Chisinau vs Sapporo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Sapporo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$1140
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$281
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$705
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$402
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$1940
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
50
75
😀 Quality of life
58
76
🏙️ Population
639K
1.96M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 49% less expensive than in Sapporo. Cities ranked 7572nd and 4190th ($577 vs $1140) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 33rd in Moldova and Japan, respectively. Check Moldova vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 1.7 months in Sapporo. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Sapporo ranked 139th in Japan, while ranked 5487th and 624th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Sapporo

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Chisinau Sapporo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$6.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$27.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$4.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$3.38
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$352
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$699
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$432
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$46.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$3020
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$2205
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$2.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$82.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$6.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$22.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$4.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$4.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$3.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$3.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$8.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$3.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$8.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$3.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$49.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$22.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$60
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$298
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$11140

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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 Sapporo

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.4 mi Ishikari
$1020
15 km or 9.6 mi Ebetsu
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Kitahiroshima
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Eniwa
$1020
32 km or 20 mi Otaru
$1024
36 km or 23 mi Chitose
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Iwamizawa
$1025
50 km or 31 mi Bibai
$1020
52 km or 32 mi Tomakomai
$1036
71 km or 44 mi Takikawa
$1022
75 km or 47 mi Noboribetsu
$1026
77 km or 48 mi Date
$1022
89 km or 55 mi Muroran
$1024
89 km or 55 mi Furano
$1022
93 km or 58 mi Fukagawa
$1022
100 km or 62 mi Rumoi
$1022
113 km or 70 mi Asahikawa
$1030
115 km or 72 mi Shinhidaka
$1020
141 km or 87 mi Nanae
$1020
149 km or 93 mi Hokuto
$1020
150 km or 93 mi Otofuke
$1022
151 km or 94 mi Obihiro
$1037
152 km or 95 mi Hakodate
$1060
164 km or 102 mi Makubetsu
$1019
169 km or 105 mi Nayoro
$1023
197 km or 123 mi Mutsu
$1024
216 km or 134 mi Monbetsu
$1019
220 km or 137 mi Kushiro
$1037
221 km or 137 mi Kitami
$1024
254 km or 158 mi Aomori
$1152
258 km or 160 mi Abashiri
$1024
261 km or 162 mi Wakkanai
$1021
262 km or 163 mi Goshogawara
$1021
263 km or 164 mi Tsugaru
$1024
265 km or 164 mi Misawa
$1021
273 km or 169 mi Towada
$1022
274 km or 170 mi Oirase
$1021
276 km or 172 mi Kuroishi
$1023
283 km or 176 mi Hirakawa
$1021
283 km or 176 mi Hirosaki
$1079