Chisinau vs Cologne - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Cologne
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$1502
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$3553
🏠 One person rent
$281
$800
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$1406
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$375
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$205
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$2485
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
50
91
😀 Quality of life
58
95
🏙️ Population
639K
1.08M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 62% less expensive than in Cologne. Cities ranked 7572nd and 2657th ($577 vs $1502) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 13th in Moldova and Germany, respectively. Check Moldova vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 1.7 months in Cologne. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Cologne ranked 3rd in Germany, while ranked 5487th and 15th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Cologne

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Chisinau Cologne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$43.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$8.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$3.95
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$746
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$1462
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$1077
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$221
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$30.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
2.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$6543
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$4352
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$3.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$97.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$20.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$8.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$7.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$7.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$7.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$2.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.64
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$47.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$87.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$89.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$512
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$10097

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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

Cities near Cologne

Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470