Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 45.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Albania is, on average, 78.27% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 300.00-990.04
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,000.00-4,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00-618.78
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 247.51 Lek 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 138.56 Lek 90.00-170.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 128.14 Lek 80.00-160.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 63.13 Lek 50.00-100.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 483.11 Lek 378.54-643.52
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 61.85 Lek 40.82-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 62.94 Lek 36.29-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 196.92 Lek 140.00-288.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 280.84 Lek 181.44-392.94
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 237.50 Lek 113.40-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 391.76 Lek 294.84-561.34
Apples (1 lb) 48.00 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 74.86 Lek 50.26-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 60.33 Lek 31.75-112.27
Tomato (1 lb) 48.42 Lek 22.68-72.57
Potato (1 lb) 32.43 Lek 18.14-56.13
Onion (1 lb) 31.97 Lek 18.14-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 87.23 Lek 37.13-150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 57.55 Lek 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 89.99 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 140.15 Lek 99.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 260.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 37.13-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 199.16-563.27
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 651.97 Lek 582.95-707.87
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) 2,156,858.79 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 8,399.48 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.67 Lek 12.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,135.85 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,400.97 Lek 2,500.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,290.04 Lek 800.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Lek 460.00-800.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,892.11 Lek 9,900.41-28,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 341,828.47 Lek 150,000.00-742,530.85
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,956.67 Lek 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,665.43 Lek 1,939.20-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,651.30 Lek 4,000.00-12,799.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,968.51 Lek 5,000.00-16,899.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,613.55 Lek 20,000.00-46,905.36
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,646.01 Lek 12,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 57,457.23 Lek 31,660.00-100,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,286.21 Lek 20,000.00-61,877.57
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,165.19 Lek 7,720.99-27,870.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,716.45 Lek 4,903.18-11,148.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 41,782.87 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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Last update: November 2020
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