Summary

Cost of living in Montreal is 29% more expensive than Taipei according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,297
$1,827
Cost of Living
$1,708
$2,230
Average Salary
$882
$1,278
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$678.68
$983.2
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$446.06
$690.78
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,394.49
$1,761.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$953.13
$1,178.62

Salaries And Financing

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,708.49
$2,230.44
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.03
%4.33

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$82.47
$87.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.15
$0.31
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$25.08
$50.39

Markets

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$3.05
$2.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.05
$2.77
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.77
$2.7
Local Cheese (1kg)
$18.26
$15.86
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.2
$1.74
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.74
$13.33
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.62
$2.16
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.41
$2.61
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$3.94
$10.16
Apples (1kg)
$6.21
$3
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.46
$11.58
Oranges (1kg)
$2.77
$3.26
Potato (1kg)
$2.82
$2.07
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.59
$1.79
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.73
$2.9
Tomato (1kg)
$4.13
$3.45
Banana (1kg)
$2.4
$1.81
Onion (1kg)
$2.39
$2.06
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$22.26
$12.81

Transportation

Name
Taipei
Montreal
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.75
$2.69
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$43.04
$68.38
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1
$1.2
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,610.04
$20,473.91
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.5
$3.08
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.87
$1.45
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$9.32
$31.27
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$24,570
$18,572.61

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Taipei
Montreal
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$72.97
$59.15
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.57
$38.26
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$88.92
$84.54
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$123.03
$114.64

Restaurants

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$4.89
$14.15
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$30.56
$69.55
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$4.59
$8.85
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$2.66
$5.38
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.38
$6.42
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.03
$1.72
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.71
$1.42
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.01
$3.26

Sports And Leisure

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$47.31
$32.69
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$13.6
$15.23
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$9.96
$11.03

Childcare

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$582.22
$530.4
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$14,281.75
$7,753.68

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Taipei
Montreal
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$14,799.96
$5,282.25
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$8,561.7
$3,000.3