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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 53.71% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 82.67% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 650.00 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) 400.00 Lek 200.00-550.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 113.74 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 175.00 Lek 134.35-201.52
Cappuccino (regular) 134.92 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 110.92 Lek 60.00-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 54.81 Lek 40.00-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 452.13 Lek 340.69-508.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 57.25 Lek 36.29-80.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.72 Lek 40.82-72.57
Eggs (12) 157.75 Lek 120.00-228.39
Local Cheese (1 lb) 232.29 Lek 181.44-304.70
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 200.97 Lek 131.54-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 365.03 Lek 272.16-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 44.30 Lek 31.75-56.70
Banana (1 lb) 75.80 Lek 54.50-91.41
Oranges (1 lb) 47.23 Lek 34.74-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 42.14 Lek 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 27.52 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.07 Lek 18.28-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 69.45 Lek 50.00-110.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.04 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 575.00 Lek 350.00-806.09
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 91.34 Lek 67.17-120.16
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 136.08 Lek 90.00-200.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,271.75 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 284.35 Lek 201.52-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,343.49 Lek 671.75-1,700.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 628.82 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,810,000.00 Lek 1,400,000.00-2,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,100,000.00 Lek 1,500,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,120.85 Lek 5,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 24.56 Lek 15.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,039.62 Lek 1,500.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,135.13 Lek 2,500.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 759.81 Lek 400.00-1,343.49
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 400.00-600.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,025.39 Lek 13,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 286,539.61 Lek 250,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,553.67 Lek 3,358.73-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,184.48 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,747.97 Lek 5,500.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,455.61 Lek 5,500.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,663.32 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,945.83 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 45,351.23 Lek 25,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,754.27 Lek 17,000.00-38,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,156.79 Lek 6,967.67-20,141.21
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,143.44 Lek 3,901.90-9,754.74
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 34,810.85 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.00 5.00-10.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2279 entries in the past 18 months from 167 different contributors.
Last update: May 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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