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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 56.98% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 84.21% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,030.33 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) 150.00 Lek 121.82-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 133.24 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.30 Lek 60.00-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 52.70 Lek 40.00-80.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 456.39 Lek 340.69-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.38 Lek 40.82-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.15 Lek 40.82-77.11
Eggs (12) 152.25 Lek 120.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 230.14 Lek 181.44-306.98
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 197.23 Lek 131.54-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 355.65 Lek 272.16-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 45.72 Lek 31.75-61.40
Banana (1 lb) 76.17 Lek 55.26-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 46.97 Lek 31.75-77.11
Tomato (1 lb) 41.06 Lek 27.22-67.54
Potato (1 lb) 27.45 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.55 Lek 18.42-40.82
Lettuce (1 head) 73.57 Lek 50.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.32 Lek 50.00-81.21
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 350.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 96.50 Lek 67.68-127.51
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 139.99 Lek 90.00-200.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,353.55 Lek 1,147.62-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 203.03-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,426.78 Lek 700.00-1,912.70
Gasoline (1 gallon) 620.66 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,739,809.92 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 7,367.59 Lek 5,075.83-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 24.26 Lek 15.00-34.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,047.49 Lek 1,500.00-2,707.11
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,110.07 Lek 2,500.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 809.54 Lek 400.00-1,800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 400.00-541.42
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,526.90 Lek 3,383.88-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,131.87 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,574.45 Lek 5,414.21-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,206.09 Lek 5,414.21-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 25,631.27 Lek 15,000.00-40,606.61
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,309.76 Lek 10,000.00-20,303.31
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,791.90 Lek 27,071.07-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,058.26 Lek 18,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,936.25 Lek 7,107.76-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,955.91 Lek 4,180.60-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 35,243.40 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.23 5.00-11.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 1990 entries in the past 18 months from 156 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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