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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 49.22% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.20% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 497.73-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Lek 1,990.91-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 497.73 Lek 330.03-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 186.65 Lek 125.00-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 139.01 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 120.29 Lek 70.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 59.10 Lek 50.00-90.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 444.15 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.09 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.57 Lek 39.10-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 173.79 Lek 140.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 251.38 Lek 181.44-317.52
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 228.79 Lek 163.29-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 369.54 Lek 312.84-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 41.98 Lek 27.22-54.43
Banana (1 lb) 74.14 Lek 56.44-99.79
Oranges (1 lb) 51.03 Lek 36.29-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 40.58 Lek 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 28.23 Lek 22.68-37.33
Onion (1 lb) 25.80 Lek 22.68-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 68.63 Lek 37.33-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.84 Lek 49.77-66.01
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 622.16 Lek 450.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 86.40 Lek 70.00-131.97
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 131.74 Lek 100.00-180.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.00-340.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 248.86-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Lek 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 800.00-1,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 663.34 Lek 624.59-700.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,772,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,010,547.13 Lek 1,500,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,772.14 Lek 6,000.00-12,101.10
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.15 Lek 12.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,283.74 Lek 1,500.00-3,600.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,360.48 Lek 3,000.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 819.27 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 497.73-700.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,184.58 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 268,354.03 Lek 149,318.46-480,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,328.93 Lek 3,000.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,777.58 Lek 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,514.45 Lek 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,531.30 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 30,466.87 Lek 15,000.00-42,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,483.90 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 55,832.22 Lek 27,000.00-87,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,519.69 Lek 18,701.70-45,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,595.51 Lek 8,009.21-23,120.04
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,890.24 Lek 4,046.01-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,010.79 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.70 4.00-8.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: February 2019
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