Cost of living in Tainan City, Taiwan

Summary of cost of living in Tainan City

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 75,275 NT$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 30,155 NT$
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Tainan City, Taiwan. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 165 NT$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 138 NT$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 54 NT$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 84 NT$
12 eggs, large 65 NT$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 59 NT$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 223 NT$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 194 NT$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 73 NT$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 43 NT$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 524 NT$
2 liters of coca-cola 42 NT$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 36 NT$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 18,094 NT$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 13,929 NT$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,116 NT$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 10,568 NT$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 6,879 NT$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 818 NT$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 586 NT$
40” flat screen tv 18,022 NT$
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 3,162 NT$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 275 NT$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 691 NT$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 2,153 NT$
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 1,065 NT$
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,875 NT$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,252 NT$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 852,518 NT$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 30 NT$
Monthly ticket public transport 1,089 NT$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 243 NT$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 289 NT$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 208 NT$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,000 NT$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 239 NT$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 205 NT$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 199 NT$
4 rolls of toilet paper 114 NT$
Tube of toothpaste 83 NT$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 265 NT$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 613 NT$
2 tickets to the movies 527 NT$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,459 NT$
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,179 NT$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 315 NT$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 101 NT$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 59 NT$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 15,000 NT$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 6 NT$
1 month of gym membership in business district 986 NT$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 92 NT$
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 80 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: February 25, 2020

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