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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Tirana 

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Consumer Prices in Tirana are 14.35% lower than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tirana are 21.59% lower than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Tirana are 41.73% lower than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Tirana are 22.81% lower than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Tirana are 12.98% lower than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Tirana is 44.26% lower than in Budapest
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  BudapestTiranaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(752.79 Lek)
1,328.39 Ft
(500.00 Lek)
     -33.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(3,763.94 Lek)
7,970.37 Ft
(3,000.00 Lek)
     -20.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(564.59 Lek)
1,328.39 Ft
(500.00 Lek)
     -11.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 Ft
(169.38 Lek)
398.52 Ft
(150.00 Lek)
     -11.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(188.20 Lek)
531.36 Ft
(200.00 Lek)
     +6.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 466.78 Ft
(175.69 Lek)
381.07 Ft
(143.43 Lek)
     -18.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 321.14 Ft
(120.88 Lek)
327.69 Ft
(123.34 Lek)
     +2.04 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 243.28 Ft
(91.57 Lek)
160.39 Ft
(60.37 Lek)
     -34.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 909.94 Ft
(342.49 Lek)
1,319.28 Ft
(496.57 Lek)
     +44.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 215.62 Ft
(81.16 Lek)
169.73 Ft
(63.89 Lek)
     -21.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 151.77 Ft
(57.12 Lek)
148.67 Ft
(55.96 Lek)
     -2.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 508.00 Ft
(191.21 Lek)
469.62 Ft
(176.76 Lek)
     -7.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 836.57 Ft
(314.88 Lek)
771.38 Ft
(290.34 Lek)
     -7.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 672.95 Ft
(253.29 Lek)
630.43 Ft
(237.29 Lek)
     -6.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,201.27 Ft
(452.15 Lek)
985.64 Ft
(370.99 Lek)
     -17.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 148.88 Ft
(56.04 Lek)
127.54 Ft
(48.00 Lek)
     -14.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 193.23 Ft
(72.73 Lek)
195.82 Ft
(73.71 Lek)
     +1.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 173.47 Ft
(65.29 Lek)
144.52 Ft
(54.40 Lek)
     -16.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 250.84 Ft
(94.41 Lek)
121.59 Ft
(45.77 Lek)
     -51.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 115.99 Ft
(43.66 Lek)
84.49 Ft
(31.80 Lek)
     -27.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 121.94 Ft
(45.90 Lek)
79.73 Ft
(30.01 Lek)
     -34.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 291.38 Ft
(109.67 Lek)
270.64 Ft
(101.87 Lek)
     -7.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 118.37 Ft
(44.55 Lek)
136.16 Ft
(51.25 Lek)
     +15.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 Ft
(526.95 Lek)
1,859.75 Ft
(700.00 Lek)
     +32.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 252.15 Ft
(94.91 Lek)
264.34 Ft
(99.50 Lek)
     +4.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 371.67 Ft
(139.89 Lek)
373.81 Ft
(140.70 Lek)
     +0.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,260.00 Ft
(474.26 Lek)
850.17 Ft
(320.00 Lek)
     -32.53 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(131.74 Lek)
106.27 Ft
(40.00 Lek)
     -69.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(3,575.74 Lek)
4,250.86 Ft
(1,600.00 Lek)
     -55.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(263.48 Lek)
664.20 Ft
(250.00 Lek)
     -5.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(181.72 Lek)
446.81 Ft
(168.18 Lek)
     -7.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(1,693.77 Lek)
3,985.18 Ft
(1,500.00 Lek)
     -11.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,465.09 Ft
(551.45 Lek)
1,787.24 Ft
(672.71 Lek)
     +21.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,600,000.00 Ft
(2,107,807.00 Lek)
5,313,579.47 Ft
(2,000,000.00 Lek)
     -5.11 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,746,512.93 Ft
(2,162,953.60 Lek)
5,548,962.98 Ft
(2,088,596.97 Lek)
     -3.44 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 46,296.17 Ft
(17,425.60 Lek)
22,608.90 Ft
(8,509.86 Lek)
     -51.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 26.32 Ft
(9.91 Lek)
69.00 Ft
(25.97 Lek)
     +162.20 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,002.04 Ft
(1,506.34 Lek)
6,858.73 Ft
(2,581.59 Lek)
     +71.38 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,953.33 Ft
(4,499.16 Lek)
9,733.55 Ft
(3,663.65 Lek)
     -18.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,890.48 Ft
(1,464.35 Lek)
2,786.52 Ft
(1,048.83 Lek)
     -28.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(677.51 Lek)
1,328.39 Ft
(500.00 Lek)
     -26.20 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,112.89 Ft
(33,165.17 Lek)
46,009.91 Ft
(17,317.86 Lek)
     -47.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,033,671.07 Ft
(765,461.81 Lek)
789,032.97 Ft
(296,987.36 Lek)
     -61.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18,989.26 Ft
(7,147.44 Lek)
14,910.88 Ft
(5,612.37 Lek)
     -21.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,719.94 Ft
(3,282.14 Lek)
10,777.73 Ft
(4,056.67 Lek)
     +23.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 22,896.94 Ft
(8,618.27 Lek)
24,254.82 Ft
(9,129.37 Lek)
     +5.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,728.26 Ft
(10,060.36 Lek)
30,554.19 Ft
(11,500.42 Lek)
     +14.31 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 152,921.92 Ft
(57,558.91 Lek)
94,824.26 Ft
(35,691.29 Lek)
     -37.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 115,352.55 Ft
(43,418.02 Lek)
56,473.56 Ft
(21,256.32 Lek)
     -51.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 286,293.31 Ft
(107,759.11 Lek)
186,285.24 Ft
(70,116.67 Lek)
     -34.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 196,799.09 Ft
(74,074.02 Lek)
100,607.92 Ft
(37,868.23 Lek)
     -48.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 83,385.45 Ft
(31,385.79 Lek)
47,066.68 Ft
(17,715.62 Lek)
     -43.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53,149.63 Ft
(20,005.21 Lek)
21,020.84 Ft
(7,912.12 Lek)
     -60.45 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 249,799.51 Ft
(94,023.06 Lek)
109,184.55 Ft
(41,096.42 Lek)
     -56.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.87 5.23      +7.40 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:650209
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF