Cost of Living in Bender

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$441
$1140
🛋️ Without rent
$247
$785
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$194
$355
🍽️ Food
$171
$468
🚐 Transport
$14.3
$39.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$104
😀 Quality of life
32
🏙️ Population
91.9K

The average cost of living in Bender is $441, which is in the top 7% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8633rd out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 10 in Moldova.

The median after-tax salary is $104, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 8311th (TOP 89%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 5th best city to live in Moldova. With an estimated population of 91.9K, Bender is the 4th largest city in Moldova.

Why living in Bender costs 4.2 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Bender for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Tiraspol Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 16.3 µg/m³
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Prices in Bender

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$1.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$310
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$251
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$83.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.85
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$725
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$524
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.42
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.19
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$198
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3140

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