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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 56.90% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 84.33% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 642.20 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,186.16 Lek 1,500.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 Lek 250.00-550.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 Lek 80.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.15 Lek 122.97-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 132.11 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.28 Lek 68.32-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 51.99 Lek 40.00-68.32
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 456.01 Lek 378.54-517.22
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.45 Lek 45.36-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.14 Lek 40.82-68.04
Eggs (12) 152.68 Lek 120.00-204.95
Local Cheese (1 lb) 228.65 Lek 185.93-291.30
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 197.66 Lek 136.08-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 356.35 Lek 272.16-433.84
Apples (1 lb) 45.84 Lek 36.29-58.26
Banana (1 lb) 76.28 Lek 61.98-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 47.10 Lek 36.29-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 41.14 Lek 27.22-58.97
Potato (1 lb) 27.52 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.62 Lek 21.07-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 73.84 Lek 50.00-109.31
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.42 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 350.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 96.72 Lek 68.32-128.44
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 140.40 Lek 95.64-200.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-310.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,366.35 Lek 1,155.96-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 204.95-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,433.18 Lek 700.00-1,926.60
Gasoline (1 gallon) 620.18 Lek 571.60-672.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,748,128.15 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 7,368.94 Lek 5,600.00-9,564.46
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 24.32 Lek 16.40-30.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,050.16 Lek 1,500.00-2,568.80
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,215.30 Lek 2,732.70-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 811.74 Lek 500.00-1,366.35
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 400.00-570.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,533.91 Lek 4,000.00-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,141.66 Lek 3,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,588.60 Lek 6,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,220.80 Lek 5,500.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 25,670.37 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,339.38 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,889.71 Lek 30,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,115.39 Lek 20,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,957.46 Lek 7,432.18-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,970.32 Lek 4,442.80-8,268.30
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 34,971.10 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.36 5.50-10.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2019 entries in the past 18 months from 156 different contributors.
Last update: January, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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