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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 53.22% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 81.55% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 692.38 Lek 500.00-981.08
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Lek 1,500.00-3,046.47
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 437.16 Lek 300.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 122.63 Lek 80.00-200.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 150.00 Lek 120.00-207.71
Cappuccino (regular) 128.78 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 114.88 Lek 70.00-150.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 53.49 Lek 41.54-69.24
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 467.37 Lek 416.40-529.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 63.36 Lek 45.36-89.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 60.06 Lek 43.97-77.88
Eggs (12) 161.29 Lek 132.00-207.71
Local Cheese (1 lb) 234.47 Lek 181.44-314.06
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 215.82 Lek 158.76-278.13
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 367.67 Lek 272.16-502.49
Apples (1 lb) 47.63 Lek 36.29-62.81
Banana (1 lb) 75.85 Lek 56.53-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 48.08 Lek 36.29-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 40.69 Lek 25.12-66.75
Potato (1 lb) 25.87 Lek 22.68-31.41
Onion (1 lb) 26.18 Lek 21.36-31.41
Lettuce (1 head) 91.56 Lek 69.24-122.63
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 56.39 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 484.67-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 91.68 Lek 69.24-122.63
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 133.24 Lek 96.93-180.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 263.10-312.72
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 Lek 1,000.00-1,384.76
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 288.48 Lek 245.27-367.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,384.76 Lek 692.38-1,700.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 676.00 Lek 605.67-719.23
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 Lek 1,107,808.49-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,614.35 Lek 5,000.00-8,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.00 Lek 20.00-50.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,098.41 Lek 1,600.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,635.14 Lek 2,769.52-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 877.63 Lek 500.00-1,384.76
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 400.00-600.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,783.62 Lek 4,500.00-8,584.41
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,910.89 Lek 3,461.90-6,923.80
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,273.05 Lek 6,923.80-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,922.88 Lek 6,000.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,022.51 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,027.76 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 51,127.47 Lek 34,619.02-76,161.83
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,947.52 Lek 20,771.41-41,542.82
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,106.92 Lek 8,361.20-20,583.58
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,194.33 Lek 4,557.21-7,975.11
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 39,610.12 Lek 30,000.00-50,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.67 5.00-8.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 1944 entries in the past 18 months from 119 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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