Gold Coast vs Tainan - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Tainan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$859
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2637
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$273
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$738
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$386
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$80.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$1358
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
48
76
😀 Quality of life
90
68
🏙️ Population
638K
1.87M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 107% more expensive than in Tainan. Cities ranked 2046th and 5876th ($1776 vs $859) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 9th in Australia and Taiwan, respectively. Check Australia vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 1.6 months in Tainan. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Tainan ranked 8th in Taiwan, while ranked 104th and 2932nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Tainan

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Gold Coast Tainan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$3.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$2.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$241
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$605
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$50.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$77.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$26
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
1.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$5584
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$3267
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$21.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$8.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$3.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$3.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$17.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$9.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$20.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$4.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$6.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$35.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$10.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$45.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$85.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$93.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$658
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$10533

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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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