Chisinau vs Ningbo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Ningbo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$809
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$2068
🏠 One person rent
$281
$342
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$567
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$314
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$75.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$1228
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
50
59
😀 Quality of life
58
59
🏙️ Population
639K
9.4M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 29% less expensive than in Ningbo. Cities ranked 7572nd and 6038th ($577 vs $809) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 28th in Moldova and China, respectively. Check Moldova vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 1.5 months in Ningbo. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Ningbo ranked 18th in China, while ranked 5487th and 5369th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Ningbo

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Chisinau Ningbo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$3.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$389
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$28.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$43.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$12.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$6109
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$3384
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$4.65
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$2.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$19.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$7.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$55
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$490
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$8160

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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

Cities near Ningbo

Distance City Cost of living
55 km or 34 mi Zhoushan
$680
94 km or 58 mi Shaoxing
$745
120 km or 75 mi Linhai
$675
124 km or 77 mi Jiaxing
$730
139 km or 87 mi Hangzhou
$882
144 km or 89 mi Shanghai
$1413
150 km or 93 mi Pudong
$759
156 km or 97 mi Yiwu
$696
167 km or 104 mi Wenling
$688
177 km or 110 mi Kunshan
$699
178 km or 111 mi Huzhou
$720
180 km or 112 mi Taicang
$677
182 km or 113 mi Suzhou
$921
203 km or 126 mi Jinhua
$852
212 km or 132 mi Changshu
$689
216 km or 134 mi Qidong
$677
224 km or 139 mi Wuxi
$861
224 km or 139 mi Lishui
$768
226 km or 140 mi Wenzhou
$968
227 km or 141 mi Haimen
$673
234 km or 146 mi Yixing
$678
234 km or 146 mi Guangde
$657
242 km or 150 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
243 km or 151 mi Nantong
$1047
249 km or 155 mi Rui'an
$687
257 km or 160 mi Jiangyin
$681
260 km or 162 mi Ningguo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Liyang
$666
263 km or 163 mi Changzhou
$782
267 km or 166 mi Jingjiang
$665
278 km or 173 mi Quzhou
$520
294 km or 182 mi Xuancheng
$732
294 km or 183 mi Taixing
$678
294 km or 183 mi Rugao
$682
302 km or 187 mi Danyang
$669
310 km or 193 mi Yangzhong
$649
313 km or 194 mi Huangshan
$684
313 km or 195 mi Hai'an
$669
325 km or 202 mi Jurong
$664
327 km or 203 mi Zhenjiang
$588