Afghanistan vs Moldova - Cost of Living Comparison

Afghanistan Moldova
🚶 Cost of living one person
$397
$501
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$883
$1263
🏠 One person rent
$164
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$232
$416
🍽️ Food expenses
$144
$180
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.6
$25.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$517
$4547
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.68
❤️ Life expectancy
65.2
72
👮 Corruption perceptions index
16
36
🌐 English speaking %
6%
2%
🎓 Higher education
25
47
😀 Quality of life
17
47
🏙️ Population
37.5M
2.55M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($397) is 21% less expensive than in Moldova ($501). Afghanistan ranked 193rd vs 179th for Moldova in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.7 months in Moldova. Ranked 188th and 102nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Moldova

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Moldova as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Afghanistan Moldova
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.16
$3.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$11
$19.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.39
$3.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.82
$1.24
 Cappuccino
$1.44
$1.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.26
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$80.2
$148
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$383
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$125
$297
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$60.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.9
$94
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.8
$8.33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.04%
8.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$770
$926
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$313
$655
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$10.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.35
$3.19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.72
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$6.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$3.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
$5.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$0.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
$0.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$3.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.63
$2.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.94
$6.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.72
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
$1.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$12.5
$24.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.44
$4.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$15.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$4.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$17.7
$48.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$75.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.2
$230
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1250
$2684

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Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Moldova

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$422
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
469K
Kandahar
$373
614K
Herat
$383
556K
Kunduz
$363
357K
Jalalabad
$361
263K
Lashkargah
$355
202K
Sheberghan
$352
176K
Khost
$346
160K
Ghazni
$346
143K
Puli Khumri
$349
114K
Gardez
$353
70K

In Moldova

City Cost of living Population
Chisinau
$577
639K
Tiraspol
$345
134K
Balti
$366
102K
Bender
$441
91.9K
Cahul
$522
30K
Ungheni
$413
30.8K
Dubasari
$413
28.5K
Soroca
$412
22.2K
Comrat
$521
20.1K
Orhei
$413
21.1K