Changsha vs Chisinau - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Chisinau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$577
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1413
🏠 One person rent
$413
$281
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$491
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$195
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$33.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$456
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
94
50
😀 Quality of life
54
58
🏙️ Population
10M
639K

The cost of living in Changsha is 43% more expensive than in Chisinau. Cities ranked 5988th and 7572nd ($828 vs $577) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 1st in China and Moldova, respectively. Check China vs Moldova comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.8 months in Chisinau. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Chisinau ranked 1st in Moldova, while ranked 5898th and 5487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Changsha Chisinau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$4.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$3.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$185
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$467
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$71.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$7.96
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
9.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1134
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$795
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$9.88
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$3.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$7.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$6.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$0.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$5.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$6.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$26.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$4.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$51.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$266
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$2149

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

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