Cost of Living Comparison Between Rome and Chisinau 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Chisinau is 34.9% lower than in Rome (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Chisinau is 42.4% lower than in Rome
Rent Prices in Chisinau are 59.1% lower than in Rome
Restaurant Prices in Chisinau are 47.6% lower than in Rome
Groceries Prices in Chisinau are 39.8% lower than in Rome
Local Purchasing Power in Chisinau is 40.6% lower than in Rome
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Restaurants
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(287.29 L)
7.31 €
(140.00 L)
     -51.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(1,149.16 L)
31.33 €
(600.00 L)
     -47.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(191.53 L)
6.27 €
(120.00 L)
     -37.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(95.76 L)
1.31 €
(25.00 L)
     -73.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(76.61 L)
1.83 €
(35.00 L)
     -54.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.47 €
(28.15 L)
1.60 €
(30.63 L)
     +8.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 €
(39.80 L)
0.77 €
(14.73 L)
     -63.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 €
(20.36 L)
0.54 €
(10.37 L)
     -49.1 %
Markets
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.88 €
(112.58 L)
4.16 €
(79.68 L)
     -29.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 €
(29.86 L)
0.45 €
(8.62 L)
     -71.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.14 €
(21.85 L)
0.69 €
(13.22 L)
     -39.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.52 €
(67.45 L)
2.35 €
(44.93 L)
     -33.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.89 €
(112.79 L)
4.30 €
(82.29 L)
     -27.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.69 €
(89.74 L)
2.20 €
(42.16 L)
     -53.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.99 €
(133.85 L)
3.46 €
(66.22 L)
     -50.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 €
(18.04 L)
0.33 €
(6.40 L)
     -64.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 €
(16.12 L)
0.78 €
(14.95 L)
     -7.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.88 €
(16.81 L)
0.68 €
(13.05 L)
     -22.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 €
(20.73 L)
0.82 €
(15.73 L)
     -24.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.67 €
(12.82 L)
0.28 €
(5.35 L)
     -58.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 €
(13.60 L)
0.29 €
(5.64 L)
     -58.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.14 €
(21.75 L)
1.25 €
(23.86 L)
     +9.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.38 €
(7.23 L)
0.68 €
(13.08 L)
     +80.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 €
(67.03 L)
5.22 €
(100.00 L)
     +49.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.44 €
(27.60 L)
1.11 €
(21.17 L)
     -23.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 €
(39.13 L)
1.73 €
(33.18 L)
     -15.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 €
(114.92 L)
2.51 €
(48.00 L)
     -58.2 %
Transportation
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(28.73 L)
0.31 €
(6.00 L)
     -79.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(670.35 L)
12.22 €
(234.00 L)
     -65.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 €
(81.40 L)
1.83 €
(35.00 L)
     -57.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(46.24 L)
0.42 €
(8.05 L)
     -82.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.50 €
(603.31 L)
3.13 €
(60.00 L)
     -90.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.87 €
(131.51 L)
4.83 €
(92.59 L)
     -29.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,350.00 €
(466,369.00 L)
22,451.11 €
(430,000.00 L)
     -7.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,581.25 €
(489,950.80 L)
20,709.17 €
(396,637.14 L)
     -19.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.18 €
(4,063.90 L)
220.01 €
(4,213.86 L)
     +3.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.67 €
(223.43 L)
6.92 €
(132.50 L)
     -40.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.66 €
(529.69 L)
9.60 €
(183.86 L)
     -65.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.50 €
(1,101.28 L)
41.09 €
(786.98 L)
     -28.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.36 €
(351.71 L)
20.56 €
(393.75 L)
     +12.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(191.53 L)
6.79 €
(130.00 L)
     -32.1 %
Childcare
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 473.16 €
(9,062.27 L)
347.95 €
(6,664.17 L)
     -26.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,057.14 €
(173,469.02 L)
3,999.15 €
(76,594.60 L)
     -55.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.16 €
(1,190.46 L)
48.73 €
(933.33 L)
     -21.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.27 €
(541.43 L)
43.18 €
(826.92 L)
     +52.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.47 €
(1,426.35 L)
84.46 €
(1,617.65 L)
     +13.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.00 €
(1,819.51 L)
114.15 €
(2,186.23 L)
     +20.2 %
Rent Per Month
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,091.86 €
(20,912.11 L)
400.96 €
(7,679.50 L)
     -63.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 669.64 €
(12,825.49 L)
304.83 €
(5,838.29 L)
     -54.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,108.50 €
(40,383.53 L)
785.45 €
(15,043.56 L)
     -62.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,244.74 €
(23,840.11 L)
598.93 €
(11,471.20 L)
     -51.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 638.52 €
(12,229.49 L)
133.80 €
(2,562.68 L)
     -79.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 310.51 €
(5,947.08 L)
91.92 €
(1,760.46 L)
     -70.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Rome Edit Chisinau Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,695.49 €
(32,473.22 L)
580.15 €
(11,111.36 L)
     -65.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.71 13.70      +190.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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