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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 49.60% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.20% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 400.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Lek 2,000.00-3,098.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 350.00-619.65
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 195.00 Lek 123.93-300.00
Cappuccino (regular) 141.98 Lek 110.95-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 117.78 Lek 74.36-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 58.42 Lek 50.00-100.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 471.72 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 61.41 Lek 45.36-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 56.61 Lek 36.29-70.31
Eggs (regular) (12) 175.95 Lek 144.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 271.40 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 229.33 Lek 151.78-281.07
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 369.38 Lek 317.52-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 43.72 Lek 31.75-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 70.27 Lek 54.43-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 53.74 Lek 36.29-77.11
Tomato (1 lb) 46.06 Lek 36.29-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 30.48 Lek 22.68-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 29.57 Lek 22.68-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 80.04 Lek 37.18-149.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 53.23 Lek 50.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 500.00-991.44
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 89.80 Lek 70.00-131.44
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 127.16 Lek 90.00-170.00
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) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 Lek 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 900.00-1,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 668.27 Lek 635.95-700.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,499,999.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,995,435.83 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,989.97 Lek 6,000.00-12,393.01
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.78 Lek 12.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,270.15 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,418.41 Lek 2,773.75-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,053.66 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 521.00 Lek 500.00-700.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,374.73 Lek 8,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 267,303.58 Lek 150,000.00-495,720.25
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,800.10 Lek 3,000.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,759.79 Lek 2,026.11-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,531.43 Lek 5,000.00-14,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,714.74 Lek 5,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,468.60 Lek 15,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,572.51 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,191.05 Lek 30,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 32,678.59 Lek 20,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,602.88 Lek 8,067.02-23,225.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,208.64 Lek 4,459.31-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,410.82 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.38 4.00-8.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: October 2019
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