Chisinau vs Lagos - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Lagos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$1417
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$4468
🏠 One person rent
$281
$869
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$2882
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$311
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$222
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
50
46
😀 Quality of life
58
42
🏙️ Population
639K
14.9M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 59% less expensive than in Lagos. Cities ranked 7572nd and 2910th ($577 vs $1417) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Moldova and Nigeria, respectively. Check Moldova vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 0.2 months in Lagos. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Lagos ranked 1st in Nigeria, while ranked 5487th and 6897th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau Lagos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$3.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$47.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.18
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$3.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$1320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$669
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$4934
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$2271
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$17.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$25.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$52.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$327
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$23.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$20.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$3.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$5.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$5.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$2.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$5.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$1.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$4.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$3.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$39.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$8.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$25.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$4.19
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$21.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$68.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$139
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$2706

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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
78 km or 48 mi Abeokuta
$1274
87 km or 54 mi Porto-Novo
$593
109 km or 68 mi Cotonou
$681
120 km or 74 mi Ibadan
$941
165 km or 102 mi Oyo
$646
171 km or 106 mi Ife
$774
176 km or 109 mi Abomey
$560
195 km or 121 mi Osogbo
$548
203 km or 126 mi Save
$559
217 km or 135 mi Akure
$662
239 km or 148 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
243 km or 151 mi Lome
$607
245 km or 152 mi Benin
$924
254 km or 158 mi Owo
$745
261 km or 162 mi Ilorin
$753
278 km or 173 mi Atakpame
$568
280 km or 174 mi Warri
$518
310 km or 193 mi Kpalime
$568
324 km or 201 mi Ho
$446
332 km or 206 mi Hohoe
$538
355 km or 221 mi Sotouboua
$567
375 km or 233 mi Onitsha
$501
376 km or 234 mi Sokode
$574
388 km or 241 mi Tema
$524
389 km or 242 mi Ashaiman
$485
406 km or 252 mi Awka
$748
407 km or 253 mi Koforidua
$462
408 km or 253 mi Accra
$671
416 km or 258 mi Owerri
$1669
422 km or 262 mi Kara
$569
441 km or 274 mi Port Harcourt
$854
452 km or 281 mi Enugu
$938
463 km or 288 mi Umuahia
$755
463 km or 288 mi Aba
$659
495 km or 307 mi Minna
$669
536 km or 333 mi Abuja
$1305
555 km or 345 mi Kumasi
$555
562 km or 350 mi Obuasi
$571
570 km or 354 mi Calabar
$655
572 km or 356 mi Tamale
$508