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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 48.44% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.04% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 494.53-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,472.66 Lek 1,854.49-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 494.53 Lek 350.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 185.45 Lek 150.00-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 138.15 Lek 100.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 117.77 Lek 70.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 60.10 Lek 50.00-90.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 447.21 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 55.39 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.53 Lek 39.10-80.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 173.81 Lek 140.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 250.87 Lek 181.44-317.52
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 228.77 Lek 168.24-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 368.42 Lek 303.91-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 43.15 Lek 31.75-56.08
Banana (1 lb) 75.33 Lek 56.08-99.79
Oranges (1 lb) 52.28 Lek 36.29-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 41.19 Lek 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 28.14 Lek 22.68-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 25.78 Lek 22.68-37.09
Lettuce (1 head) 68.55 Lek 37.09-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.93 Lek 49.45-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 618.16 Lek 500.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 85.18 Lek 65.79-120.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 133.59 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) 1,500.00 Lek 1,197.08-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Lek 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 800.00-1,854.49
Gasoline (1 gallon) 663.08 Lek 624.59-700.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,019,071.67 Lek 1,500,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,889.05 Lek 6,000.00-12,363.28
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.98 Lek 15.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,379.09 Lek 1,600.00-3,708.98
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,374.39 Lek 3,000.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 795.03 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 500.00-700.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,541.74 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 282,113.26 Lek 148,359.32-480,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,709.44 Lek 3,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,838.48 Lek 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,672.55 Lek 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,720.38 Lek 6,000.00-16,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 30,400.91 Lek 17,000.00-44,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,306.35 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 55,976.07 Lek 27,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,069.47 Lek 18,500.27-47,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,493.17 Lek 8,040.03-22,971.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,806.06 Lek 4,020.02-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,886.82 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.82 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: December 2018
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