Chisinau vs Sharjah - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Sharjah
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$1360
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$2700
🏠 One person rent
$281
$854
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$1205
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$284
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$1553
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
50
61
😀 Quality of life
58
82
🏙️ Population
639K
1.25M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 58% less expensive than in Sharjah. Cities ranked 7572nd and 3028th ($577 vs $1360) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 5th in Moldova and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Moldova vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 1.1 months in Sharjah. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Sharjah ranked 3rd in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 5487th and 282nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau Sharjah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$5.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$19.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$6.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$6.85
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$612
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$1159
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$99
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$92.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$1609
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$1770
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$9.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$9.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$5.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$6.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$2.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$2.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$53.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$46.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$47.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$5655

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Ajman
$871
13 km or 8 mi Dubai
$1899
28 km or 17 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
95 km or 59 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
98 km or 61 mi Fujairah
$1095
133 km or 82 mi Al Ain
$1448
142 km or 88 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
222 km or 138 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
259 km or 161 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
337 km or 210 mi Seeb
$1236
346 km or 215 mi Nizwa
$824
377 km or 235 mi Muscat
$1145
388 km or 241 mi Doha
$1894
392 km or 243 mi Al Khor
$1755
394 km or 245 mi Jahrom
$660
434 km or 270 mi Fasa
$939
436 km or 271 mi Jiroft
$659
456 km or 283 mi Sirjan
$663
491 km or 305 mi Manama
$1307
492 km or 306 mi Riffa
$1002
493 km or 307 mi Isa Town
$1152
510 km or 317 mi Bam
$659
526 km or 327 mi Chabahar
$659
534 km or 332 mi Dhahran
$969
543 km or 337 mi Dammam
$1004
550 km or 342 mi Shiraz
$724
563 km or 350 mi Marvdasht
$659
564 km or 350 mi Rafsanjan
$663
564 km or 351 mi Qatif
$889
566 km or 352 mi Iranshahr
$657
572 km or 355 mi Kerman
$680
575 km or 358 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
599 km or 372 mi Borazjan
$657
600 km or 373 mi Jubail
$861
600 km or 373 mi Kazerun
$656
604 km or 375 mi Bushehr
$694
699 km or 434 mi Yasuj
$611
709 km or 440 mi Zahedan
$828
734 km or 456 mi Yazd
$809
771 km or 479 mi Behbahan
$660