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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 56.22% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 83.82% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,031.11 Lek 1,500.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 Lek 200.00-541.63
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Lek 121.87-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 135.30 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.48 Lek 60.00-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 53.20 Lek 40.00-70.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 456.06 Lek 340.69-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.34 Lek 40.82-90.62
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.15 Lek 40.82-77.11
Eggs (12) 152.16 Lek 120.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 232.79 Lek 181.44-307.10
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 197.19 Lek 131.54-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 355.16 Lek 272.16-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 45.67 Lek 31.75-61.42
Banana (1 lb) 76.07 Lek 55.28-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 46.86 Lek 31.75-77.11
Tomato (1 lb) 41.00 Lek 27.22-67.56
Potato (1 lb) 27.39 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.56 Lek 18.43-40.82
Lettuce (1 head) 73.51 Lek 49.95-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.23 Lek 50.00-81.24
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 350.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 95.57 Lek 67.70-124.87
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 139.65 Lek 90.00-200.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 249.73-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,427.04 Lek 700.00-1,873.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 619.91 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,740,148.32 Lek 1,200,000.00-2,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,260,000.00 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,292.07 Lek 5,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 24.26 Lek 15.00-34.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,042.72 Lek 1,500.00-2,708.15
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,102.44 Lek 2,500.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 806.94 Lek 400.00-1,800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 400.00-541.63
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,655.56 Lek 15,000.00-20,311.12
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 270,814.87 Lek
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,527.18 Lek 3,385.19-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,127.33 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,575.03 Lek 5,416.30-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,206.69 Lek 5,416.30-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 25,591.08 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,475.82 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,728.76 Lek 27,081.49-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,013.65 Lek 18,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,864.64 Lek 7,432.18-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,805.74 Lek 4,180.60-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 34,854.47 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.23 5.00-11.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2017 entries in the past 18 months from 161 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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