Cost of Living Comparison Between Tbilisi and Chisinau 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Chisinau are 17.26% higher than in Tbilisi (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chisinau are 11.22% higher than in Tbilisi
Rent Prices in Chisinau are 6.51% lower than in Tbilisi
Restaurant Prices in Chisinau are 10.23% higher than in Tbilisi
Groceries Prices in Chisinau are 9.75% higher than in Tbilisi
Local Purchasing Power in Chisinau is 11.37% higher than in Tbilisi
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Restaurants
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 GEL
(104.35 L)
19.17 GEL
(100.00 L)
     -4.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 GEL
(339.14 L)
86.25 GEL
(450.00 L)
     +32.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 GEL
(78.26 L)
17.25 GEL
(90.00 L)
     +15.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 GEL
(15.65 L)
3.83 GEL
(20.00 L)
     +27.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 GEL
(26.09 L)
5.75 GEL
(30.00 L)
     +15.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.43 GEL
(28.35 L)
4.64 GEL
(24.19 L)
     -14.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 GEL
(9.07 L)
2.41 GEL
(12.55 L)
     +38.30 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.84 GEL
(4.39 L)
1.63 GEL
(8.52 L)
     +94.33 %
Markets
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.67 GEL
(71.33 L)
9.06 GEL
(47.28 L)
     -33.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.03 GEL
(5.35 L)
1.13 GEL
(5.88 L)
     +9.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 GEL
(8.74 L)
1.54 GEL
(8.03 L)
     -8.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.33 GEL
(22.61 L)
4.39 GEL
(22.88 L)
     +1.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.80 GEL
(35.49 L)
8.40 GEL
(43.84 L)
     +23.52 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.38 GEL
(28.05 L)
6.13 GEL
(31.96 L)
     +13.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.01 GEL
(52.21 L)
9.61 GEL
(50.15 L)
     -3.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 GEL
(7.20 L)
1.36 GEL
(7.08 L)
     -1.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.83 GEL
(9.53 L)
2.07 GEL
(10.78 L)
     +13.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 GEL
(8.35 L)
2.18 GEL
(11.39 L)
     +36.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 GEL
(7.96 L)
2.15 GEL
(11.22 L)
     +40.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 GEL
(3.39 L)
0.85 GEL
(4.46 L)
     +31.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 GEL
(3.51 L)
0.68 GEL
(3.55 L)
     +1.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.09 GEL
(10.89 L)
2.68 GEL
(14.00 L)
     +28.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.18 GEL
(6.15 L)
2.32 GEL
(12.09 L)
     +96.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 GEL
(78.26 L)
13.42 GEL
(70.00 L)
     -10.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 GEL
(15.05 L)
3.09 GEL
(16.12 L)
     +7.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.23 GEL
(22.09 L)
5.14 GEL
(26.82 L)
     +21.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.67 GEL
(34.83 L)
6.71 GEL
(35.00 L)
     +0.50 %
Transportation
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 GEL
(2.61 L)
0.38 GEL
(2.00 L)
     -23.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.50 GEL
(169.57 L)
34.50 GEL
(180.00 L)
     +6.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 GEL
(15.65 L)
4.79 GEL
(25.00 L)
     +59.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 GEL
(8.40 L)
1.23 GEL
(6.44 L)
     -23.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.50 GEL
(49.57 L)
11.50 GEL
(60.00 L)
     +21.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9.23 GEL
(48.18 L)
13.15 GEL
(68.62 L)
     +42.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,250.00 GEL
(204,787.64 L)
62,792.29 GEL
(327,620.00 L)
     +59.98 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,346.00 GEL
(236,593.64 L)
72,680.41 GEL
(379,211.43 L)
     +60.28 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.28 GEL
(1,107.55 L)
398.14 GEL
(2,077.33 L)
     +87.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 GEL
(1.19 L)
0.29 GEL
(1.54 L)
     +29.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.16 GEL
(246.05 L)
32.24 GEL
(168.22 L)
     -31.63 %
Sports And Leisure
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 107.14 GEL
(559.02 L)
90.00 GEL
(469.60 L)
     -16.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.00 GEL
(177.40 L)
36.96 GEL
(192.86 L)
     +8.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 GEL
(78.26 L)
21.08 GEL
(110.00 L)
     +40.55 %
Childcare
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 401.92 GEL
(2,097.04 L)
838.59 GEL
(4,375.38 L)
     +108.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,581.25 GEL
(49,990.36 L)
11,739.30 GEL
(61,250.00 L)
     +22.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 180.18 GEL
(940.11 L)
235.63 GEL
(1,229.41 L)
     +30.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 114.58 GEL
(597.83 L)
135.76 GEL
(708.33 L)
     +18.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 281.12 GEL
(1,466.78 L)
306.66 GEL
(1,600.00 L)
     +9.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 370.82 GEL
(1,934.78 L)
370.92 GEL
(1,935.29 L)
     +0.03 %
Rent Per Month
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,086.18 GEL
(5,667.18 L)
1,165.35 GEL
(6,080.24 L)
     +7.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 662.01 GEL
(3,454.05 L)
806.90 GEL
(4,210.00 L)
     +21.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,278.80 GEL
(11,889.70 L)
1,889.64 GEL
(9,859.24 L)
     -17.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,462.31 GEL
(7,629.63 L)
1,270.29 GEL
(6,627.76 L)
     -13.13 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 384.59 GEL
(2,006.63 L)
355.53 GEL
(1,855.01 L)
     -7.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 225.27 GEL
(1,175.34 L)
236.09 GEL
(1,231.82 L)
     +4.81 %
Salaries And Financing
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,128.32 GEL
(5,887.01 L)
1,397.59 GEL
(7,291.95 L)
     +23.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.13 9.31      -16.32 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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