Cost of Living Comparison Between Albania and Italy Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Italy are 39.0% higher than in Albania (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Italy are 49.2% higher than in Albania
Rent Prices in Italy are 95.2% higher than in Albania
Restaurant Prices in Italy are 67.5% higher than in Albania
Groceries Prices in Italy are 39.5% higher than in Albania
Local Purchasing Power in Italy is 98.4% higher than in Albania
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Restaurants
Albania Edit Italy Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 850.00 Lek
(8.41 €)
1,515.52 Lek
(15.00 €)
     +78.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 Lek
(34.64 €)
6,062.08 Lek
(60.00 €)
     +73.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 Lek
(6.93 €)
1,010.35 Lek
(10.00 €)
     +44.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 205.71 Lek
(2.04 €)
505.17 Lek
(5.00 €)
     +145.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 Lek
(2.97 €)
454.66 Lek
(4.50 €)
     +51.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 156.70 Lek
(1.55 €)
160.00 Lek
(1.58 €)
     +2.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 146.47 Lek
(1.45 €)
244.80 Lek
(2.42 €)
     +67.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 71.44 Lek
(0.71 €)
113.64 Lek
(1.12 €)
     +59.1 %
Markets
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 651.94 Lek
(6.45 €)
559.70 Lek
(5.54 €)
     -14.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 74.28 Lek
(0.74 €)
182.81 Lek
(1.81 €)
     +146.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 83.78 Lek
(0.83 €)
119.20 Lek
(1.18 €)
     +42.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 311.00 Lek
(3.08 €)
346.54 Lek
(3.43 €)
     +11.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 433.43 Lek
(4.29 €)
602.55 Lek
(5.96 €)
     +39.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 311.20 Lek
(3.08 €)
490.75 Lek
(4.86 €)
     +57.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 550.51 Lek
(5.45 €)
789.64 Lek
(7.82 €)
     +43.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 56.35 Lek
(0.56 €)
93.41 Lek
(0.92 €)
     +65.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 97.79 Lek
(0.97 €)
85.78 Lek
(0.85 €)
     -12.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 65.20 Lek
(0.65 €)
103.43 Lek
(1.02 €)
     +58.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 66.98 Lek
(0.66 €)
128.76 Lek
(1.27 €)
     +92.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 42.98 Lek
(0.43 €)
71.81 Lek
(0.71 €)
     +67.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 44.69 Lek
(0.44 €)
67.45 Lek
(0.67 €)
     +50.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 95.90 Lek
(0.95 €)
131.14 Lek
(1.30 €)
     +36.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 60.05 Lek
(0.59 €)
44.21 Lek
(0.44 €)
     -26.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 Lek
(8.91 €)
606.21 Lek
(6.00 €)
     -32.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 123.31 Lek
(1.22 €)
151.70 Lek
(1.50 €)
     +23.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 177.20 Lek
(1.75 €)
208.27 Lek
(2.06 €)
     +17.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek
(3.46 €)
606.21 Lek
(6.00 €)
     +73.2 %
Transportation
Albania Edit Italy Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek
(0.40 €)
171.76 Lek
(1.70 €)
     +329.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek
(15.84 €)
3,536.22 Lek
(35.00 €)
     +121.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek
(2.97 €)
505.17 Lek
(5.00 €)
     +68.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek
(4.78 €)
243.90 Lek
(2.41 €)
     -49.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 Lek
(13.86 €)
3,012.86 Lek
(29.82 €)
     +115.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 735.56 Lek
(7.28 €)
688.72 Lek
(6.82 €)
     -6.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,300,000.00 Lek
(22,764.45 €)
2,525,868.21 Lek
(25,000.00 €)
     +9.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,335,111.71 Lek
(23,111.97 €)
2,725,551.31 Lek
(26,976.38 €)
     +16.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,541.53 Lek
(84.54 €)
20,199.71 Lek
(199.93 €)
     +136.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,522.68 Lek
(15.07 €)
1,285.40 Lek
(12.72 €)
     -15.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,633.56 Lek
(16.17 €)
2,783.82 Lek
(27.55 €)
     +70.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,819.02 Lek
(37.80 €)
4,884.24 Lek
(48.34 €)
     +27.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,719.31 Lek
(17.02 €)
2,028.96 Lek
(20.08 €)
     +18.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Lek
(7.92 €)
909.31 Lek
(9.00 €)
     +13.7 %
Childcare
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 19,749.13 Lek
(195.47 €)
52,624.28 Lek
(520.85 €)
     +166.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 390,640.49 Lek
(3,866.40 €)
932,121.06 Lek
(9,225.75 €)
     +138.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Albania Edit Italy Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,305.23 Lek
(52.51 €)
7,876.53 Lek
(77.96 €)
     +48.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,280.53 Lek
(42.37 €)
3,354.04 Lek
(33.20 €)
     -21.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,529.12 Lek
(84.42 €)
8,510.82 Lek
(84.24 €)
     -0.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,450.91 Lek
(113.34 €)
11,342.50 Lek
(112.26 €)
     -0.9 %
Rent Per Month
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 42,029.63 Lek
(415.99 €)
77,520.28 Lek
(767.26 €)
     +84.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 29,780.44 Lek
(294.75 €)
57,810.74 Lek
(572.19 €)
     +94.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 70,432.54 Lek
(697.11 €)
137,918.00 Lek
(1,365.06 €)
     +95.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 46,693.85 Lek
(462.16 €)
96,670.74 Lek
(956.81 €)
     +107.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,933.23 Lek
(167.60 €)
37,970.86 Lek
(375.82 €)
     +124.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,076.93 Lek
(99.74 €)
23,296.65 Lek
(230.58 €)
     +131.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Albania Edit Italy Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 53,914.74 Lek
(533.63 €)
159,627.75 Lek
(1,579.93 €)
     +196.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.57 4.80      -13.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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