Calgary vs Chisinau - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Chisinau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$577
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$1413
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$281
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$491
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$195
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$33.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$456
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
54
50
😀 Quality of life
93
58
🏙️ Population
1.24M
639K

The cost of living in Calgary is 226% more expensive than in Chisinau. Cities ranked 1847th and 7572nd ($1881 vs $577) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 1st in Canada and Moldova, respectively. Check Canada vs Moldova comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.8 months in Chisinau. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Chisinau ranked 1st in Moldova, while ranked 48th and 5487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Calgary Chisinau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$4.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$3.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$185
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$467
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$71.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$7.96
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
9.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$1134
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$795
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$9.88
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$3.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$7.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$6.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$0.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$5.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$26.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$4.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$51.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$266
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$2149

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Chisinau

Distance City Cost of living
37 km or 23 mi Dubasari
$413
42 km or 26 mi Orhei
$413
51 km or 32 mi Bender
$441
61 km or 38 mi Tiraspol
$345
80 km or 50 mi Comrat
$521
83 km or 52 mi Ungheni
$413
95 km or 59 mi Vaslui
$680
98 km or 61 mi Iasi
$607
109 km or 68 mi Balti
$366
126 km or 79 mi Barlad
$522
132 km or 82 mi Cahul
$522
135 km or 84 mi Soroca
$412
146 km or 91 mi Roman
$475
154 km or 96 mi Odesa
$452
155 km or 96 mi Bacau
$631
184 km or 115 mi Botosani
$635
187 km or 116 mi Galati
$593
189 km or 117 mi Piatra Neamt
$517
194 km or 121 mi Focsani
$507
202 km or 125 mi Tulcea
$549
205 km or 127 mi Braila
$552
209 km or 130 mi Suceava
$542
238 km or 148 mi Mykolaiv
$278
250 km or 155 mi Vinnytsia
$490
259 km or 161 mi Buzau
$597
261 km or 162 mi Chernivtsi
$389
267 km or 166 mi Sfantu Gheorghe
$501
288 km or 179 mi Kherson
$364
292 km or 181 mi Brasov
$676
295 km or 183 mi Slobozia
$543
302 km or 187 mi Khmelnytskyi
$385
305 km or 189 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
307 km or 191 mi Mamaia
$558
315 km or 196 mi Constanta
$701
317 km or 197 mi Ploiesti
$609
324 km or 201 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
331 km or 206 mi Targu Mures
$550
332 km or 206 mi Bistrita
$461
334 km or 207 mi Calarasi
$538
348 km or 216 mi Voluntari
$561