or 145 mi Taitung
$1012
237 km or 147 mi Fuzhou
$725
264 km or 164 mi Ningde
$714
265 km or 165 mi Kaohsiung
$911
265 km or 165 mi Quanzhou
$783
266 km or 165 mi Jinjiang
$699
295 km or 183 mi Kinmen
$812
302 km or 188 mi Ishigaki
$1047
319 km or 198 mi Xiamen
$831
330 km or 205 mi Rui'an
$686
355 km or 220 mi Wenzhou
$849
361 km or 224 mi Zhangzhou
$744
364 km or 226 mi Nanping
$713
393 km or 244 mi Wenling
$686
393 km or 244 mi Sanming
$711
410 km or 255 mi Miyakojima
$1048
421 km or 261 mi Lishui
$770
423 km or 263 mi Longyan
$689
445 km or 277 mi Linhai
$678
453 km or 282 mi Wuyishan
$646
483 km or 300 mi Chaozhou
$661
487 km or 303 mi Shantou
$1049
498 km or 309 mi Jinhua
$849
509 km or 316 mi Yiwu
$650
512 km or 318 mi Quzhou
$514
513 km or 319 mi Jieyang
$760