Cost of Living in Albania

Summary of cost of living in Albania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 Lek 2,700.00-7,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 Lek 600.00-802.83
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 240.00 Lek 120.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 Lek 200.71-450.00
Cappuccino (regular) 160.12 Lek 80.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 150.15 Lek 100.00-230.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 74.32 Lek 50.00-117.15
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 662.45 Lek 511.03-757.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 76.07 Lek 45.52-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 85.59 Lek 58.97-117.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 313.23 Lek 200.71-420.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 441.68 Lek 294.84-680.39
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 309.69 Lek 182.08-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 556.65 Lek 408.23-771.11
Apples (1 lb) 59.49 Lek 31.75-91.04
Banana (1 lb) 99.65 Lek 68.04-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 66.09 Lek 34.02-127.01
Tomato (1 lb) 67.52 Lek 36.29-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 43.50 Lek 22.76-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 45.64 Lek 27.22-77.11
Lettuce (1 head) 97.96 Lek 40.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 60.65 Lek 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 Lek 500.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 125.89 Lek 80.28-180.64
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 181.70 Lek 110.39-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek 320.00-380.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-40.14
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,700.00
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 550.00-2,007.08
Gasoline (1 gallon) 734.73 Lek 681.37-832.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,450,000.00 Lek 2,000,000.00-3,010,613.91
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,434,279.39 Lek 2,000,000.00-3,400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,652.39 Lek 6,000.00-12,142.86
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,513.23 Lek 1,200.00-1,750.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,617.05 Lek 1,300.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,891.94 Lek 2,007.08-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,801.10 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 20,355.03 Lek 12,042.46-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 398,184.07 Lek 180,000.00-1,003,537.97
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,364.01 Lek 3,000.00-12,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,274.79 Lek 2,207.78-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,622.49 Lek 4,500.00-13,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,289.62 Lek 5,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 43,081.94 Lek 25,000.00-67,065.93
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 30,643.08 Lek 20,000.00-40,141.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 74,498.37 Lek 40,000.00-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 49,215.53 Lek 25,000.00-80,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,632.16 Lek 9,160.16-27,969.29
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,478.13 Lek 6,503.16-15,849.26
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 55,261.48 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.65 3.50-8.00

Prices in Albania

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