Central African Republic vs Taiwan - Cost of Living Comparison

Central African Republic Taiwan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$515
$981
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1243
$2749
🏠 One person rent
$229
$371
🏘️ Family rent
$411
$835
🍽️ Food expenses
$187
$394
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$292
$1386
💸 GDP per capita
$493
$24828
😃 Human freedom index
5.62
8.68
❤️ Life expectancy
53.7
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
24
68
🌐 English speaking %
3%
30%
🎓 Higher education
11
91
😀 Quality of life
8
80
🏙️ Population
4.66M
23.6M

The average cost of living in the Central African Republic ($515) is 48% less expensive than in Taiwan ($981). the Central African Republic ranked 172nd vs 68th for Taiwan in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in the Central African Republic compared to 1.4 months in Taiwan. Ranked 197th and 13th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Central African Republic vs Taiwan

We calculate prices for the Central African Republic and Taiwan as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 17 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Central African Republic Taiwan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.84
$3.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.7
$27.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.4
$4.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
$2.35
 Cappuccino
$1.53
$2.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.56
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$218
$409
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$142
$271
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$455
$1052
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$657
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.3
$48.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.3
$74.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.9
$23.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.26%
1.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1046
$6856
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$584
$4455
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.8
$37.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.5
$9.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$3.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$3.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.43
$2.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$16.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$8.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$21.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
$4.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$3.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.83
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.31
$1.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.34
$3.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.02
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$7.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.08
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.1
$36.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.93
$9.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$46.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.97
$14.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.2
$70
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58
$82.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86.3
$483
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2751
$10628

Cities Comparison in the Central African Republic vs Taiwan

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Central African Republic

City Cost of living Population
Bangui
$519
889K
Berberati
$481
76.9K
Bria
$481
35.2K

In Taiwan

City Cost of living Population
New Taipei
$1064
4.36M
Taipei
$1271
2.6M
Taoyuan
$854
2.44M
Kaohsiung
$914
2.73M
Taichung
$927
3.03M
Tainan
$859
1.87M
Hsinchu
$807
499K
Zhubei
$1006
194K
Chiayi
$882
252K
Changhua
$842
235K
Keelung
$973
367K
Kinmen
$828
139K
Miaoli
$708
87.7K
Taitung
$1091
109K
Douliu
$827
108K
Nantou
$828
102K
Yilan
$758
95.9K