Changhua vs Taoyuan - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Taoyuan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2491
🏠 One person rent
$313
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$664
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$343
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$1658
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
84
93
😀 Quality of life
63
74
🏙️ Population
235K
2.44M

The cost of living in Changhua is 1% less expensive than in Taoyuan. Cities ranked 5938th and 5885th ($842 vs $854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 10th in Taiwan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Changhua compared to 1.9 months in Taoyuan. Ranked 10th vs 6th best cities to live in Taiwan, and 4540th vs 1062nd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changhua vs Taoyuan

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Changhua Taoyuan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$328
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$192
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$767
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$536
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$38.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$59.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$21.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$4750
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$2975
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$31.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$3.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$2.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$8.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$26.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$9.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$3.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$2.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$40.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$9.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$69.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$470
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$9882

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Cities near Changhua

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 10 mi Taichung
$927
23 km or 14 mi Nantou
$828
40 km or 25 mi Douliu
$827
63 km or 39 mi Miaoli
$708
66 km or 41 mi Chiayi
$882
93 km or 58 mi Hsinchu
$807
98 km or 61 mi Zhubei
$1006
111 km or 69 mi Taoyuan
$854
126 km or 78 mi Tainan
$859
140 km or 87 mi New Taipei
$1064
145 km or 90 mi Yilan
$758
149 km or 92 mi Taipei
$1271
158 km or 98 mi Taitung
$1091
163 km or 101 mi Kaohsiung
$914
170 km or 106 mi Keelung
$973
215 km or 133 mi Jinjiang
$702
217 km or 135 mi Putian
$705
218 km or 136 mi Quanzhou
$757
227 km or 141 mi Kinmen
$828
253 km or 157 mi Xiamen
$828
256 km or 159 mi Fuzhou
$700
295 km or 183 mi Zhangzhou
$751
307 km or 191 mi Ningde
$701
368 km or 229 mi Ishigaki
$1022
372 km or 231 mi Nanping
$684
373 km or 231 mi Longyan
$691
381 km or 237 mi Sanming
$694
398 km or 248 mi Shantou
$1051
399 km or 248 mi Chaozhou
$648
413 km or 257 mi Rui'an
$687
428 km or 266 mi Jieyang
$747
437 km or 272 mi Wenzhou
$968
448 km or 279 mi Meizhou
$775
452 km or 281 mi Puning
$700
481 km or 299 mi Wuyishan
$642
487 km or 302 mi Wenling
$688
488 km or 303 mi Miyakojima
$1022
491 km or 305 mi Lishui
$768
536 km or 333 mi Linhai
$675
550 km or 342 mi Shangrao
$765

Cities near Taoyuan

Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Zhubei
$1006
25 km or 16 mi Hsinchu
$807
29 km or 18 mi New Taipei
$1064
39 km or 24 mi Taipei
$1271
51 km or 32 mi Miaoli
$708
55 km or 34 mi Yilan
$758
61 km or 38 mi Keelung
$973
96 km or 59 mi Taichung
$927
111 km or 69 mi Changhua
$842
117 km or 73 mi Nantou
$828
144 km or 90 mi Douliu
$827
171 km or 106 mi Chiayi
$882
232 km or 144 mi Putian
$705
233 km or 145 mi Tainan
$859
233 km or 145 mi Taitung
$1091
237 km or 147 mi Fuzhou
$700
264 km or 164 mi Ningde
$701
265 km or 165 mi Kaohsiung
$914
265 km or 165 mi Quanzhou
$757
266 km or 165 mi Jinjiang
$702
295 km or 183 mi Kinmen
$828
302 km or 188 mi Ishigaki
$1022
319 km or 198 mi Xiamen
$828
330 km or 205 mi Rui'an
$687
355 km or 220 mi Wenzhou
$968
361 km or 224 mi Zhangzhou
$751
364 km or 226 mi Nanping
$684
393 km or 244 mi Wenling
$688
393 km or 244 mi Sanming
$694
410 km or 255 mi Miyakojima
$1022
421 km or 261 mi Lishui
$768
423 km or 263 mi Longyan
$691
445 km or 277 mi Linhai
$675
453 km or 282 mi Wuyishan
$642
483 km or 300 mi Chaozhou
$648
487 km or 303 mi Shantou
$1051
498 km or 309 mi Jinhua
$852
509 km or 316 mi Yiwu
$696
512 km or 318 mi Quzhou
$520
513 km or 319 mi Jieyang
$747