Taiwan - General information
Region region
Capital Taipei
Language Chinese
Currency New Taiwan Dollar
Population 23,373,517
Phone code +886
Cost of living in Taiwan
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 151 236
Food 233 316
Transportation 25 73
Communications and utilities 47 52
Clothing 24 92
Sports and leisure 26 84
Total 506 852
Accommodation in Taiwan USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 153
Shared room in city centre 239
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 211
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 345
Coordinates of Taiwan
Time Zone Asia/Taipei
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude 24.000000000
Longitude 121.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 1103 m.

List of largest cities in Taiwan

 
Taipei Taipei
Taipei Taipei
7,871,900
Kaohsiung Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung Takao
1,519,711
Taichung Taichung
Taichung Taiwan
1,040,725
Tainan Tainan
Tainan Taiwan
771,235
Banqiao Banqiao
Banqiao Taipei
543,342
Hsinchu Hsinchu
Hsinchu Taiwan
404,109

Cost of living and prices in Taiwan

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 22 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 3 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 18 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 32 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 29,971 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 46 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 11 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 85 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 82 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 97 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 432 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 264 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 895 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 574 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 59 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 24 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 6,782 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 3,627 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,777 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.11%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Taiwan

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 34 32 30 28 30 32 33 35 36 36 37 37
Average high °C 30 27 24 21 19 19 22 25 28 30 32 31 26
Average temperature °C 27 24 20 17 16 16 19 22 25 27 28 28 22
Average low °C 23 21 18 15 13 14 15 19 21 24 25 25 19
Record low °C 17 14 8 5 3 5 5 10 15 16 20 20 3
Rain Days 10 9 10 10 10 10 12 11 13 13 9 11 128
Fog Days 7 7 6 8 10 8 11 11 10 10 9 8 104
Thunderstorms Days 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 4 3 20
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average precipitation Mm. 231 85 72 54 58 87 104 123 185 264 215 269 1746
Relative humidity % 82 79 78 80 81 82 82 82 82 83 79 80 81
Relative humidity morning % 70 67 66 66 68 69 70 70 71 71 69 69 69
Relative humidity evening % 61 61 61 60 62 62 64 63 63 63 59 60 61
Wind speed Km/h 11 14 14 13 13 13 13 11 10 9 9 10 12
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 22 20 16 13 12 13 15 18 21 23 24 24 222
Growing degree-day °C 493 425 314 255 190 188 276 365 471 512 569 557 4614
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 17 14 10 9 9 10 12 15 17 20 23 21 15
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