Taiwan is 30.0% cheaper than Canada.

If you lived in Taiwan instead of Canada, you would:

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pay 60.7% less for restaurants

 
Canada
Taiwan
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.50
CA$22.69
$3.79
NT$122.61
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.99
CA$13.74
$4.76
NT$153.87
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.03
CA$2.79
$0.98
NT$31.58

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pay 4.5% less for groceries

 
Canada
Taiwan
Bread
1 loaf
$2.50
CA$3.44
$1.83
NT$59.14
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.43
CA$7.47
$7.72
NT$249.80
Milk (1 gallon) $7.95
CA$10.93
$11.17
NT$361.46

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pay 20.1% less for transportation

 
Canada
Taiwan
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.40
CA$6.05
$3.61
NT$116.83
Monthly public transit pass $68.18
CA$93.77
$37.97
NT$1,228.24
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,034.05
CA$34,430.58
$32,040.82
NT$1,036,385.96

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pay 65.4% less for housing

 
Canada
Taiwan
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$62.83
CA$86.41
$20.06
NT$649.00
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,250.12
CA$1,719.36
$385.85
NT$12,480.53
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,146.12
CA$1,576.32
$271.82
NT$8,792.15

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pay 13.2% less for childcare

 
Canada
Taiwan
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $744.16
CA$1,023.48
$421.29
NT$13,627.05
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,218.47
CA$16,804.67
$14,282.51
NT$461,979.05

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pay 40.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
Canada
Taiwan
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.30
CA$7.29
$1.69
NT$54.59
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.57
CA$4.91
$2.68
NT$86.76
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$12.99
CA$17.87
$3.70
NT$119.60

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pay 5.4% less for clothing

 
Canada
Taiwan
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$55.23
CA$75.96
$68.20
NT$2,206.09
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$39.78
CA$54.71
$28.88
NT$934.13
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$86.57
CA$119.06
$77.64
NT$2,511.36

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