Asia

Taipei

Located up north in the island of Taiwan, Taipei is a modern metropolis often considered to have achieved an Asian sweet spot in urban living, perfect for those who find Shanghai too crowded and Tokyo too large. Convenience seems to be crucial to the city's lifestyle – there's a 7-11 at every corner where people can buy whatever they need. The iconic Taipei 101, a massive bamboo-shaped tower, dominates the skyline of this city of three million and is constructed in such a way that it can withstand major earthquakes and other natural disasters.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
32
Earning level
33
Purchasing power
26
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Facts about Taipei

Price Level Index
Taipei
78.7
New York
100.0
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1
5
32
77
Earnings Level Index
Taipei
50.6
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
7
33
77
Working Time
Taipei
0/ 12.0m
New York
0/ 15.2m
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1
2
12
77
Purchasing Power Index
Taipei
64.3
New York
100.0
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1
10
26
77
Did you know…
Since the number four is considered unlucky in Chinese culture, the Taipei 101 tower has no 44th floor.