Cost of Living Comparison Between Tbilisi and Chisinau 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Chisinau is 0.4% lower than in Tbilisi (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Chisinau is 10.5% lower than in Tbilisi
Rent Prices in Chisinau are 33.8% lower than in Tbilisi
Restaurant Prices in Chisinau are 24.0% lower than in Tbilisi
Groceries Prices in Chisinau are 5.6% lower than in Tbilisi
Local Purchasing Power in Chisinau is 31.8% higher than in Tbilisi
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Restaurants
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 29.00 GEL
(184.34 L)
22.02 GEL
(140.00 L)
     -24.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 GEL
(762.79 L)
94.39 GEL
(600.00 L)
     -21.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 GEL
(139.85 L)
18.88 GEL
(120.00 L)
     -14.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 GEL
(31.78 L)
3.93 GEL
(25.00 L)
     -21.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 GEL
(57.21 L)
5.51 GEL
(35.00 L)
     -38.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.57 GEL
(54.47 L)
4.85 GEL
(30.81 L)
     -43.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 GEL
(15.19 L)
2.32 GEL
(14.74 L)
     -3.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 GEL
(7.34 L)
1.63 GEL
(10.38 L)
     +41.3 %
Markets
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.92 GEL
(132.98 L)
12.54 GEL
(79.68 L)
     -40.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.65 GEL
(10.49 L)
1.36 GEL
(8.62 L)
     -17.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.40 GEL
(15.24 L)
2.08 GEL
(13.22 L)
     -13.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.71 GEL
(42.62 L)
7.07 GEL
(44.93 L)
     +5.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.73 GEL
(61.84 L)
12.95 GEL
(82.29 L)
     +33.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.11 GEL
(51.53 L)
6.63 GEL
(42.16 L)
     -18.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.50 GEL
(79.49 L)
10.42 GEL
(66.22 L)
     -16.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.66 GEL
(10.53 L)
1.01 GEL
(6.40 L)
     -39.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 GEL
(12.96 L)
2.35 GEL
(14.95 L)
     +15.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.99 GEL
(12.67 L)
2.05 GEL
(13.05 L)
     +3.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.07 GEL
(13.14 L)
2.47 GEL
(15.73 L)
     +19.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 GEL
(5.47 L)
0.84 GEL
(5.35 L)
     -2.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 GEL
(6.01 L)
0.89 GEL
(5.64 L)
     -6.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.20 GEL
(20.34 L)
3.75 GEL
(23.86 L)
     +17.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 GEL
(11.51 L)
2.06 GEL
(13.08 L)
     +13.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 GEL
(127.13 L)
15.73 GEL
(100.00 L)
     -21.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.21 GEL
(26.77 L)
3.33 GEL
(21.17 L)
     -20.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.28 GEL
(39.90 L)
5.22 GEL
(33.18 L)
     -16.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 GEL
(50.85 L)
7.55 GEL
(48.00 L)
     -5.6 %
Transportation
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 GEL
(6.36 L)
0.94 GEL
(6.00 L)
     -5.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 GEL
(254.26 L)
36.81 GEL
(234.00 L)
     -8.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 GEL
(25.43 L)
5.51 GEL
(35.00 L)
     +37.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 GEL
(20.46 L)
1.27 GEL
(8.05 L)
     -60.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 GEL
(114.42 L)
9.44 GEL
(60.00 L)
     -47.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.85 GEL
(75.35 L)
14.57 GEL
(92.59 L)
     +22.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 68,000.00 GEL
(432,248.99 L)
67,646.20 GEL
(430,000.00 L)
     -0.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,781.25 GEL
(449,928.30 L)
62,397.66 GEL
(396,637.14 L)
     -11.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.42 GEL
(1,178.62 L)
662.91 GEL
(4,213.86 L)
     +257.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 29.99 GEL
(190.63 L)
20.84 GEL
(132.50 L)
     -30.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.70 GEL
(322.28 L)
28.92 GEL
(183.86 L)
     -42.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 135.89 GEL
(863.83 L)
123.81 GEL
(786.98 L)
     -8.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.17 GEL
(229.93 L)
61.94 GEL
(393.75 L)
     +71.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 GEL
(127.13 L)
20.45 GEL
(130.00 L)
     +2.3 %
Childcare
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 645.45 GEL
(4,102.90 L)
1,049.10 GEL
(6,668.71 L)
     +62.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,027.63 GEL
(95,524.69 L)
12,063.89 GEL
(76,685.33 L)
     -19.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 207.92 GEL
(1,321.64 L)
146.83 GEL
(933.33 L)
     -29.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 132.52 GEL
(842.38 L)
130.09 GEL
(826.92 L)
     -1.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 333.10 GEL
(2,117.41 L)
254.48 GEL
(1,617.65 L)
     -23.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 360.00 GEL
(2,288.38 L)
344.02 GEL
(2,186.78 L)
     -4.4 %
Rent Per Month
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,038.42 GEL
(12,957.44 L)
1,234.79 GEL
(7,849.09 L)
     -39.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,378.23 GEL
(8,760.85 L)
913.05 GEL
(5,803.91 L)
     -33.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,923.83 GEL
(24,942.25 L)
2,369.63 GEL
(15,062.78 L)
     -39.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,270.48 GEL
(14,432.55 L)
1,842.91 GEL
(11,714.65 L)
     -18.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 498.77 GEL
(3,170.45 L)
403.67 GEL
(2,565.98 L)
     -19.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.74 GEL
(1,689.19 L)
277.51 GEL
(1,764.01 L)
     +4.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,481.57 GEL
(9,417.78 L)
1,748.81 GEL
(11,116.47 L)
     +18.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.55 13.70      +18.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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