Cost of living in Chişinău, Moldova

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 80 Leu
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 72 Leu
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 35 Leu
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12 Leu
12 eggs, large 23 Leu
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 24 Leu
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 62 Leu
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 13 Leu
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 7 Leu
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17 Leu
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 113 Leu
2 liters of Coca-Cola 24 Leu
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 9 Leu
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 12,408 Leu
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 6,513 Leu
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,669 Leu
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 6,221 Leu
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 3,559 Leu
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,026 Leu
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 195 Leu
40” flat screen TV 7,349 Leu
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,608 Leu
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 200 Leu
Hourly rate for cleaning help 66 Leu
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,294 Leu
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 793 Leu
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,142 Leu
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,047 Leu
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 264,104 Leu
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 18 Leu
Monthly ticket public transport 199 Leu
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 63 Leu
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 128 Leu
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 136 Leu
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 239 Leu
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 53 Leu
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 67 Leu
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 56 Leu
4 rolls of toilet paper 26 Leu
Tube of toothpaste 32 Leu
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 80 Leu
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 272 Leu
2 tickets to the movies 175 Leu
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 261 Leu
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 603 Leu
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 76 Leu
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 37 Leu
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 31 Leu
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 13,042 Leu
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.79 Leu
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,015 Leu
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 24 Leu
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 533 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: February 25, 2018.

Chişinău position in our World Ranking

the world
329th
out of 341
eastern europe
31st
out of 33

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5th
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