Cost of Living Comparison Between Tirana and Milan 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Milan are 56.1% higher than in Tirana (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milan are 87.5% higher than in Tirana
Rent Prices in Milan are 205.2% higher than in Tirana
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 78.1% higher than in Tirana
Groceries Prices in Milan are 54.1% higher than in Tirana
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 59.6% higher than in Tirana
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Restaurants
Tirana Edit Milan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 Lek
(9.64 €)
2,073.95 Lek
(20.00 €)
     +107.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 Lek
(48.22 €)
8,295.80 Lek
(80.00 €)
     +65.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 750.00 Lek
(7.23 €)
1,036.97 Lek
(10.00 €)
     +38.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 Lek
(2.41 €)
622.18 Lek
(6.00 €)
     +148.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 350.00 Lek
(3.38 €)
518.49 Lek
(5.00 €)
     +48.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 172.48 Lek
(1.66 €)
204.46 Lek
(1.97 €)
     +18.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 150.96 Lek
(1.46 €)
299.03 Lek
(2.88 €)
     +98.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 77.98 Lek
(0.75 €)
148.23 Lek
(1.43 €)
     +90.1 %
Markets
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 703.72 Lek
(6.79 €)
623.02 Lek
(6.01 €)
     -11.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 86.63 Lek
(0.84 €)
227.73 Lek
(2.20 €)
     +162.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 86.31 Lek
(0.83 €)
155.21 Lek
(1.50 €)
     +79.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 356.07 Lek
(3.43 €)
411.87 Lek
(3.97 €)
     +15.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 516.41 Lek
(4.98 €)
759.97 Lek
(7.33 €)
     +47.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 327.15 Lek
(3.15 €)
547.14 Lek
(5.28 €)
     +67.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 562.81 Lek
(5.43 €)
955.20 Lek
(9.21 €)
     +69.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 56.97 Lek
(0.55 €)
108.63 Lek
(1.05 €)
     +90.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 98.75 Lek
(0.95 €)
95.30 Lek
(0.92 €)
     -3.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 73.86 Lek
(0.71 €)
118.86 Lek
(1.15 €)
     +60.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 66.82 Lek
(0.64 €)
155.34 Lek
(1.50 €)
     +132.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 44.37 Lek
(0.43 €)
80.05 Lek
(0.77 €)
     +80.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 46.79 Lek
(0.45 €)
78.74 Lek
(0.76 €)
     +68.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 104.00 Lek
(1.00 €)
137.40 Lek
(1.32 €)
     +32.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 63.70 Lek
(0.61 €)
57.12 Lek
(0.55 €)
     -10.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 Lek
(9.64 €)
725.88 Lek
(7.00 €)
     -27.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 122.07 Lek
(1.18 €)
190.36 Lek
(1.84 €)
     +55.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 162.56 Lek
(1.57 €)
228.13 Lek
(2.20 €)
     +40.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek
(3.38 €)
622.18 Lek
(6.00 €)
     +77.8 %
Transportation
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek
(0.39 €)
228.13 Lek
(2.20 €)
     +470.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek
(15.43 €)
4,044.20 Lek
(39.00 €)
     +152.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek
(2.89 €)
725.88 Lek
(7.00 €)
     +142.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek
(4.66 €)
333.77 Lek
(3.22 €)
     -30.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,300.00 Lek
(12.54 €)
3,422.02 Lek
(33.00 €)
     +163.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 725.65 Lek
(7.00 €)
728.29 Lek
(7.02 €)
     +0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,300,000.00 Lek
(22,179.91 €)
2,696,133.72 Lek
(26,000.00 €)
     +17.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,476,575.43 Lek
(23,882.70 €)
3,115,460.29 Lek
(30,043.75 €)
     +25.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,030.42 Lek
(96.73 €)
25,304.66 Lek
(244.02 €)
     +152.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,520.70 Lek
(14.66 €)
1,019.28 Lek
(9.83 €)
     -33.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,629.19 Lek
(15.71 €)
2,805.02 Lek
(27.05 €)
     +72.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,126.05 Lek
(39.79 €)
6,778.02 Lek
(65.36 €)
     +64.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,132.47 Lek
(20.56 €)
3,343.01 Lek
(32.24 €)
     +56.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Lek
(7.71 €)
1,036.97 Lek
(10.00 €)
     +29.6 %
Childcare
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 21,975.14 Lek
(211.92 €)
82,367.99 Lek
(794.31 €)
     +274.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 426,610.74 Lek
(4,113.99 €)
1,482,524.75 Lek
(14,296.64 €)
     +247.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,357.66 Lek
(51.67 €)
9,415.20 Lek
(90.79 €)
     +75.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,277.14 Lek
(41.25 €)
3,684.72 Lek
(35.53 €)
     -13.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,742.29 Lek
(84.31 €)
10,347.91 Lek
(99.79 €)
     +18.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,809.98 Lek
(104.25 €)
14,056.37 Lek
(135.55 €)
     +30.0 %
Rent Per Month
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 51,896.85 Lek
(500.46 €)
148,766.96 Lek
(1,434.62 €)
     +186.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 35,036.95 Lek
(337.88 €)
97,597.60 Lek
(941.18 €)
     +178.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 100,579.82 Lek
(969.94 €)
305,325.76 Lek
(2,944.39 €)
     +203.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 57,576.80 Lek
(555.24 €)
194,625.30 Lek
(1,876.86 €)
     +238.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 24,308.18 Lek
(234.41 €)
88,863.89 Lek
(856.95 €)
     +265.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,460.19 Lek
(120.16 €)
46,698.04 Lek
(450.33 €)
     +274.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Tirana Edit Milan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 59,491.84 Lek
(573.71 €)
178,037.64 Lek
(1,716.90 €)
     +199.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.39 4.45      -17.5 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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