Chisinau vs Damascus - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Damascus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$647
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$1530
🏠 One person rent
$281
$272
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$404
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$206
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$95.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$53.5
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
24 km
🎓 Higher education
50
33
😀 Quality of life
58
39
🏙️ Population
639K
1.75M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 11% less expensive than in Damascus. Cities ranked 7572nd and 7157th ($577 vs $647) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Moldova and Syria, respectively. Check Moldova vs Syria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 0.1 months in Damascus. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Damascus ranked 1st in Syria, while ranked 5487th and 7274th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Damascus

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Chisinau Damascus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$3.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$0.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$484
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$310
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$8.51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$13
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$46
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
12.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$1764
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$1072
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.09
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$13.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$4.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$4.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$4.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$1.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$1.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$4.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$3.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$14.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$4.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$35
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$92.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$199
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$2387

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
51 km or 32 mi Zahle
$1189
75 km or 47 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1571
81 km or 50 mi Jounieh
$1187
83 km or 52 mi Sidon
$806
83 km or 52 mi Beirut
$1409
96 km or 59 mi Safed
$1641
105 km or 65 mi Tyre
$1679
108 km or 67 mi Tiberias
$1601
110 km or 68 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1647
111 km or 69 mi Tripoli
$926
114 km or 71 mi Irbid
$582
115 km or 72 mi Arraba
$1648
116 km or 72 mi Karmiel
$1669
117 km or 73 mi Sakhnin
$1646
125 km or 78 mi Tamra
$1648
125 km or 78 mi Nahariya
$1643
126 km or 78 mi Nof HaGalil
$1649
129 km or 80 mi Nazareth
$1372
130 km or 81 mi Acre
$1281
131 km or 81 mi Shefa-'Amr
$1645
135 km or 84 mi Migdal HaEmek
$1648
136 km or 84 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1593
136 km or 85 mi Kiryat Ata
$1341
137 km or 85 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1666
137 km or 85 mi Kiryat Yam
$1644
137 km or 85 mi Afula
$1145
141 km or 88 mi Homs
$467
142 km or 88 mi Nesher
$1505
143 km or 89 mi Jerash
$572
145 km or 90 mi Haifa
$1568
145 km or 90 mi Yokneam Illit
$1586
154 km or 95 mi Umm al-Fahm
$1641
163 km or 101 mi Zikhron Ya'akov
$1633
168 km or 105 mi Baqa-Jatt
$1650
169 km or 105 mi Pardes Hanna-Karkur
$1734
173 km or 107 mi Al-Salt
$633
173 km or 108 mi Nablus
$868
174 km or 108 mi Hadera
$1548
177 km or 110 mi Amman
$968
184 km or 114 mi Tayibe
$1642