Gold Coast vs Taoyuan - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Taoyuan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2491
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$664
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$343
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$1658
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
48
93
😀 Quality of life
90
74
🏙️ Population
638K
2.44M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 108% more expensive than in Taoyuan. Cities ranked 2046th and 5885th ($1776 vs $854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 10th 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 1.9 months in Taoyuan. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Taoyuan ranked 6th in Taiwan, while ranked 104th and 1062nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Gold Coast Taoyuan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$328
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$192
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$767
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$536
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$38.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$59.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$21.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$4750
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$2975
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$31.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$3.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$8.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$26.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$9.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$40.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$9.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$69.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$470
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$9882

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$1627
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$2056
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
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
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