Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Chisinau - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiChisinau
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$600
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1495
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$278
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$488
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$210
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$31.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$336
🏙️ Population
1M
686k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 190% more expensive than in Chisinau. Cities ranked 1730th and 6883rd ($1741 vs $600) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Moldova, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Moldova comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Chisinau. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Chisinau ranked 1st in Moldova, while ranked 257th and 5407th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Chisinau

Abu DhabiChisinau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.48
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$274
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$187
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$510
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$63.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$97.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
9.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1082
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$683
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$3.55
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$17.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$71
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$93.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$235
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3231

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DistanceCityCost of living
117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
211 km or 131 miFujairah
$1299
237 km or 147 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
300 km or 187 miDoha
$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
356 km or 221 miBandar Abbas
$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
395 km or 246 miSeeb
$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
439 km or 273 miMuscat
$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
468 km or 291 miDhahran
$840
481 km or 299 miDammam
$955
486 km or 302 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
501 km or 311 miFasa
$441
514 km or 320 miQatif
$651
548 km or 341 miJubail
$888
568 km or 353 miSirjan
$445
575 km or 357 miJiroft
$440
599 km or 372 miShiraz
$420
610 km or 379 miBushehr
$412
617 km or 384 miBorazjan
$441
620 km or 385 miMarvdasht
$443
632 km or 392 miKazerun
$441
637 km or 396 miChabahar
$440
649 km or 404 miBam
$442
678 km or 421 miRafsanjan
$441
698 km or 434 miKerman
$429
701 km or 435 miIranshahr
$374
741 km or 460 miYasuj
$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
790 km or 491 miAl Wafrah
$1074
792 km or 492 miBehbahan
$442

Cities near Chisinau

DistanceCityCost of living
37 km or 23 miDubasari
$473
42 km or 26 miOrhei
$475
51 km or 32 miBender
$702
61 km or 38 miTiraspol
$378
80 km or 50 miComrat
$553
83 km or 52 miUngheni
$474
95 km or 59 miVaslui
$493
98 km or 61 miIasi
$623
109 km or 68 miBalti
$398
126 km or 79 miBarlad
$429
132 km or 82 miCahul
$553
135 km or 84 miSoroca
$475
146 km or 91 miRoman
$491
154 km or 96 miOdessa
$593
155 km or 96 miBacau
$568
184 km or 115 miBotosani
$554
187 km or 116 miGalati
$596
189 km or 117 miPiatra Neamt
$473
194 km or 121 miFocsani
$533
202 km or 125 miTulcea
$596
205 km or 127 miBraila
$511
209 km or 130 miSuceava
$528
238 km or 148 miMykolaiv
$498
250 km or 155 miVinnytsia
$485
259 km or 161 miBuzau
$456
261 km or 162 miChernivtsi
$408
267 km or 166 miSfantu Gheorghe
$439
288 km or 179 miKherson
$401
292 km or 181 miBrasov
$696
295 km or 183 miSlobozia
$532
302 km or 187 miKhmelnytskyi
$428
305 km or 189 miKropyvnytskyi
$432
307 km or 191 miMamaia
$532
315 km or 196 miConstanta
$655
317 km or 197 miPloiesti
$633
324 km or 201 miBila Tserkva
$396
331 km or 206 miTargu Mures
$497
332 km or 206 miBistrita
$551
334 km or 207 miCalarasi
$476
348 km or 216 miVoluntari
$533