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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 49.81% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 79.80% 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 2,200.00 Lek 1,891.97-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 300.00-650.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-170.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 180.00 Lek 138.74-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 132.07 Lek 100.00-151.36
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 117.42 Lek 63.07-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.44 Lek 47.93-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 459.02 Lek 378.54-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 54.07 Lek 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 56.73 Lek 36.29-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 169.09 Lek 140.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 246.91 Lek 181.44-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 219.44 Lek 154.47-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 373.47 Lek 303.91-441.46
Apples (1 lb) 44.37 Lek 28.61-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 77.21 Lek 57.21-100.00
Oranges (1 lb) 52.94 Lek 36.29-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 39.84 Lek 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 27.53 Lek 18.14-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.07 Lek 22.68-38.56
Lettuce (1 head) 67.47 Lek 30.00-126.13
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.01 Lek 50.00-60.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 400.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 87.16 Lek 65.79-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 132.96 Lek 100.00-180.00
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) 1,513.57 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 250.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 222.20 Lek 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 700.00-1,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 646.46 Lek 605.67-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,040,582.69 Lek 1,513,574.83-2,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,085,623.03 Lek 1,600,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,534.78 Lek 5,666.67-10,928.57
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.62 Lek 12.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,405.35 Lek 1,700.00-3,783.94
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,262.74 Lek 3,000.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 774.21 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 460.00-630.66
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,171.46 Lek 10,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 325,894.10 Lek 227,036.22-480,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,431.96 Lek 3,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,822.92 Lek 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,291.83 Lek 5,000.00-11,351.81
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,752.52 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,242.70 Lek 15,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,574.07 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,950.12 Lek 25,000.00-99,643.68
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 29,623.10 Lek 18,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,513.07 Lek 8,149.32-23,225.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,588.42 Lek 3,716.09-8,268.30
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,627.16 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.99 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: August 2018
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