Cost of Living Comparison Between Tbilisi and Chisinau 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Chisinau are 15.89% lower than in Tbilisi (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chisinau are 24.28% lower than in Tbilisi
Rent Prices in Chisinau are 45.07% lower than in Tbilisi
Restaurant Prices in Chisinau are 30.05% lower than in Tbilisi
Groceries Prices in Chisinau are 18.70% lower than in Tbilisi
Local Purchasing Power in Chisinau is 45.36% higher than in Tbilisi
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Restaurants
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 GEL
(163.63 L)
15.28 GEL
(100.00 L)
     -38.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 GEL
(556.33 L)
69.52 GEL
(455.00 L)
     -18.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 19.50 GEL
(127.63 L)
12.38 GEL
(81.00 L)
     -36.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 GEL
(32.73 L)
3.82 GEL
(25.00 L)
     -23.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 GEL
(45.82 L)
5.35 GEL
(35.00 L)
     -23.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.40 GEL
(41.91 L)
4.15 GEL
(27.18 L)
     -35.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 GEL
(13.95 L)
2.18 GEL
(14.26 L)
     +2.18 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 GEL
(7.50 L)
1.58 GEL
(10.33 L)
     +37.77 %
Markets
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.91 GEL
(110.69 L)
9.43 GEL
(61.73 L)
     -44.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.44 GEL
(9.42 L)
0.92 GEL
(6.01 L)
     -36.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.49 GEL
(16.33 L)
1.54 GEL
(10.11 L)
     -38.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.30 GEL
(41.24 L)
5.00 GEL
(32.70 L)
     -20.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.06 GEL
(52.72 L)
9.64 GEL
(63.08 L)
     +19.64 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.13 GEL
(40.10 L)
5.01 GEL
(32.76 L)
     -18.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.81 GEL
(70.78 L)
7.71 GEL
(50.49 L)
     -28.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.52 GEL
(9.93 L)
0.85 GEL
(5.58 L)
     -43.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.97 GEL
(12.87 L)
1.62 GEL
(10.58 L)
     -17.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.95 GEL
(12.75 L)
1.65 GEL
(10.81 L)
     -15.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 GEL
(12.56 L)
1.91 GEL
(12.52 L)
     -0.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.78 GEL
(5.13 L)
0.64 GEL
(4.18 L)
     -18.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 GEL
(4.51 L)
0.51 GEL
(3.33 L)
     -26.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.55 GEL
(16.67 L)
2.46 GEL
(16.12 L)
     -3.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.48 GEL
(9.71 L)
1.72 GEL
(11.24 L)
     +15.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 GEL
(104.72 L)
11.46 GEL
(75.00 L)
     -28.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.62 GEL
(23.70 L)
2.68 GEL
(17.53 L)
     -26.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.31 GEL
(34.77 L)
4.38 GEL
(28.68 L)
     -17.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.75 GEL
(50.72 L)
6.11 GEL
(40.00 L)
     -21.14 %
Transportation
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 GEL
(6.55 L)
0.31 GEL
(2.00 L)
     -69.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 GEL
(261.80 L)
22.92 GEL
(150.00 L)
     -42.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 GEL
(21.27 L)
4.58 GEL
(30.00 L)
     +41.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.85 GEL
(12.11 L)
0.98 GEL
(6.44 L)
     -46.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 GEL
(65.45 L)
9.17 GEL
(60.00 L)
     -8.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.27 GEL
(86.87 L)
13.93 GEL
(91.19 L)
     +4.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 GEL
(327,251.38 L)
61,115.10 GEL
(400,000.00 L)
     +22.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,000.00 GEL
(392,701.65 L)
64,427.54 GEL
(421,680.00 L)
     +7.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 228.25 GEL
(1,493.88 L)
429.34 GEL
(2,810.03 L)
     +88.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 GEL
(1.50 L)
0.26 GEL
(1.68 L)
     +12.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.07 GEL
(347.35 L)
26.70 GEL
(174.74 L)
     -49.70 %
Sports And Leisure
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 134.09 GEL
(877.63 L)
61.74 GEL
(404.06 L)
     -53.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.41 GEL
(284.09 L)
32.09 GEL
(210.00 L)
     -26.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 GEL
(124.36 L)
16.81 GEL
(110.00 L)
     -11.54 %
Childcare
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 578.12 GEL
(3,783.84 L)
793.68 GEL
(5,194.67 L)
     +37.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,212.08 GEL
(106,108.53 L)
6,426.65 GEL
(42,062.61 L)
     -60.36 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 229.44 GEL
(1,501.72 L)
155.74 GEL
(1,019.29 L)
     -32.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 115.82 GEL
(758.07 L)
90.77 GEL
(594.08 L)
     -21.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 334.65 GEL
(2,190.27 L)
246.52 GEL
(1,613.48 L)
     -26.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 425.00 GEL
(2,781.64 L)
256.65 GEL
(1,679.75 L)
     -39.61 %
Rent Per Month
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,601.90 GEL
(10,484.49 L)
899.08 GEL
(5,884.53 L)
     -43.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,047.57 GEL
(6,856.40 L)
658.26 GEL
(4,308.35 L)
     -37.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,151.18 GEL
(20,624.54 L)
1,613.32 GEL
(10,559.21 L)
     -48.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,099.84 GEL
(13,743.49 L)
1,169.01 GEL
(7,651.23 L)
     -44.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 416.09 GEL
(2,723.29 L)
291.14 GEL
(1,905.51 L)
     -30.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 216.34 GEL
(1,415.95 L)
200.07 GEL
(1,309.45 L)
     -7.52 %
Salaries And Financing
Tbilisi Edit Chisinau Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,214.49 GEL
(7,948.86 L)
1,336.82 GEL
(8,749.51 L)
     +10.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.00 9.10      -30.00 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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