Chisinau vs Mexico City - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Mexico City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$2223
🏠 One person rent
$281
$491
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$851
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$76.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$671
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
50
92
😀 Quality of life
58
69
🏙️ Population
639K
8.92M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 39% less expensive than in Mexico City. Cities ranked 7572nd and 5577th ($577 vs $941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Moldova and Mexico, respectively. Check Moldova vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 0.7 months in Mexico City. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Mexico City ranked 1st in Mexico, while ranked 5487th and 2640th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau Mexico City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$8.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$6.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.57
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$676
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$376
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$1174
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$681
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$32.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$49.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$22.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$2688
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$1604
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$18.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$4.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$7.05
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$8.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$52.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$4.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$79.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$325
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$7026

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7.1 mi Naucalpan
$752
14 km or 8.7 mi Tlalnepantla
$794
17 km or 10 mi Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$855
22 km or 14 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
25 km or 16 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$659
25 km or 16 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$623
26 km or 16 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
29 km or 18 mi Texcoco de Mora
$626
30 km or 19 mi Tultepec
$627
31 km or 19 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$646
42 km or 26 mi Zumpango
$628
55 km or 34 mi Toluca
$628
56 km or 35 mi Cuernavaca
$661
60 km or 37 mi Jiutepec
$638
70 km or 44 mi Cuautla
$562
89 km or 55 mi Pachuca
$492
93 km or 58 mi Atlixco
$628
105 km or 65 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
106 km or 66 mi Puebla
$657
107 km or 67 mi Taxco
$629
126 km or 79 mi Iguala
$614
140 km or 87 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
184 km or 114 mi Queretaro
$736
192 km or 119 mi Teziutlan
$630
211 km or 131 mi Chilpancingo
$421
213 km or 132 mi Tehuacan
$488
214 km or 133 mi Celaya
$512
216 km or 134 mi Poza Rica
$716
217 km or 135 mi Morelia
$599
224 km or 139 mi Cortazar
$627
224 km or 139 mi Orizaba
$648
225 km or 140 mi Yuriria
$629
229 km or 143 mi Coatepec
$574
234 km or 145 mi Xalapa
$486
236 km or 146 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
239 km or 149 mi Cordoba
$934
250 km or 155 mi Salamanca
$472
269 km or 167 mi Irapuato
$526
281 km or 174 mi Zacapu
$669