Chisinau vs Dhaka - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Dhaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$484
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$1167
🏠 One person rent
$281
$162
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$277
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$205
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$71.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$285
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
50
72
😀 Quality of life
58
56
🏙️ Population
639K
16.8M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 19% more expensive than in Dhaka. Cities ranked 7572nd and 8456th ($577 vs $484) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Moldova and Bangladesh, respectively. Check Moldova vs Bangladesh comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 0.6 months in Dhaka. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Dhaka ranked 1st in Bangladesh, while ranked 5487th and 5644th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau Dhaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$2.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$13.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$5.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$6.13
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$2.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$122
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$328
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$188
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$26.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$40.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
9.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$1200
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$610
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$16.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$4.52
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$0.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$6.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$3.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$7.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$8.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$4.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$2.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$5.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$18.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$5.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$11.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$1.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$24.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$53.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$70.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$1810

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$413
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$441
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$345
80 km or 50 mi Comrat
$521
83 km or 52 mi Ungheni
$413
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$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
15 km or 9.5 mi Narayanganj
$382
38 km or 24 mi Narsingdi
$297
77 km or 48 mi Brahmanbaria
$335
90 km or 56 mi Agartala
$324
113 km or 70 mi Barisal
$337
115 km or 71 mi Mymensingh
$343
132 km or 82 mi Khulna
$376
135 km or 84 mi Jessore
$314
164 km or 102 mi Bogra
$365
196 km or 122 mi Rajshahi
$303
196 km or 122 mi Krishnanagar
$348
199 km or 124 mi Sylhet
$333
207 km or 129 mi Shantipur
$335
213 km or 132 mi Chittagong
$414
221 km or 137 mi Naihati
$339
222 km or 138 mi Berhampore
$338
223 km or 139 mi Bhatpara
$346
224 km or 139 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$337
226 km or 141 mi Chandannagar
$335
228 km or 142 mi Rajarhat
$346
229 km or 142 mi Madhyamgram
$339
234 km or 145 mi Barrackpore
$335
234 km or 146 mi North Dumdum
$340
235 km or 146 mi Balurghat
$336
236 km or 147 mi Serampore
$336
236 km or 147 mi Aizawl
$328
236 km or 147 mi Panihati
$345
238 km or 148 mi Kamarhati
$343
238 km or 148 mi South Dumdum
$346
238 km or 148 mi Bidhannagar
$353
239 km or 149 mi Baranagar
$341
239 km or 149 mi Uttarpara
$336
241 km or 150 mi Bally
$343
247 km or 154 mi Howrah
$313
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$370
248 km or 154 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$347
254 km or 158 mi Rangpur
$355
255 km or 159 mi Shillong
$303
259 km or 161 mi Barasat
$341
265 km or 165 mi Bardhaman
$343