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Most Cheapest vs Most Expensive City In Europe

August 24, 2016

What is the cheapest city to live in Europe?

Chişinău, Moldova is the cheapest city in Europe to live

What is the most expensive city to live in Europe?

Zurich, Switzerland is the most expensive city in Europe to live

How does the cheapest city in Europe compare with the most expensive city in Europe?

TOTAL 81% difference

Let’s take a closer look the cost of living between the cheapest city in Europe and the most expensive city in Europe

Chişinău (Moldova)

FOOD MDL GBP EUR USD
Basic
lunchtime menu including a drink in the business district
57 Leu £2.24 € 2.60 $2.90
Bread
for 2 people for 1 day
4.63 Leu £0.18 € 0.21 $0.24
HOUSING MDL GBP EUR USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 5,780 Leu £227 € 263 $294
Utilities 1 month heating, electricity, gas… for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,528 Leu £60 € 70 $78
TRANSPORT MDL GBP EUR USD
1 liter 1/4 gallon of gas 18 Leu £0.71 € 0.82 $0.91
Monthly ticket public transport 193 Leu £8 € 9 $10
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. 5 miles 51 Leu £2.00 € 2.32 $2.59
PERSONAL CARE MDL GBP EUR USD
Short visit to private Doctor 15minutes 192 Leu £8 € 9 $10
1 box of 32 tampons Tampax, OB, … 59 Leu £2.32 € 2.69 $3.01
Deodorant, roll on 50ml ~ 1.5 oz. 55 Leu £2.16 € 2.50 $2.80
Hair shampoo 2 in 1 400 ml ~ 12 oz. 59 Leu £2.34 € 2.71 $3.03
4 rolls of toilet paper 30 Leu £1.19 € 1.38 $1.54
Tube
of toothpaste
34 Leu £1.35 € 1.57 $1.75
ENTERTAINMENT MDL GBP EUR USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 282 Leu £11 € 13 $14
2 tickets to the movies 178 Leu £7 € 8 $9
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 75 Leu £2.94 € 3.40 $3.80
Coffee 28 Leu £1.11 € 1.28 $1.43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub 500ml or
1pt.
24 Leu £0.96 € 1.11 $1.24
1 month of gym membership in business
district
806 Leu £32 € 37 $41

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Zurich (Switzerland)

FOOD CHF GBP EUR USD
Basic lunchtime menu including a drink in the business district CHF 28 £22 € 25 $28
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CHF 2.53 £2.00 € 2.32 $2.59
HOUSING
Monthly rent for 85 m2
900 Sqft furnished
accommodation in NORMAL area
CHF 2,476 £1,963 € 2,272 $2,539
Utilities 1 month heating, electricity, gas
… for 2 people in 85m2 flat
CHF 143 £113 € 131 $147
TRANSPORT CHF GBP EUR USD
1 liter 1/4 gallon of gas CHF 1.48 £1.17 € 1.36 $1.52
Monthly ticket public transport CHF 98 £78 € 90 $101
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. 5 miles CHF 34 £27 € 31 $35
PERSONAL CARE CHF GBP EUR USD
Short visit to private Doctor 15 minutes CHF 121 £96 € 111 $124
1 box of 32 tampons Tampax, OB, … CHF 9 £7 € 8 $9
Deodorant, roll on 50ml ~ 1.5 oz. CHF 5.82 £4.62 € 5.34 $5.97
Hair shampoo 2 in 1 400 ml ~ 12 oz. CHF 5.29 £4.20 € 4.86 $5.43
4 rolls of toilet paper CHF 3.03 £2.40 € 2.78 $3.10
Tube of toothpaste CHF 4.02 £3.19 € 3.69 $4.12
ENTERTAINMENT CHF GBP EUR USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CHF 76 £61 € 70 $78
2 tickets to the movies CHF 37 £29 € 34 $38
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CHF 18 £14 € 16 $18
Coffee CHF 5.79 £4.59 € 5.32 $5.94
1 beer in neighbourhood pub 500ml or 1pt. CHF 7 £5.39 € 6 $7
1 month
of gym membership in business district
CHF 115 £91 € 105 $118

 

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  • Reply nubwaxer August 24, 2016 at 5:42 am

    nah. i’d prefer something on the coast of spain, portugal, italy, greece, croatia, or albania, all much cheaper that switzerland. moldova? ha ha ha

    • Reply Celina Sky August 24, 2016 at 5:52 am

      Id prefer those places too. In fact Portugal is my fav! In an ideal Europe, we’d all have cities with Moldova cost of living

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