Chisinau vs Rawalpindi - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Rawalpindi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$319
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$673
🏠 One person rent
$281
$147
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$193
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$107
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$38.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$161
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
50
65
😀 Quality of life
58
49
🏙️ Population
639K
2.1M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 81% more expensive than in Rawalpindi. Cities ranked 7572nd and 9106th ($577 vs $319) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 4th 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 0.5 months in Rawalpindi. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Rawalpindi ranked 3rd in Pakistan, while ranked 5487th and 6275th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Rawalpindi

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Chisinau Rawalpindi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$1.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$8.19
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$3.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.85
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$1.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$123
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$107
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$194
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$130
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$23.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$36.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$13.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
15.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$541
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$539
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$8.82
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$4.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$0.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.57
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$0.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$4.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$2.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$3.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$0.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$0.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$5.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$0.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$1.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$1.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$0.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$11.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$2.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$5.95
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$1.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$13.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$31.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$26.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$1234

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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
11 km or 7 mi Islamabad
$304
40 km or 25 mi Wah
$211
82 km or 51 mi Mirpur
$256
116 km or 72 mi Mardan
$244
120 km or 75 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
135 km or 84 mi Baramulla
$353
146 km or 90 mi Mingora
$246
148 km or 92 mi Gujrat
$243
151 km or 94 mi Kohat
$243
152 km or 94 mi Peshawar
$238
170 km or 105 mi Srinagar
$398
173 km or 107 mi Sargodha
$404
180 km or 112 mi Hafizabad
$196
183 km or 114 mi Sialkot
$239
192 km or 119 mi Jammu
$352
192 km or 119 mi Gujranwala
$223
210 km or 130 mi Chiniot
$226
211 km or 131 mi Kamoke
$213
228 km or 142 mi Sheikhupura
$234
243 km or 151 mi Faisalabad
$254
257 km or 160 mi Lahore
$360
258 km or 160 mi Jalalabad
$361
269 km or 167 mi Jhang
$236
275 km or 171 mi Gojra
$286
276 km or 172 mi Sahiwal
$201
277 km or 172 mi Amritsar
$437
283 km or 176 mi Pathankot
$336
294 km or 183 mi Khost
$346
312 km or 194 mi Okara
$343
346 km or 215 mi Jalandhar
$411
355 km or 221 mi Gardez
$353
374 km or 232 mi Kabul
$422
382 km or 238 mi Khanewal
$266
385 km or 239 mi Burewala
$226
397 km or 247 mi Ludhiana
$391
409 km or 254 mi Multan
$244
430 km or 267 mi Ghazni
$346
457 km or 284 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
474 km or 294 mi Chandigarh
$429
475 km or 295 mi Shimla
$317