Chisinau vs Seongnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Seongnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$1022
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$2532
🏠 One person rent
$281
$477
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$922
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$368
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$82.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$2877
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
50
98
😀 Quality of life
58
78
🏙️ Population
639K
949K

The cost of living in Chisinau is 44% less expensive than in Seongnam. Cities ranked 7572nd and 4898th ($577 vs $1022) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 9th in Moldova and South Korea, respectively. Check Moldova vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 2.8 months in Seongnam. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Seongnam ranked 4th in South Korea, while ranked 5487th and 475th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Seongnam

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Chisinau Seongnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$5.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$36.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.67
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$369
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$740
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$11531
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$6089
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$6.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$4.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$2.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$6.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$2.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$8.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$76.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$76.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$231
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$8188

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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 Seongnam

Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Siheung
$945
11 km or 7 mi Gwangju
$927
13 km or 8.1 mi Hanam
$906
13 km or 8.2 mi Gwacheon
$897
17 km or 11 mi Guri
$906
18 km or 11 mi Uiwang
$901
19 km or 12 mi Gunpo
$975
19 km or 12 mi Anyang
$1102
20 km or 13 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 13 mi Suwon
$977
23 km or 14 mi Namyangju
$970
23 km or 14 mi Yongin
$1049
24 km or 15 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
31 km or 19 mi Ansan
$921
32 km or 20 mi Bucheon
$1121
32 km or 20 mi Icheon
$979
33 km or 21 mi Osan
$912
36 km or 22 mi Uijeongbu
$998
36 km or 22 mi Goyang
$1002
39 km or 24 mi Yangju
$912
42 km or 26 mi Hwaseong
$965
43 km or 26 mi Gimpo
$979
43 km or 27 mi Incheon
$1002
47 km or 29 mi Yeoju
$902
50 km or 31 mi Anseong
$912
50 km or 31 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
51 km or 32 mi Pocheon
$906
52 km or 32 mi Paju
$941
53 km or 33 mi Dongducheon
$911
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
70 km or 44 mi Cheonan
$930
71 km or 44 mi Chuncheon
$834
75 km or 47 mi Dangjin
$904
78 km or 49 mi Kaesong
$1473
88 km or 54 mi Chungju
$1004
94 km or 59 mi Cheongju
$880
95 km or 59 mi Seosan
$872
101 km or 63 mi Jecheon
$932
107 km or 66 mi Sejong
$928
109 km or 68 mi Gongju
$939