Cost of Living in Albania

Summary of cost of living in Albania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 Lek 450.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 Lek 2,500.00-6,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 Lek 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 225.00 Lek 120.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 Lek 200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 157.85 Lek 80.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 148.83 Lek 100.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 72.70 Lek 50.00-103.53
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 656.28 Lek 454.25-783.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 77.26 Lek 46.96-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 82.02 Lek 45.36-117.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 313.76 Lek 192.00-420.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 445.09 Lek 272.16-635.03
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 304.77 Lek 149.69-417.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 537.81 Lek 362.87-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 54.40 Lek 31.75-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 97.08 Lek 63.50-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 64.06 Lek 36.29-127.01
Tomato (1 lb) 63.06 Lek 27.22-104.33
Potato (1 lb) 42.19 Lek 22.68-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 43.75 Lek 27.22-77.11
Lettuce (1 head) 98.64 Lek 30.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 60.44 Lek 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 Lek 450.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 120.22 Lek 80.00-166.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 168.41 Lek 100.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek 320.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-41.41
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 300.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek 241.40-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 Lek 550.00-2,070.55
Gasoline (1 gallon) 737.55 Lek 681.37-832.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,070,546.09 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,700,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,420,170.56 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,030.40 Lek 6,211.64-13,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,537.20 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,624.11 Lek 1,300.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,767.53 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,840.33 Lek 1,000.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Lek 600.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,942.24 Lek 10,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 370,734.00 Lek 180,000.00-828,218.44
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,993.01 Lek 2,500.00-9,577.93
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,158.59 Lek 2,000.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,446.26 Lek 4,500.00-13,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,555.74 Lek 4,200.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 41,801.72 Lek 25,000.00-62,116.38
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 29,552.66 Lek 18,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 73,159.75 Lek 35,000.00-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 44,768.34 Lek 25,000.00-75,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,319.47 Lek 8,199.93-30,777.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,050.54 Lek 5,574.14-14,426.88
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 52,480.89 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.19 3.50-7.50

Prices in Albania

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