Changsha vs New Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha New Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$785
$1076
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1862
$2915
🏠 One person rent
$369
$470
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$1041
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$371
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.5
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$843
$1492
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
94
95
😀 Quality of life
55
88
🏙️ Population
10M
4.36M

The cost of living in Changsha is 27% less expensive than in New Taipei. Cities ranked 6256th and 4553rd ($785 vs $1076) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 34th and 2nd in China and Taiwan, respectively. Check China vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Changsha compared to 1.4 months in New Taipei. Changsha ranked 33rd best city to live in China vs New Taipei ranked 1st in Taiwan, while ranked 5918th and 160th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs New Taipei

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Changsha New Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.28
$3.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$4.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.13
$1.39
 Cappuccino
$3.46
$2.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$462
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$287
$378
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$483
$1593
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$318
$774
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$54.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.5
$83.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$20
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.43%
1.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2376
$5516
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1507
$6436
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.9
$42.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.87
$8.97
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$3.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$4.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.16
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$18.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
$7.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$20.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$3.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.85
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.98
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.12
$3.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.4
$12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.83
$7.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.93
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.9
$34.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$9.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$46
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.24
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$65.7
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.7
$76.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$297
$521
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$24038
$6499

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$705
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$687
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$781
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$738
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$680
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$729
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$745
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$743
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$673
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$742
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$654
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$663
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$764
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$673
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$648
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$682
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$661
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$706
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$746
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$749
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$639
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$704
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$672
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$775
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$655
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$679
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$674
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$642
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$665
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$738
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$667
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$759
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$666
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$663

Cities near New Taipei

Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi Taipei
$1260
29 km or 18 mi Taoyuan
$849
33 km or 20 mi Keelung
$935
42 km or 26 mi Yilan
$885
48 km or 30 mi Zhubei
$938
53 km or 33 mi Hsinchu
$813
80 km or 50 mi Miaoli
$705
124 km or 77 mi Taichung
$970
140 km or 87 mi Changhua
$828
144 km or 90 mi Nantou
$808
171 km or 106 mi Douliu
$809
198 km or 123 mi Chiayi
$851
246 km or 153 mi Fuzhou
$725
250 km or 155 mi Putian
$717
252 km or 157 mi Taitung
$1012
259 km or 161 mi Tainan
$890
267 km or 166 mi Ningde
$714
283 km or 176 mi Ishigaki
$1047
289 km or 179 mi Quanzhou
$783
290 km or 180 mi Jinjiang
$699
291 km or 181 mi Kaohsiung
$911
318 km or 197 mi Rui'an
$686
321 km or 199 mi Kinmen
$812
341 km or 212 mi Wenzhou
$849
345 km or 214 mi Xiamen
$831
375 km or 233 mi Nanping
$713
375 km or 233 mi Wenling
$686
386 km or 240 mi Zhangzhou
$744
387 km or 241 mi Miyakojima
$1048
408 km or 253 mi Sanming
$711
411 km or 256 mi Lishui
$770
428 km or 266 mi Linhai
$678
445 km or 277 mi Longyan
$689
457 km or 284 mi Wuyishan
$646
489 km or 304 mi Jinhua
$849
497 km or 309 mi Yiwu
$650
507 km or 315 mi Quzhou
$514
510 km or 317 mi Chaozhou
$661
515 km or 320 mi Shangrao
$778
515 km or 320 mi Shantou
$1049