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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 48.57% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.26% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 500.00-850.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,225.14 Lek 1,875.23-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 350.00-625.08
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-200.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 187.52 Lek 140.00-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 135.53 Lek 100.00-150.02
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 117.63 Lek 68.76-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 57.02 Lek 47.51-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 457.68 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 54.59 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.45 Lek 36.29-80.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 172.20 Lek 140.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 249.24 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 228.63 Lek 158.76-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 369.03 Lek 303.91-437.55
Apples (1 lb) 44.19 Lek 28.35-56.71
Banana (1 lb) 77.03 Lek 54.43-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 53.07 Lek 36.29-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 41.35 Lek 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 27.81 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 25.91 Lek 22.68-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 65.67 Lek 37.50-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.09 Lek 50.00-62.51
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 625.08 Lek 437.55-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 86.41 Lek 65.79-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 131.78 Lek 90.00-180.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 250.03-330.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 197.16 Lek 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 875.11-1,875.23
Gasoline (1 gallon) 651.61 Lek 613.24-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,025,252.68 Lek 1,500,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,636.38 Lek 6,000.00-10,816.12
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.23 Lek 12.00-30.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,360.20 Lek 1,700.00-3,750.46
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,288.92 Lek 3,000.00-4,000.49
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 762.33 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 500.00-600.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,260.48 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 302,978.45 Lek 150,018.43-480,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,664.57 Lek 3,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,783.24 Lek 2,500.00-5,000.61
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,628.85 Lek 5,000.61-11,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,358.51 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,388.74 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 17,085.36 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,600.27 Lek 25,000.00-87,510.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,028.71 Lek 20,000.00-45,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,254.27 Lek 7,432.18-23,225.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,746.70 Lek 3,716.09-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,206.67 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.96 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 3241 entries in the past 18 months from 217 different contributors.
Last update: October 2018
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