Cost of Living in Hsinchu

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$766
$2468
🛋️ Without rent
$481
$1668
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$285
$800
🍽️ Food
$332
$895
🚐 Transport
$48.9
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1903
😀 Quality of life
86
🏙️ Population
499K

The average cost of living in Hsinchu is $766, which is in the top 33% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6187th out of 9294 in our global list and 15th out of 17 in Taiwan.

The median after-tax salary is $1903, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.5 months. Ranked 177th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Taiwan. With an estimated population of 499K, Hsinchu is the 7th largest city in Taiwan.

✈️ Closest airport 4 km Hsinchu Air Base
😷 Air quality Moderate 14.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 473 National Chiao Tung University
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Prices in Hsinchu

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
 Cappuccino
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$288
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$204
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$959
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$653
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4506
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2829
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.06
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.65
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$42.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$744
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13477

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