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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 48.17% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 81.09% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 500.00-850.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,156.84 Lek 1,981.57-2,906.30
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 460.00 Lek 300.00-650.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 80.00-180.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 189.08 Lek 150.00-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.22 Lek 100.00-158.53
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 118.65 Lek 66.05-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.83 Lek 50.00-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 455.31 Lek 340.69-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 54.42 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.37 Lek 40.82-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 172.00 Lek 132.10-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 249.25 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 217.53 Lek 158.76-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 372.13 Lek 303.91-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 43.83 Lek 27.22-56.70
Banana (1 lb) 75.58 Lek 57.45-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 50.03 Lek 31.75-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 39.20 Lek 23.97-58.97
Potato (1 lb) 27.07 Lek 18.14-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.05 Lek 22.68-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 66.58 Lek 40.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.14 Lek 50.00-60.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 400.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 90.05 Lek 70.00-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 132.49 Lek 94.98-180.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 280.00-320.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,475.00 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 Lek 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 800.00-1,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 632.55 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,300,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,118,540.75 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,105.79 Lek 5,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.62 Lek 15.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,271.01 Lek 1,600.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,349.07 Lek 3,000.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 795.97 Lek 400.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 462.37-650.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,716.74 Lek 10,000.00-23,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 319,808.89 Lek 250,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,414.45 Lek 3,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,888.12 Lek 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,852.95 Lek 5,000.00-11,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,403.33 Lek 5,000.00-13,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 25,298.80 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,983.48 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,713.23 Lek 25,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,631.67 Lek 17,000.00-39,631.41
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,741.84 Lek 7,432.18-20,438.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,494.07 Lek 3,716.09-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,286.67 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.53 4.00-11.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2432 entries in the past 18 months from 178 different contributors.
Last update: February 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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