Gold Coast vs Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1271
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$3296
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$585
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$1117
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$451
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$1735
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
48
95
😀 Quality of life
90
87
🏙️ Population
638K
2.6M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 40% more expensive than in Taipei. Cities ranked 2046th and 3262nd ($1776 vs $1271) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 1st 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 1.4 months in Taipei. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Taipei ranked 2nd in Taiwan, while ranked 104th and 174th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Taipei

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Gold Coast Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$4.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$37.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$4.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.93
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$764
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$436
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1354
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$60.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$94
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$23.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
1.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$14414
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$8071
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$42
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$9.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$3.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$20.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$5.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$22.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$9.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$40.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$35.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$79.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$94.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$655
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$15007

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
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138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
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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
9.6 km or 6 mi New Taipei
$1064
23 km or 14 mi Keelung
$973
39 km or 24 mi Taoyuan
$854
39 km or 24 mi Yilan
$758
58 km or 36 mi Zhubei
$1006
63 km or 39 mi Hsinchu
$807
89 km or 56 mi Miaoli
$708
133 km or 82 mi Taichung
$927
149 km or 92 mi Changhua
$842
152 km or 95 mi Nantou
$828
180 km or 112 mi Douliu
$827
206 km or 128 mi Chiayi
$882
252 km or 157 mi Fuzhou
$700
257 km or 160 mi Putian
$705
258 km or 160 mi Taitung
$1091
267 km or 166 mi Tainan
$859
270 km or 168 mi Ningde
$701
276 km or 172 mi Ishigaki
$1022
297 km or 185 mi Quanzhou
$757
298 km or 185 mi Kaohsiung
$914
299 km or 186 mi Jinjiang
$702
316 km or 196 mi Rui'an
$687
330 km or 205 mi Kinmen
$828
340 km or 211 mi Wenzhou
$968
354 km or 220 mi Xiamen
$828
371 km or 230 mi Wenling
$688
379 km or 235 mi Miyakojima
$1022
380 km or 236 mi Nanping
$684
395 km or 246 mi Zhangzhou
$751
411 km or 255 mi Lishui
$768
414 km or 257 mi Sanming
$694
425 km or 264 mi Linhai
$675
454 km or 282 mi Longyan
$691
461 km or 286 mi Wuyishan
$642
488 km or 303 mi Jinhua
$852
495 km or 308 mi Yiwu
$696
508 km or 316 mi Quzhou
$520
518 km or 322 mi Shangrao
$765
520 km or 323 mi Chaozhou
$648
525 km or 326 mi Shantou
$1051