Quanzhou vs Taoyuan - Cost of Living Comparison

Quanzhou Taoyuan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$687
$805
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1513
$2478
🏠 One person rent
$313
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$327
$572
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$353
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.8
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1026
$1204
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
52
93
😀 Quality of life
56
73
🏙️ Population
8.78M
2.29M

The cost of living in Quanzhou is 15% less expensive than in Taoyuan. Cities ranked 6865th and 6338th ($687 vs $805) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 115th and 16th in China and Taiwan, respectively. Check China vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Quanzhou compared to 1.5 months in Taoyuan. Quanzhou ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Taoyuan ranked 8th in Taiwan, while ranked 5853rd and 1660th among best cities to live in the world.

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Quanzhou Taoyuan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$3.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.4
$25.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.52
$4.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.15
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$3.76
$2.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.49
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$387
$296
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$248
$171
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$556
$762
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$207
$449
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.6
$28.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.2
$43.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12
$17.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.29%
1.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2778
$7259
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1670
$3711
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$0.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.8
$38.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.94
$8.85
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.57
$3.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.92
$2.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.19
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.7
$8.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.86
$7.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$19.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$3.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$1.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.6
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.5
$3.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.24
$10.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.35
$7.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.32
$2.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$14
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.2
$9.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.4
$36.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.23
$18.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.9
$70.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$72.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$164
$513
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12808
$22029

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Cities near Quanzhou

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Jinjiang
$685
59 km or 36 mi Kinmen
$865
70 km or 44 mi Xiamen
$792
72 km or 45 mi Putian
$688
104 km or 64 mi Zhangzhou
$753
147 km or 92 mi Fuzhou
$680
159 km or 99 mi Longyan
$508
177 km or 110 mi Sanming
$671
197 km or 122 mi Nanping
$679
216 km or 134 mi Ningde
$709
218 km or 136 mi Changhua
$884
227 km or 141 mi Taichung
$971
229 km or 142 mi Miaoli
$690
240 km or 149 mi Douliu
$866
240 km or 149 mi Nantou
$869
241 km or 150 mi Hsinchu
$827
242 km or 150 mi Chaozhou
$808
245 km or 152 mi Zhubei
$911
247 km or 154 mi Chiayi
$888
257 km or 160 mi Shantou
$989
259 km or 161 mi Meizhou
$847
265 km or 165 mi Taoyuan
$805
269 km or 167 mi Tainan
$1003
271 km or 169 mi Jieyang
$957
289 km or 179 mi New Taipei
$1032
297 km or 185 mi Taipei
$1127
303 km or 188 mi Puning
$928
309 km or 192 mi Kaohsiung
$903
319 km or 198 mi Keelung
$913
320 km or 199 mi Yilan
$896
321 km or 199 mi Wuyishan
$646
354 km or 220 mi Taitung
$1000
379 km or 236 mi Rui'an
$762
381 km or 237 mi Ganzhou
$831
397 km or 247 mi Shangrao
$704
399 km or 248 mi Guixi
$651
400 km or 249 mi Wenzhou
$819
401 km or 249 mi Yingtan
$656
407 km or 253 mi Fuzhou
$647
408 km or 254 mi Shanwei
$1073

Cities near Taoyuan

Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Zhubei
$911
25 km or 16 mi Hsinchu
$827
29 km or 18 mi New Taipei
$1032
39 km or 24 mi Taipei
$1127
51 km or 32 mi Miaoli
$690
55 km or 34 mi Yilan
$896
61 km or 38 mi Keelung
$913
96 km or 59 mi Taichung
$971
111 km or 69 mi Changhua
$884
117 km or 73 mi Nantou
$869
144 km or 90 mi Douliu
$866
171 km or 106 mi Chiayi
$888
232 km or 144 mi Putian
$688
233 km or 145 mi Tainan
$1003
233 km or 145 mi Taitung
$1000
237 km or 147 mi Fuzhou
$680
264 km or 164 mi Ningde
$709
265 km or 165 mi Kaohsiung
$903
265 km or 165 mi Quanzhou
$687
266 km or 165 mi Jinjiang
$685
295 km or 183 mi Kinmen
$865
302 km or 188 mi Ishigaki
$1180
319 km or 198 mi Xiamen
$792
330 km or 205 mi Rui'an
$762
355 km or 220 mi Wenzhou
$819
361 km or 224 mi Zhangzhou
$753
364 km or 226 mi Nanping
$679
393 km or 244 mi Wenling
$753
393 km or 244 mi Sanming
$671
410 km or 255 mi Miyakojima
$1180
421 km or 261 mi Lishui
$770
423 km or 263 mi Longyan
$508
445 km or 277 mi Linhai
$744
453 km or 282 mi Wuyishan
$646
483 km or 300 mi Chaozhou
$808
487 km or 303 mi Shantou
$989
498 km or 309 mi Jinhua
$802
509 km or 316 mi Yiwu
$734
512 km or 318 mi Quzhou
$516
513 km or 319 mi Jieyang
$957