Cost of Living in Albania

Summary about cost of living in Albania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 350.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,800.00 Lek 2,000.00-4,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 246.96 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 138.79 Lek 98.78-160.52
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 126.44 Lek 80.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 61.55 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 480.71 Lek 378.54-643.52
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 62.29 Lek 45.36-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 63.08 Lek 36.61-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 198.73 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 270.05 Lek 181.44-385.55
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 227.98 Lek 113.40-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 392.73 Lek 317.52-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 46.20 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 74.96 Lek 48.81-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 58.26 Lek 28.00-100.82
Tomato (1 lb) 48.37 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 30.71 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 29.88 Lek 18.14-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 85.67 Lek 37.04-150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 57.22 Lek 50.00-98.78
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 93.44 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 144.11 Lek 80.71-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 260.00-380.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 623.94 Lek 548.88-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,144,633.96 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,293.58 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.34 Lek 10.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,226.74 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,304.11 Lek 2,200.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,333.61 Lek 1,000.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Lek 414.50-987.84
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,614.20 Lek 9,878.44-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 304,623.31 Lek 150,000.00-611,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,907.68 Lek 2,000.00-9,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,626.47 Lek 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,872.60 Lek 4,000.00-12,799.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,608.88 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,662.53 Lek 15,000.00-48,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,279.35 Lek 10,000.00-31,087.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 53,012.10 Lek 27,000.00-110,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 32,463.56 Lek 18,000.00-60,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,989.04 Lek 6,503.16-28,679.06
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,480.96 Lek 4,645.11-10,324.46
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 41,585.30 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 3.70-7.32

Prices in Albania

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