Cost of Living Comparison Between Tirana and Milan 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Milan are 50.7% higher than in Tirana (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milan are 80.5% higher than in Tirana
Rent Prices in Milan are 192.4% higher than in Tirana
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 73.1% higher than in Tirana
Groceries Prices in Milan are 45.4% higher than in Tirana
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 56.4% higher than in Tirana
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Restaurants
Tirana Edit Milan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 Lek
(9.90 €)
2,020.69 Lek
(20.00 €)
     +102.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 Lek
(49.49 €)
8,082.78 Lek
(80.00 €)
     +61.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 735.00 Lek
(7.27 €)
1,010.35 Lek
(10.00 €)
     +37.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 Lek
(2.47 €)
606.21 Lek
(6.00 €)
     +142.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 350.00 Lek
(3.46 €)
505.17 Lek
(5.00 €)
     +44.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 168.97 Lek
(1.67 €)
197.51 Lek
(1.95 €)
     +16.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 148.69 Lek
(1.47 €)
287.56 Lek
(2.85 €)
     +93.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 76.42 Lek
(0.76 €)
146.18 Lek
(1.45 €)
     +91.3 %
Markets
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 693.94 Lek
(6.87 €)
600.74 Lek
(5.95 €)
     -13.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 80.68 Lek
(0.80 €)
219.11 Lek
(2.17 €)
     +171.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 91.38 Lek
(0.90 €)
155.80 Lek
(1.54 €)
     +70.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 336.18 Lek
(3.33 €)
403.12 Lek
(3.99 €)
     +19.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 514.81 Lek
(5.10 €)
734.02 Lek
(7.27 €)
     +42.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 342.04 Lek
(3.39 €)
549.16 Lek
(5.44 €)
     +60.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 598.25 Lek
(5.92 €)
927.15 Lek
(9.18 €)
     +55.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 62.20 Lek
(0.62 €)
105.12 Lek
(1.04 €)
     +69.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 101.62 Lek
(1.01 €)
90.44 Lek
(0.90 €)
     -11.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 79.37 Lek
(0.79 €)
113.83 Lek
(1.13 €)
     +43.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 76.01 Lek
(0.75 €)
159.35 Lek
(1.58 €)
     +109.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 46.04 Lek
(0.46 €)
76.52 Lek
(0.76 €)
     +66.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 50.89 Lek
(0.50 €)
75.38 Lek
(0.75 €)
     +48.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 103.15 Lek
(1.02 €)
132.56 Lek
(1.31 €)
     +28.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 60.82 Lek
(0.60 €)
52.40 Lek
(0.52 €)
     -13.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 Lek
(9.90 €)
707.24 Lek
(7.00 €)
     -29.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 126.49 Lek
(1.25 €)
184.04 Lek
(1.82 €)
     +45.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 175.78 Lek
(1.74 €)
216.50 Lek
(2.14 €)
     +23.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek
(3.46 €)
606.21 Lek
(6.00 €)
     +73.2 %
Transportation
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek
(0.40 €)
222.28 Lek
(2.20 €)
     +455.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek
(15.84 €)
3,940.35 Lek
(39.00 €)
     +146.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek
(2.97 €)
707.24 Lek
(7.00 €)
     +135.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek
(4.78 €)
325.20 Lek
(3.22 €)
     -32.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,300.00 Lek
(12.87 €)
3,361.43 Lek
(33.27 €)
     +158.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 723.73 Lek
(7.16 €)
712.68 Lek
(7.05 €)
     -1.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,350,000.00 Lek
(23,259.33 €)
2,828,972.39 Lek
(28,000.00 €)
     +20.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,418,755.91 Lek
(23,939.85 €)
3,116,199.69 Lek
(30,842.86 €)
     +28.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,568.16 Lek
(94.70 €)
26,507.37 Lek
(262.36 €)
     +177.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,489.28 Lek
(14.74 €)
929.63 Lek
(9.20 €)
     -37.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,628.85 Lek
(16.12 €)
2,723.10 Lek
(26.95 €)
     +67.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,191.48 Lek
(41.49 €)
6,527.11 Lek
(64.60 €)
     +55.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,127.07 Lek
(21.05 €)
3,223.93 Lek
(31.91 €)
     +51.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Lek
(7.92 €)
1,010.35 Lek
(10.00 €)
     +26.3 %
Childcare
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 21,947.56 Lek
(217.23 €)
81,171.45 Lek
(803.40 €)
     +269.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 451,463.05 Lek
(4,468.39 €)
1,330,838.63 Lek
(13,172.09 €)
     +194.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,028.50 Lek
(59.67 €)
9,427.98 Lek
(93.31 €)
     +56.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,560.00 Lek
(45.13 €)
3,641.29 Lek
(36.04 €)
     -20.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,751.56 Lek
(86.62 €)
10,030.94 Lek
(99.28 €)
     +14.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,853.50 Lek
(117.32 €)
14,537.34 Lek
(143.88 €)
     +22.6 %
Rent Per Month
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 51,750.29 Lek
(512.20 €)
144,690.92 Lek
(1,432.09 €)
     +179.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 34,877.00 Lek
(345.20 €)
96,118.47 Lek
(951.34 €)
     +175.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 99,078.14 Lek
(980.63 €)
293,851.53 Lek
(2,908.42 €)
     +196.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 61,247.61 Lek
(606.20 €)
189,857.91 Lek
(1,879.14 €)
     +210.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 24,046.95 Lek
(238.01 €)
85,060.74 Lek
(841.90 €)
     +253.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,520.68 Lek
(123.92 €)
45,064.44 Lek
(446.03 €)
     +259.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 62,014.21 Lek
(613.79 €)
175,047.58 Lek
(1,732.55 €)
     +182.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.83 4.39      -24.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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