Calgary vs New Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary New Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1064
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2963
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$429
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$1033
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$396
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$1381
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
54
95
😀 Quality of life
93
87
🏙️ Population
1.24M
4.36M

The cost of living in Calgary is 77% more expensive than in New Taipei. Cities ranked 1847th and 4378th ($1881 vs $1064) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 3rd in Canada and Taiwan, respectively. Check Canada vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.3 months in New Taipei. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs New Taipei ranked 1st in Taiwan, while ranked 48th and 163rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs New Taipei

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Calgary New Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$29.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$2.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$325
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1601
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$756
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$55.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$85.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$22.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
1.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$7863
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$6224
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$42.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$8.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$3.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$4.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$7.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$21.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$3.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$11.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$7.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$2.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$2.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$9.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$45.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$16.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$61.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$89.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$429
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$6579

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106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near New Taipei

Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi Taipei
$1271
29 km or 18 mi Taoyuan
$854
33 km or 20 mi Keelung
$973
42 km or 26 mi Yilan
$758
48 km or 30 mi Zhubei
$1006
53 km or 33 mi Hsinchu
$807
80 km or 50 mi Miaoli
$708
124 km or 77 mi Taichung
$927
140 km or 87 mi Changhua
$842
144 km or 90 mi Nantou
$828
171 km or 106 mi Douliu
$827
198 km or 123 mi Chiayi
$882
246 km or 153 mi Fuzhou
$700
250 km or 155 mi Putian
$705
252 km or 157 mi Taitung
$1091
259 km or 161 mi Tainan
$859
267 km or 166 mi Ningde
$701
283 km or 176 mi Ishigaki
$1022
289 km or 179 mi Quanzhou
$757
290 km or 180 mi Jinjiang
$702
291 km or 181 mi Kaohsiung
$914
318 km or 197 mi Rui'an
$687
321 km or 199 mi Kinmen
$828
341 km or 212 mi Wenzhou
$968
345 km or 214 mi Xiamen
$828
375 km or 233 mi Nanping
$684
375 km or 233 mi Wenling
$688
386 km or 240 mi Zhangzhou
$751
387 km or 241 mi Miyakojima
$1022
408 km or 253 mi Sanming
$694
411 km or 256 mi Lishui
$768
428 km or 266 mi Linhai
$675
445 km or 277 mi Longyan
$691
457 km or 284 mi Wuyishan
$642
489 km or 304 mi Jinhua
$852
497 km or 309 mi Yiwu
$696
507 km or 315 mi Quzhou
$520
510 km or 317 mi Chaozhou
$648
515 km or 320 mi Shangrao
$765
515 km or 320 mi Shantou
$1051