Taiwan - General information
RegionEastern Asia
CapitalTaipei
LanguageChinese
CurrencyNew Taiwan Dollar
Population23,373,517
Phone code+886
Cost of living in Taiwan, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $151 $236
Food $233 $316
Transportation $25 $73
Communications and utilities $47 $52
Clothing $24 $92
Sports and leisure $26 $84
Accommodation in Taiwan, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$151
Shared room in city centre$236
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$211
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$345
Coordinates of Taiwan
Time ZoneAsia/Taipei
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude24.000000000
Longitude121.000000000
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 City Tainan City
Tainan City Taiwan
771,235
Banqiao District Banqiao District
Banqiao District Taipei
543,342
Hsinchu Hsinchu
Hsinchu Taiwan
404,109

Cost of living and prices in Taiwan

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 17.7 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.7 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.5 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.9 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.9 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1.2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2.2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2.2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 14.8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5.6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2.7 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.7 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10.1 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 25.3 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.5 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5.7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.6 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,976.7 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 36.8 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 8.9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7.3 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 68.1 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 30.6 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 65.4 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 77.5 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 345.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 211.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 715.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 458.9 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 47.4 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 19.6 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 5,425.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,901.5 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,421.3 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 1.7 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Taiwan

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C35343230283032333536363737
Average high°C30272421191922252830323126
Average temperature°C27242017161619222527282822
Average low°C23211815131415192124252519
Record low°C17148535510151620203
RainDays1091010101012111313911128
FogDays77681081111101098104
ThunderstormsDays31000022244320
SnowfallCm.0000000000000
Average precipitationMm.23185725458871041231852642152691746
Relative humidity%82797880818282828283798081
Relative humidity morning%70676666686970707171696969
Relative humidity evening%61616160626264636363596061
Wind speedKm/h111414131313131110991012
Day LengthHours13121111111212131414141313
Dew point°C222016131213151821232424222
Growing degree-day°C4934253142551901882763654715125695574614
Solar radiation, globalMj/m2171410991012151720232115
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