Changchun vs Tainan - Cost of Living Comparison

Changchun Tainan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$634
$859
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1841
$2637
🏠 One person rent
$270
$273
🏘️ Family rent
$518
$738
🍽️ Food expenses
$222
$386
🚐 Transport expenses
$69.2
$80.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1315
$1358
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
74
76
😀 Quality of life
58
68
🏙️ Population
9.07M
1.87M

The cost of living in Changchun is 26% less expensive than in Tainan. Cities ranked 7261st and 5876th ($634 vs $859) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 515th and 9th in China and Taiwan, respectively. Check China vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Changchun compared to 1.6 months in Tainan. Changchun ranked 19th best city to live in China vs Tainan ranked 8th in Taiwan, while ranked 5447th and 2932nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changchun vs Tainan

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Changchun Tainan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.34
$3.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.55
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$3.64
$2.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.33
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
$241
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$621
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$410
$605
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.9
$50.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.6
$77.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.4
$26
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1787
$5584
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10379
$3267
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.36
$21.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.49
$8.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.34
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$3.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$1.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$17.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$9.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$20.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$4.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$1.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.2
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.01
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.96
$6.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$2.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.4
$35.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.46
$10.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
$45.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.1
$85.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.2
$93.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$413
$658
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22345
$10533

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 34 mi Gongzhuling
$680
81 km or 50 mi Dehui
$672
105 km or 65 mi Siping
$696
109 km or 68 mi Jilin
$693
112 km or 69 mi Liaoyuan
$680
127 km or 79 mi Panshi
$649
138 km or 86 mi Fuyu
$668
143 km or 89 mi Shuangliao
$654
148 km or 92 mi Yushu
$683
150 km or 93 mi Shulan
$663
157 km or 98 mi Meihekou
$663
162 km or 100 mi Huadian
$654
173 km or 107 mi Jiaohe
$654
178 km or 111 mi Kaiyuan
$659
193 km or 120 mi Da'an
$655
210 km or 131 mi Wuchang
$673
211 km or 131 mi Diaobingshan
$643
211 km or 131 mi Tieling
$717
235 km or 146 mi Harbin
$748
238 km or 148 mi Tongliao
$715
240 km or 149 mi Baishan
$683
248 km or 154 mi Zhaodong
$663
250 km or 155 mi Fushun
$481
250 km or 155 mi Taonan
$655
251 km or 156 mi Dunhua
$653
263 km or 163 mi Shangzhi
$662
267 km or 166 mi Baicheng
$701
271 km or 169 mi Linjiang
$635
274 km or 170 mi Shenyang
$614
279 km or 173 mi Anda
$658
287 km or 178 mi Xinmin
$664
300 km or 187 mi Daqing
$661
313 km or 194 mi Benxi
$682
315 km or 196 mi Dengta
$657
319 km or 198 mi Ji'an
$643
335 km or 208 mi Suihua
$728
337 km or 209 mi Liaoyang
$690
343 km or 213 mi Helong
$640
344 km or 214 mi Ning'an
$655
345 km or 214 mi Ulanhot
$648

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