Chisinau vs Lahore - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Lahore
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$360
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$825
🏠 One person rent
$281
$157
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$259
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$125
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$43
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$147
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
50
67
😀 Quality of life
58
48
🏙️ Population
639K
11.1M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 60% more expensive than in Lahore. Cities ranked 7572nd and 8899th ($577 vs $360) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Moldova and Pakistan, respectively. Check Moldova vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 0.4 months in Lahore. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Lahore ranked 4th in Pakistan, while ranked 5487th and 6307th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau Lahore
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$1.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$11.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$3.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$1.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$150
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$90
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$249
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$168
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$57.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$17.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
12.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$408
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$248
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$8.13
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$2.57
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$0.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$0.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$0.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$6.14
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$2.42
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$3.53
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$0.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.26
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$0.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$8.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$1.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$1.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$0.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$0.7
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$16.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$3.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$8.06
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$2.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$13.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$49.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$46.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$1071

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$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
37 km or 23 mi Sheikhupura
$234
49 km or 30 mi Amritsar
$437
49 km or 30 mi Kamoke
$213
68 km or 43 mi Gujranwala
$223
85 km or 53 mi Hafizabad
$196
107 km or 67 mi Sialkot
$239
117 km or 72 mi Gujrat
$243
118 km or 73 mi Okara
$343
120 km or 74 mi Jalandhar
$411
120 km or 75 mi Sahiwal
$201
121 km or 75 mi Faisalabad
$254
130 km or 81 mi Chiniot
$226
140 km or 87 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
140 km or 87 mi Jammu
$352
147 km or 91 mi Pathankot
$336
160 km or 99 mi Ludhiana
$391
164 km or 102 mi Gojra
$286
169 km or 105 mi Sargodha
$404
185 km or 115 mi Mirpur
$256
195 km or 121 mi Jhang
$236
222 km or 138 mi Burewala
$226
244 km or 152 mi Patiala
$315
250 km or 155 mi Chandigarh
$429
257 km or 160 mi Rawalpindi
$319
268 km or 167 mi Islamabad
$304
269 km or 167 mi Khanewal
$266
273 km or 170 mi Shimla
$317
286 km or 178 mi Srinagar
$398
294 km or 183 mi Wah
$211
295 km or 183 mi Baramulla
$353
299 km or 186 mi Hisar
$300
317 km or 197 mi Multan
$244
351 km or 218 mi Bahawalpur
$248
352 km or 219 mi Bhiwani
$355
353 km or 219 mi Saharanpur
$318
354 km or 220 mi Kohat
$243
364 km or 226 mi Rohtak
$426
366 km or 227 mi Mardan
$244
377 km or 234 mi Dehradun
$402
381 km or 237 mi Peshawar
$238