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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 54.60% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 81.88% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 684.98 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,448.13 Lek 1,500.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 420.45 Lek 250.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 Lek 80.00-157.97
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Lek 120.00-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 133.04 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 106.61 Lek 68.50-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 52.24 Lek 40.00-68.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 460.11 Lek 378.54-518.59
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 59.23 Lek 45.36-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.97 Lek 40.82-68.04
Eggs (12) 154.00 Lek 132.00-197.28
Local Cheese (1 lb) 227.12 Lek 186.42-272.16
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 195.89 Lek 136.08-254.01
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 352.67 Lek 303.91-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 45.91 Lek 36.29-56.70
Banana (1 lb) 74.86 Lek 55.93-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 48.47 Lek 36.29-77.11
Tomato (1 lb) 40.78 Lek 27.22-58.97
Potato (1 lb) 26.66 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.64 Lek 18.64-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 75.15 Lek 50.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 56.11 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 350.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 96.67 Lek 70.00-121.52
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 134.76 Lek 95.90-182.27
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-309.87
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 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) 1,369.97 Lek 700.00-1,700.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 642.71 Lek 586.74-700.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 Lek 1,095,972.95-1,820,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,286.75 Lek 5,479.86-9,444.44
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.22 Lek 16.44-35.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,088.12 Lek 1,500.00-2,612.59
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,402.45 Lek 2,739.93-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 769.83 Lek 400.00-1,369.97
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 300.00-600.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,011.19 Lek 4,794.88-8,506.12
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,451.09 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,695.47 Lek 6,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,854.96 Lek 5,500.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,212.12 Lek 18,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,262.61 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 51,604.66 Lek 34,249.15-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,986.54 Lek 20,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,357.41 Lek 8,145.47-22,110.74
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,343.25 Lek 4,459.31-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 37,887.15 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.09 5.00-10.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2169 entries in the past 18 months from 147 different contributors.
Last update: August, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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