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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 50.06% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 81.82% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 650.00 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,200.00 Lek 1,800.00-2,939.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 455.00 Lek 300.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 145.00 Lek 80.00-170.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Lek 146.98-200.43
Cappuccino (regular) 138.01 Lek 100.00-160.35
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 119.57 Lek 66.81-150.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 54.95 Lek 46.77-80.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 463.83 Lek 340.69-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 57.07 Lek 36.29-72.73
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.65 Lek 40.82-80.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 162.19 Lek 120.00-213.79
Local Cheese (1 lb) 252.88 Lek 199.58-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 213.87 Lek 158.76-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 370.71 Lek 303.91-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 44.92 Lek 31.75-56.70
Banana (1 lb) 77.40 Lek 60.61-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 49.80 Lek 36.29-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 38.62 Lek 24.24-58.97
Potato (1 lb) 26.34 Lek 18.18-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 25.83 Lek 18.18-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 70.69 Lek 40.09-133.62
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.76 Lek 50.00-60.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 Lek 400.86-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 88.29 Lek 70.00-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 133.97 Lek 93.53-200.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 300.00 Lek 267.24-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,475.00 Lek 1,000.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,336.21 Lek 700.00-1,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 631.41 Lek 590.52-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,200,000.00 Lek 1,500,000.00-2,772,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,225,665.50 Lek 1,700,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,945.06 Lek 5,000.00-10,625.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 23.65 Lek 15.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,244.47 Lek 1,603.46-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,293.37 Lek 2,672.43-4,008.64
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 672.34 Lek 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Lek 454.31-650.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 16,197.68 Lek 12,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 330,756.59 Lek 250,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,288.39 Lek 3,500.00-7,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,991.03 Lek 2,806.05-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,605.52 Lek 5,000.00-11,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,014.78 Lek 5,000.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 23,493.00 Lek 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,516.92 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 46,327.01 Lek 25,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,144.79 Lek 20,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,284.21 Lek 7,432.18-20,141.21
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,436.13 Lek 3,901.90-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,236.52 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 6.55 4.00-9.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 2298 entries in the past 18 months from 166 different contributors.
Last update: November 2017
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