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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 47.37% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.60% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 623.33 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,200.00 Lek 1,939.97-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 491.46 Lek 258.66-650.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 90.53-180.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 180.00 Lek 142.26-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 135.86 Lek 100.00-155.20
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 118.33 Lek 64.67-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.46 Lek 47.85-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 450.61 Lek 342.70-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.75 Lek 36.66-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 56.08 Lek 40.82-72.57
Eggs (regular) (12) 167.52 Lek 132.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 241.41 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 214.22 Lek 136.08-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 367.46 Lek 303.91-452.66
Apples (1 lb) 44.00 Lek 29.33-56.70
Banana (1 lb) 75.17 Lek 56.28-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 50.85 Lek 31.75-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 38.94 Lek 22.68-58.97
Potato (1 lb) 27.07 Lek 18.14-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 25.76 Lek 18.14-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 64.59 Lek 38.80-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 50.33 Lek 48.00-60.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 400.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 87.93 Lek 65.79-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 129.95 Lek 90.53-180.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 260.00-320.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,525.99 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 224.77 Lek 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 800.00-1,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 635.77 Lek 587.49-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,551,975.53-2,457,294.59
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,094,140.67 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,586,625.88
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,194.55 Lek 5,173.25-10,625.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 22.77 Lek 12.93-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,333.20 Lek 1,600.00-3,600.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,368.93 Lek 2,974.62-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 623.47 Lek 387.99-1,551.01
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 460.00-646.66
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,953.73 Lek 8,000.00-23,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 314,599.08 Lek 232,796.33-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,442.15 Lek 3,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,967.07 Lek 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,299.33 Lek 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,634.72 Lek 5,000.00-13,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 27,255.81 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,341.68 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 48,504.69 Lek 23,926.29-90,531.91
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,939.23 Lek 18,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,517.21 Lek 7,432.18-20,438.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,640.96 Lek 3,716.09-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,454.68 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.25 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2699 entries in the past 18 months from 176 different contributors.
Last update: April 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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