Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 300.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00-686.38
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 216.82 Lek 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.13 Lek 80.08-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 132.27 Lek 96.36-180.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 65.03 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 486.60 Lek 378.54-605.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 63.44 Lek 45.36-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 60.94 Lek 38.25-86.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 216.11 Lek 140.00-318.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 278.89 Lek 181.44-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 231.17 Lek 90.72-317.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 396.85 Lek 273.18-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 46.59 Lek 22.68-81.96
Banana (1 lb) 79.44 Lek 45.36-131.54
Oranges (1 lb) 55.52 Lek 27.22-99.79
Tomato (1 lb) 53.21 Lek 22.68-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 34.98 Lek 18.14-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 32.38 Lek 18.14-49.90
Lettuce (1 head) 78.50 Lek 30.00-155.72
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.78 Lek 45.00-80.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 711.36 Lek 400.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 98.93 Lek 70.00-180.68
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 149.22 Lek 90.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 330.00 Lek 300.00-380.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-60.23
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 200.00-361.36
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek 241.40-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 700.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 722.91 Lek 605.67-908.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,409,068.34
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,309,016.09 Lek 1,830,346.53-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,420.40 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.67 Lek 7.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,948.14 Lek 1,500.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,454.41 Lek 2,200.00-4,818.14
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,457.95 Lek 700.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Lek 460.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,878.15 Lek 7,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 297,871.54 Lek 150,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,627.74 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,559.85 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,201.16 Lek 4,818.14-12,045.34
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,978.88 Lek 5,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 36,536.79 Lek 18,000.00-60,226.71
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,253.28 Lek 10,000.00-36,136.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 63,995.74 Lek 30,000.00-120,453.42
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 38,789.10 Lek 17,000.00-72,272.05
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,252.59 Lek 7,246.38-28,535.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,628.55 Lek 5,109.62-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,481.25 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.80 3.50-7.00

Prices in Albania

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