Gothenburg vs Taichung - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Taichung
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$927
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2688
🏠 One person rent
$743
$308
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$733
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1077
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
46
85
😀 Quality of life
92
81
🏙️ Population
605K
3.03M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 56% more expensive than in Taichung. Cities ranked 2868th and 5627th ($1442 vs $927) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 6th in Sweden and Taiwan, respectively. Check Sweden vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.2 months in Taichung. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Taichung ranked 5th in Taiwan, while ranked 63rd and 293rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Taichung

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Gothenburg Taichung
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$3.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$4.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$2.32
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$2.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$314
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$772
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$624
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$35.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$54.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$25.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$5622
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$3808
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$41.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$6.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$3.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$18.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$9.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$19.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$5.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$2.65
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$3.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$7.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$32.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$9.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$69.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$63.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$457
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$14368

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

Cities near Taichung

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 10 mi Changhua
$842
26 km or 16 mi Nantou
$828
49 km or 31 mi Miaoli
$708
51 km or 32 mi Douliu
$827
78 km or 48 mi Chiayi
$882
79 km or 49 mi Hsinchu
$807
84 km or 52 mi Zhubei
$1006
96 km or 59 mi Taoyuan
$854
124 km or 77 mi New Taipei
$1064
129 km or 80 mi Yilan
$758
133 km or 82 mi Taipei
$1271
139 km or 86 mi Tainan
$859
154 km or 96 mi Keelung
$973
162 km or 101 mi Taitung
$1091
175 km or 108 mi Kaohsiung
$914
220 km or 137 mi Putian
$705
224 km or 139 mi Jinjiang
$702
227 km or 141 mi Quanzhou
$757
239 km or 149 mi Kinmen
$828
255 km or 159 mi Fuzhou
$700
264 km or 164 mi Xiamen
$828
303 km or 188 mi Ningde
$701
307 km or 191 mi Zhangzhou
$751
354 km or 220 mi Ishigaki
$1022
374 km or 232 mi Nanping
$684
383 km or 238 mi Longyan
$691
385 km or 239 mi Sanming
$694
403 km or 251 mi Rui'an
$687
413 km or 257 mi Shantou
$1051
414 km or 257 mi Chaozhou
$648
428 km or 266 mi Wenzhou
$968
442 km or 275 mi Jieyang
$747
461 km or 287 mi Meizhou
$775
467 km or 290 mi Puning
$700
473 km or 294 mi Miyakojima
$1022
476 km or 295 mi Wenling
$688
480 km or 298 mi Wuyishan
$642
484 km or 301 mi Lishui
$768
525 km or 326 mi Linhai
$675
548 km or 341 mi Shangrao
$765