Chisinau vs Quanzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Quanzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$757
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$1921
🏠 One person rent
$281
$350
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$591
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$247
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$74.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$972
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
50
52
😀 Quality of life
58
54
🏙️ Population
639K
8.78M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 24% less expensive than in Quanzhou. Cities ranked 7572nd and 6218th ($577 vs $757) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 57th 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 1.3 months in Quanzhou. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Quanzhou ranked 35th in China, while ranked 5487th and 5945th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Quanzhou

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Chisinau Quanzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$2.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$10.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$4.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.77
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$4.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$431
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$768
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$490
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$21.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$33.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
5.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$5871
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$3592
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$19.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$3.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$2.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$23.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$2.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.74
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.99
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$14.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$2.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$5.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$4.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$1.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$38.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$6.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$37.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$5.87
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$37
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$95.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$172
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$17040

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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 Quanzhou

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Jinjiang
$702
59 km or 36 mi Kinmen
$828
70 km or 44 mi Xiamen
$828
72 km or 45 mi Putian
$705
104 km or 64 mi Zhangzhou
$751
147 km or 92 mi Fuzhou
$700
159 km or 99 mi Longyan
$691
177 km or 110 mi Sanming
$694
197 km or 122 mi Nanping
$684
216 km or 134 mi Ningde
$701
218 km or 136 mi Changhua
$842
227 km or 141 mi Taichung
$927
229 km or 142 mi Miaoli
$708
240 km or 149 mi Douliu
$827
240 km or 149 mi Nantou
$828
241 km or 150 mi Hsinchu
$807
242 km or 150 mi Chaozhou
$648
245 km or 152 mi Zhubei
$1006
247 km or 154 mi Chiayi
$882
257 km or 160 mi Shantou
$1051
259 km or 161 mi Meizhou
$775
265 km or 165 mi Taoyuan
$854
269 km or 167 mi Tainan
$859
271 km or 169 mi Jieyang
$747
289 km or 179 mi New Taipei
$1064
297 km or 185 mi Taipei
$1271
303 km or 188 mi Puning
$700
309 km or 192 mi Kaohsiung
$914
319 km or 198 mi Keelung
$973
320 km or 199 mi Yilan
$758
321 km or 199 mi Wuyishan
$642
354 km or 220 mi Taitung
$1091
379 km or 236 mi Rui'an
$687
381 km or 237 mi Ganzhou
$792
397 km or 247 mi Shangrao
$765
399 km or 248 mi Guixi
$662
400 km or 249 mi Wenzhou
$968
401 km or 249 mi Yingtan
$679
407 km or 253 mi Fuzhou
$734
408 km or 254 mi Shanwei
$710