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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 49.04% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.61% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 607.01 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,200.00 Lek 1,800.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 494.33 Lek 300.00-650.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-180.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 180.00 Lek 138.94-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 133.22 Lek 100.00-151.57
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 Lek 69.47-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.89 Lek 48.00-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 455.71 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 54.77 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.30 Lek 36.29-80.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 165.92 Lek 140.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 244.51 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 213.56 Lek 136.08-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 365.34 Lek 303.91-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 43.88 Lek 27.22-57.29
Banana (1 lb) 75.46 Lek 54.43-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 52.24 Lek 36.29-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 38.66 Lek 22.68-54.43
Potato (1 lb) 27.34 Lek 18.14-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 25.56 Lek 18.14-37.89
Lettuce (1 head) 64.46 Lek 37.89-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.08 Lek 48.00-63.16
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 400.00-757.87
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 82.91 Lek 63.16-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 129.41 Lek 90.00-170.00
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) 1,515.74 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 222.34 Lek 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 700.00-1,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 641.35 Lek 598.10-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,042,070.95 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,399,920.98
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,111,511.63 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,526,232.61
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,233.83 Lek 5,052.47-10,625.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.99 Lek 15.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,404.10 Lek 1,515.74-3,789.35
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,271.10 Lek 3,000.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 635.29 Lek 378.93-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 500.00-600.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,705.05 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 327,700.19 Lek 227,360.94-540,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,312.44 Lek 3,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,828.30 Lek 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,075.08 Lek 5,000.00-10,870.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,224.58 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 27,442.74 Lek 13,894.28-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,228.01 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 53,049.42 Lek 25,000.00-100,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,863.89 Lek 17,683.63-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,676.12 Lek 7,432.18-23,225.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,452.09 Lek 3,251.58-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,911.32 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.34 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: June 2018
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