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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 51.91% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 81.85% 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 1,600.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 Lek 229.83-550.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 Lek 70.00-158.75
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 160.00 Lek 132.29-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 135.53 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 113.36 Lek 60.00-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.21 Lek 40.00-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 450.83 Lek 340.69-511.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.35 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.14 Lek 40.82-72.57
Eggs (regular) (12) 156.79 Lek 120.00-200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 230.81 Lek 167.83-317.52
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 204.38 Lek 136.08-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 363.70 Lek 272.16-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 44.05 Lek 36.00-54.43
Banana (1 lb) 76.49 Lek 54.43-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 46.79 Lek 31.75-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 40.66 Lek 24.00-66.01
Potato (1 lb) 27.02 Lek 18.14-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 25.96 Lek 20.40-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 69.18 Lek 50.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 53.50 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 562.28 Lek 396.87-793.73
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 89.33 Lek 66.14-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 134.00 Lek 92.60-200.00
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) 1,261.45 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-344.74
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 231.17-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,322.89 Lek 700.00-1,700.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 627.69 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,852,048.13 Lek 1,400,000.00-2,270,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,098,042.16 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,656.36 Lek 5,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 24.40 Lek 15.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,080.39 Lek 1,500.00-2,645.78
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,234.54 Lek 2,500.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 706.50 Lek 400.00-1,322.89
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 396.87-600.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 16,488.35 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 285,715.66 Lek 250,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,335.36 Lek 3,307.23-7,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,037.13 Lek 3,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,645.03 Lek 5,291.57-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,337.04 Lek 5,500.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,346.46 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,886.56 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 45,996.33 Lek 25,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,918.32 Lek 17,000.00-38,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,747.03 Lek 7,432.18-24,154.59
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,860.35 Lek 3,901.90-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,754.12 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.72 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2406 entries in the past 18 months from 173 different contributors.
Last update: July 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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