Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Tirana 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tirana are 26.6% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tirana are 5.0% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Tirana are 35.9% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Tirana are 20.3% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Tirana are 41.1% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Tirana is 49.0% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(833.28 Lek)
960.06 руб
(1,000.00 Lek)
     +20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,800.00 руб
(3,958.08 Lek)
4,800.31 руб
(5,000.00 Lek)
     +26.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 405.00 руб
(421.85 Lek)
720.05 руб
(750.00 Lek)
     +77.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(312.48 Lek)
240.02 руб
(250.00 Lek)
     -20.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(312.48 Lek)
336.02 руб
(350.00 Lek)
     +12.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 231.19 руб
(240.81 Lek)
165.59 руб
(172.48 Lek)
     -28.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 92.60 руб
(96.45 Lek)
144.93 руб
(150.96 Lek)
     +56.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.79 руб
(54.99 Lek)
74.86 руб
(77.98 Lek)
     +41.8 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 322.57 руб
(335.99 Lek)
675.61 руб
(703.72 Lek)
     +109.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.94 руб
(53.06 Lek)
83.17 руб
(86.63 Lek)
     +63.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.41 руб
(57.71 Lek)
82.86 руб
(86.31 Lek)
     +49.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 146.65 руб
(152.75 Lek)
341.85 руб
(356.07 Lek)
     +133.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 379.17 руб
(394.95 Lek)
495.79 руб
(516.41 Lek)
     +30.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 184.83 руб
(192.52 Lek)
314.08 руб
(327.15 Lek)
     +69.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 358.04 руб
(372.94 Lek)
540.33 руб
(562.81 Lek)
     +50.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 54.19 руб
(56.44 Lek)
54.69 руб
(56.97 Lek)
     +0.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 55.68 руб
(57.99 Lek)
94.80 руб
(98.75 Lek)
     +70.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 73.20 руб
(76.24 Lek)
70.91 руб
(73.86 Lek)
     -3.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 109.20 руб
(113.74 Lek)
64.16 руб
(66.82 Lek)
     -41.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.27 руб
(20.07 Lek)
42.60 руб
(44.37 Lek)
     +121.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.41 руб
(20.22 Lek)
44.92 руб
(46.79 Lek)
     +131.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 101.96 руб
(106.21 Lek)
99.85 руб
(104.00 Lek)
     -2.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.61 руб
(54.80 Lek)
61.16 руб
(63.70 Lek)
     +16.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(624.96 Lek)
960.06 руб
(1,000.00 Lek)
     +60.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 73.92 руб
(76.99 Lek)
117.19 руб
(122.07 Lek)
     +58.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 159.79 руб
(166.43 Lek)
156.06 руб
(162.56 Lek)
     -2.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 220.00 руб
(229.15 Lek)
336.02 руб
(350.00 Lek)
     +52.7 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 56.00 руб
(58.33 Lek)
38.40 руб
(40.00 Lek)
     -31.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(2,843.57 Lek)
1,536.10 руб
(1,600.00 Lek)
     -43.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(208.32 Lek)
288.02 руб
(300.00 Lek)
     +44.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 руб
(75.43 Lek)
463.52 руб
(482.80 Lek)
     +540.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(562.46 Lek)
1,248.08 руб
(1,300.00 Lek)
     +131.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 209.73 руб
(218.45 Lek)
696.67 руб
(725.65 Lek)
     +232.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(3,124,799.70 Lek)
2,208,141.53 руб
(2,300,000.00 Lek)
     -26.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,927,720.32 руб
(3,049,513.19 Lek)
2,377,664.81 руб
(2,476,575.43 Lek)
     -18.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,133.90 руб
(10,555.47 Lek)
9,629.82 руб
(10,030.42 Lek)
     -5.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 572.45 руб
(596.26 Lek)
1,459.97 руб
(1,520.70 Lek)
     +155.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 525.14 руб
(546.99 Lek)
1,564.12 руб
(1,629.19 Lek)
     +197.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,122.14 руб
(3,252.02 Lek)
3,961.26 руб
(4,126.05 Lek)
     +26.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,361.11 руб
(2,459.33 Lek)
2,047.30 руб
(2,132.47 Lek)
     -13.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(520.80 Lek)
768.05 руб
(800.00 Lek)
     +53.6 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,002.49 руб
(43,749.79 Lek)
21,097.49 руб
(21,975.14 Lek)
     -49.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 991,790.58 руб
(1,033,048.97 Lek)
409,572.56 руб
(426,610.74 Lek)
     -58.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,923.25 руб
(8,252.86 Lek)
5,143.68 руб
(5,357.66 Lek)
     -35.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,866.67 руб
(4,027.52 Lek)
4,106.32 руб
(4,277.14 Lek)
     +6.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,219.30 руб
(10,644.42 Lek)
8,393.13 руб
(8,742.29 Lek)
     -17.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,425.53 руб
(9,817.63 Lek)
10,378.25 руб
(10,809.98 Lek)
     +10.1 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,246.75 руб
(77,335.41 Lek)
49,824.17 руб
(51,896.85 Lek)
     -32.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,398.77 руб
(46,245.75 Lek)
33,637.63 руб
(35,036.95 Lek)
     -24.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 161,901.96 руб
(168,637.07 Lek)
96,562.82 руб
(100,579.82 Lek)
     -40.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 86,814.81 руб
(90,426.30 Lek)
55,277.27 руб
(57,576.80 Lek)
     -36.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,057.00 руб
(47,972.97 Lek)
23,337.35 руб
(24,308.18 Lek)
     -49.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,061.75 руб
(27,145.92 Lek)
11,962.55 руб
(12,460.19 Lek)
     -54.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Tirana Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 106,624.05 руб
(111,059.60 Lek)
57,115.83 руб
(59,491.84 Lek)
     -46.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.38 5.39      -56.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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