Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Chisinau 

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Consumer Prices in Chisinau are 51.75% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chisinau are 60.48% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Chisinau are 76.83% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Chisinau are 62.22% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Chisinau are 52.54% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Chisinau is 27.34% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(296.48 L)
269.84 руб
(100.00 L)
     -66.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 руб
(1,297.09 L)
1,348.47 руб
(499.74 L)
     -61.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(148.24 L)
215.87 руб
(80.00 L)
     -46.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 руб
(74.12 L)
67.46 руб
(25.00 L)
     -66.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 230.00 руб
(85.24 L)
94.44 руб
(35.00 L)
     -58.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 205.28 руб
(76.08 L)
73.39 руб
(27.20 L)
     -64.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 74.60 руб
(27.65 L)
37.57 руб
(13.92 L)
     -49.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 46.51 руб
(17.24 L)
25.41 руб
(9.42 L)
     -45.37 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 330.46 руб
(122.47 L)
180.24 руб
(66.80 L)
     -45.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.51 руб
(18.72 L)
17.75 руб
(6.58 L)
     -64.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 53.09 руб
(19.68 L)
27.71 руб
(10.27 L)
     -47.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 122.82 руб
(45.52 L)
87.57 руб
(32.45 L)
     -28.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 352.38 руб
(130.59 L)
169.59 руб
(62.85 L)
     -51.87 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 161.80 руб
(59.96 L)
91.65 руб
(33.96 L)
     -43.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 320.85 руб
(118.90 L)
139.21 руб
(51.59 L)
     -56.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 54.67 руб
(20.26 L)
14.77 руб
(5.48 L)
     -72.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 44.15 руб
(16.36 L)
30.90 руб
(11.45 L)
     -30.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 53.23 руб
(19.73 L)
28.66 руб
(10.62 L)
     -46.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 107.77 руб
(39.94 L)
37.01 руб
(13.71 L)
     -65.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 31.78 руб
(11.78 L)
11.60 руб
(4.30 L)
     -63.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 24.77 руб
(9.18 L)
9.79 руб
(3.63 L)
     -60.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 95.19 руб
(35.28 L)
49.91 руб
(18.50 L)
     -47.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.13 руб
(18.95 L)
31.11 руб
(11.53 L)
     -39.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 руб
(259.42 L)
209.12 руб
(77.50 L)
     -70.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 70.82 руб
(26.25 L)
46.02 руб
(17.06 L)
     -35.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 147.69 руб
(54.73 L)
76.59 руб
(28.38 L)
     -48.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 190.00 руб
(70.41 L)
107.93 руб
(40.00 L)
     -43.19 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 руб
(18.53 L)
5.40 руб
(2.00 L)
     -89.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,360.00 руб
(874.61 L)
485.45 руб
(179.91 L)
     -79.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 170.00 руб
(63.00 L)
80.95 руб
(30.00 L)
     -52.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 руб
(8.95 L)
17.37 руб
(6.44 L)
     -28.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(200.12 L)
161.90 руб
(60.00 L)
     -70.02 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 198.90 руб
(73.71 L)
260.93 руб
(96.70 L)
     +31.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,200,000.00 руб
(815,312.39 L)
1,079,340.89 руб
(400,000.00 L)
     -50.94 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,292,816.71 руб
(849,709.94 L)
1,095,574.18 руб
(406,016.00 L)
     -52.22 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,053.13 руб
(3,355.06 L)
7,597.85 руб
(2,815.74 L)
     -16.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.99 руб
(0.74 L)
4.54 руб
(1.68 L)
     +128.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 517.11 руб
(191.64 L)
463.74 руб
(171.86 L)
     -10.32 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,408.31 руб
(1,263.11 L)
1,122.82 руб
(416.11 L)
     -67.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,118.12 руб
(784.97 L)
553.16 руб
(205.00 L)
     -73.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 450.00 руб
(166.77 L)
296.82 руб
(110.00 L)
     -34.04 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 40,477.15 руб
(15,000.69 L)
13,993.81 руб
(5,186.06 L)
     -65.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 672,152.56 руб
(249,097.41 L)
113,296.86 руб
(41,987.42 L)
     -83.14 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,482.66 руб
(2,402.45 L)
2,749.10 руб
(1,018.81 L)
     -57.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,507.36 руб
(1,299.82 L)
1,601.97 руб
(593.68 L)
     -54.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,471.14 руб
(2,768.78 L)
4,349.86 руб
(1,612.04 L)
     -41.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,090.64 руб
(3,368.96 L)
4,526.17 руб
(1,677.38 L)
     -50.21 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 68,721.72 руб
(25,468.03 L)
15,561.88 руб
(5,767.18 L)
     -77.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 41,200.31 руб
(15,268.69 L)
11,598.39 руб
(4,298.32 L)
     -71.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 144,826.56 руб
(53,672.22 L)
28,444.55 руб
(10,541.45 L)
     -80.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 74,219.71 руб
(27,505.57 L)
20,614.72 руб
(7,639.75 L)
     -72.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,640.09 руб
(17,284.66 L)
5,437.63 руб
(2,015.17 L)
     -88.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 24,934.76 руб
(9,240.74 L)
3,782.48 руб
(1,401.77 L)
     -84.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Chisinau Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 83,941.28 руб
(31,108.35 L)
24,104.64 руб
(8,933.09 L)
     -71.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.84 9.10      -23.16 %
Last update: July 2022July 2022
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