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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 48.20% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 78.65% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 550.00 Lek 400.00-750.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Lek 2,000.00-3,050.61
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 350.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 Lek 125.00-300.00
Cappuccino (regular) 139.32 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 119.57 Lek 70.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 60.02 Lek 50.00-100.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 464.80 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 59.57 Lek 38.74-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 54.70 Lek 36.29-72.57
Eggs (regular) (12) 175.97 Lek 144.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 264.84 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 228.37 Lek 163.29-276.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 365.00 Lek 288.03-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 43.18 Lek 27.67-63.50
Banana (1 lb) 71.28 Lek 54.43-99.79
Oranges (1 lb) 51.49 Lek 36.29-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 43.29 Lek 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.35 Lek 22.68-44.28
Onion (1 lb) 27.69 Lek 22.68-38.74
Lettuce (1 head) 77.93 Lek 36.61-148.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.89 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 500.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 90.34 Lek 70.00-140.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 130.82 Lek 90.00-180.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-340.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 167.67 Lek 136.79-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 900.00-1,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 665.75 Lek 635.95-697.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,549,999.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,061,941.35 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,014.48 Lek 6,000.00-12,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 24.28 Lek 10.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,285.85 Lek 1,500.00-3,600.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,387.75 Lek 2,709.21-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,023.97 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 460.00-700.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,423.25 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 278,879.22 Lek 150,000.00-488,097.44
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,308.69 Lek 3,000.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,832.55 Lek 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,665.28 Lek 5,500.00-12,799.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,236.31 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,062.46 Lek 15,000.00-42,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,972.46 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 57,088.81 Lek 30,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 32,321.14 Lek 20,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,378.92 Lek 8,825.72-23,225.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,139.49 Lek 4,645.11-8,825.72
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,843.86 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.27 4.00-7.32

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 4172 entries in the past 18 months from 285 different contributors.
Last update: July 2019
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