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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 54.99% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 82.15% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 681.17 Lek 544.93-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,477.00 Lek 1,600.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 460.00 Lek 250.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 Lek 80.00-200.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Lek 120.00-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 131.07 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 106.78 Lek 70.00-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 52.79 Lek 40.87-68.12
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 462.17 Lek 378.54-515.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 60.28 Lek 45.36-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.24 Lek 40.82-72.57
Eggs (12) 159.18 Lek 132.00-210.54
Local Cheese (1 lb) 232.50 Lek 185.38-308.97
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 205.88 Lek 154.49-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 363.39 Lek 303.91-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 46.22 Lek 36.29-56.18
Banana (1 lb) 74.61 Lek 61.79-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 48.57 Lek 36.29-77.11
Tomato (1 lb) 39.31 Lek 24.72-58.97
Potato (1 lb) 26.59 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.59 Lek 18.54-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 76.79 Lek 50.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.36 Lek 50.00-68.12
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 350.00-866.95
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 95.97 Lek 70.00-122.61
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 136.77 Lek 95.36-185.77
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 299.71 Lek 258.84-310.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.61 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,362.34 Lek 681.17-1,857.75
Gasoline (1 gallon) 644.42 Lek 579.17-704.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 Lek 1,089,868.22-1,907,269.39
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,301.29 Lek 5,500.00-9,444.44
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.79 Lek 20.00-40.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,045.06 Lek 1,500.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,403.21 Lek 2,724.67-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 778.66 Lek 500.00-1,362.34
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 371.55-600.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,956.86 Lek 4,768.17-8,669.49
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,456.90 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,680.06 Lek 6,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,743.39 Lek 5,500.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,391.18 Lek 17,710.36-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,213.14 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 51,830.15 Lek 34,058.38-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,210.28 Lek 20,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,824.73 Lek 8,361.20-22,110.74
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,365.91 Lek 4,429.74-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 38,243.47 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.09 5.00-10.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2312 entries in the past 18 months from 144 different contributors.
Last update: July, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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