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Cost of Living in Taoyuan | Taiwan

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$858
$2578
🛋️ Without rent
$577
$1921
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$282
$657
🍽️ Food
$359
$963
🚐 Transport
$106
$289
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1835
🏙️ Population
2.22M

The average cost of living in Taoyuan is $858, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5765th out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 17 in Taiwan.

The median after-tax salary is $1835, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 173rd (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Taiwan. With an estimated population of 2.22M, Taoyuan is the 5th largest city in Taiwan.

✈️ Closest airport2 kmLongtan Air Base
😷 Air qualityModerate16 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank699National Central University
Cost of living in Taoyuan infographic

Prices in Taoyuan

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.05
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.04
☕ Cappuccino
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$27.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.85
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.48
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.95

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$32.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.96
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$738
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$61.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4322
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1985

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$72.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$886
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9955

Taoyuan Cost of Living comparison