Chisinau vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$604
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$1493
🏠 One person rent
$281
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$425
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$216
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$69.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$663
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
50
76
😀 Quality of life
58
53
🏙️ Population
639K
12.6M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 4% less expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 7572nd and 7427th ($577 vs $604) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 525th 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 1.1 months in Zhengzhou. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Zhengzhou ranked 38th in China, while ranked 5487th and 5969th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chisinau vs Zhengzhou

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Chisinau Zhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$2.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$16.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$4.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.52
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$4.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$166
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$46.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$71.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
5.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$3114
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$1621
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$4.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$18.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$2.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$2.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$7.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$4.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$80.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$4453

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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
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$662
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$670
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$674
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$666
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$670
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$642
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$731
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$681
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$667
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$677
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$654
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$666
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$663
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$656
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$692
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$651
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$673
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$667
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$669
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$704
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$533
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$697
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$689
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$661
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$655
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$677
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$791
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$678
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$647
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$702
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$848
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1436
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$675
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$782
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$754
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$796
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$755
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$671
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$699
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$660