Calgary vs Tainan - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Tainan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$859
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2637
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$273
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$738
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$386
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$80.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$1358
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
54
76
😀 Quality of life
93
68
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.87M

The cost of living in Calgary is 119% more expensive than in Tainan. Cities ranked 1847th and 5876th ($1881 vs $859) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 9th 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 1.6 months in Tainan. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Tainan ranked 8th in Taiwan, while ranked 48th and 2932nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Tainan

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Calgary Tainan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$2.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$241
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$605
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$50.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$77.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$26
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
1.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$5584
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$3267
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$21.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$8.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$3.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$17.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$9.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$20.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$6.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$2.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$35.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$10.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$45.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$85.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$93.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$658
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$10533

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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 Tainan

Distance City Cost of living
42 km or 26 mi Kaohsiung
$914
62 km or 38 mi Chiayi
$882
89 km or 55 mi Douliu
$827
102 km or 63 mi Taitung
$1091
116 km or 72 mi Nantou
$828
126 km or 78 mi Changhua
$842
139 km or 86 mi Taichung
$927
188 km or 117 mi Miaoli
$708
218 km or 135 mi Hsinchu
$807
222 km or 138 mi Zhubei
$1006
233 km or 145 mi Taoyuan
$854
249 km or 155 mi Kinmen
$828
254 km or 158 mi Yilan
$758
259 km or 161 mi New Taipei
$1064
261 km or 162 mi Jinjiang
$702
267 km or 166 mi Taipei
$1271
269 km or 167 mi Quanzhou
$757
271 km or 168 mi Xiamen
$828
286 km or 178 mi Keelung
$973
298 km or 185 mi Putian
$705
308 km or 191 mi Zhangzhou
$751
356 km or 221 mi Fuzhou
$700
359 km or 223 mi Shantou
$1051
371 km or 230 mi Chaozhou
$648
395 km or 246 mi Jieyang
$747
397 km or 247 mi Longyan
$691
412 km or 256 mi Puning
$700
415 km or 258 mi Ningde
$701
431 km or 268 mi Ishigaki
$1022
439 km or 273 mi Meizhou
$775
446 km or 277 mi Sanming
$694
455 km or 283 mi Nanping
$684
497 km or 309 mi Shanwei
$710
535 km or 333 mi Rui'an
$687
556 km or 346 mi Miyakojima
$1022
560 km or 348 mi Wenzhou
$968
567 km or 352 mi Heyuan
$696
573 km or 356 mi Wuyishan
$642
590 km or 367 mi Huizhou
$763
608 km or 378 mi Lishui
$768