Changhua vs Male - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Male
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$1198
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2899
🏠 One person rent
$313
$750
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$1653
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$324
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$43.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$799
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
84
7
😀 Quality of life
63
60
🏙️ Population
235K
133K

The cost of living in Changhua is 30% less expensive than in Male. Cities ranked 5938th and 4020th ($842 vs $1198) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 1st in Taiwan and Maldives, respectively. Check Taiwan vs Maldives comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Changhua compared to 0.7 months in Male. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Male ranked 1st in Maldives, while ranked 4540th and 5232nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Changhua Male
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$26
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$9.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$6.28
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$2.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$741
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$509
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$1335
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$92.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
13.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$2291
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$2266
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$43.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$3.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$6.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$3.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$3.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$9.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$6.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$6.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$3.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$73.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$7.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$23.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$3.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$74.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$153
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$2794

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$1064
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$1271
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$1091
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$914
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$973
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$702
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$705
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$757
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$828
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$828
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$700
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$751
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$701
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$1022
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$684
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$691
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$694
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$1051
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$648
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$687
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$747
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$968
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$775
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$700
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$642
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$688
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$1022
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$768
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$675
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$256
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$351
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$340
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$278
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$335
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