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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 50.56% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 82.31% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 625.00 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,200.00 Lek 1,500.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.86 Lek 250.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 131.95 Lek 80.00-160.69
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Lek 133.91-200.86
Cappuccino (regular) 135.25 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 111.24 Lek 60.00-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 54.17 Lek 46.87-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 461.57 Lek 378.54-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 57.10 Lek 36.29-80.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.78 Lek 40.82-78.96
Eggs (regular) (12) 158.97 Lek 120.00-225.98
Local Cheese (1 lb) 243.14 Lek 182.22-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 205.90 Lek 151.85-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 362.48 Lek 272.16-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 45.58 Lek 36.29-60.74
Banana (1 lb) 78.55 Lek 54.67-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 48.31 Lek 31.75-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 39.91 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 27.00 Lek 18.14-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.03 Lek 20.65-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 68.51 Lek 40.17-110.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 53.26 Lek 49.55-65.62
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 401.73-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 90.05 Lek 66.95-120.52
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 140.71 Lek 93.74-200.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 265.14-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,400.00 Lek 900.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 267.82 Lek 200.86-338.97
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 227.30-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 669.54-1,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 629.16 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,339,088.37-2,544,267.90
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,200,959.17 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,678,176.74
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,830.39 Lek 5,000.00-10,625.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.79 Lek 15.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,168.54 Lek 1,500.00-2,999.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,251.27 Lek 2,500.00-4,017.27
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 664.77 Lek 400.00-1,339.09
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 401.73-600.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 16,155.67 Lek 12,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 319,431.63 Lek 250,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,213.01 Lek 3,000.00-7,909.30
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,068.37 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,688.04 Lek 5,356.35-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,980.27 Lek 5,000.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,681.26 Lek 14,729.97-35,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,961.93 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,686.08 Lek 25,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,041.70 Lek 17,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,242.01 Lek 7,432.18-19,509.48
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,193.65 Lek 3,716.09-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 36,335.23 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.57 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2497 entries in the past 18 months from 174 different contributors.
Last update: September 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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