Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 43.88% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Albania is, on average, 77.96% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.85 € 2.83-8.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.27 € 16.18-32.36
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.04 € 3.64-4.85
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.21 € 0.81-2.02
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 € 1.21-2.83
Cappuccino (regular) 1.13 € 0.80-1.30
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.04 € 0.65-1.21
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 € 0.40-0.81
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 € 3.06-5.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.33-0.73
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.29-0.66
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.60 € 1.13-2.43
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.19 € 1.47-3.12
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.89 € 0.92-2.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.15 € 2.40-4.40
Apples (1 lb) 0.39 € 0.18-0.55
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.40-0.92
Oranges (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.26-0.82
Tomato (1 lb) 0.40 € 0.18-0.59
Potato (1 lb) 0.25 € 0.15-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.25 € 0.15-0.55
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 € 0.30-1.21
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.46 € 0.40-0.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.86 € 3.29-9.71
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.73 € 0.57-1.21
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 € 0.80-2.02
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.59 € 2.10-3.07
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.32 € 0.32-0.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.94 € 9.71-14.56
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.02 € 1.62-3.24
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 € 1.61-3.91
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.13 € 8.09-20.22
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.16 € 4.59-5.60
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,178.24 € 14,560.42-20,222.80
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,432.06 € 13,751.50-23,458.45
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 67.73 € 48.53-121.34
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 € 0.08-0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17.28 € 12.13-28.31
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.96 € 20.22-36.40
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.58 € 8.09-16.18
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.85 € 3.29-6.47
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 118.70 € 72.80-202.23
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,465.73 € 1,213.37-4,942.45
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.84 € 16.18-72.80
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.89 € 15.45-48.53
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.01 € 32.36-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.03 € 40.45-121.34
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 253.58 € 121.34-388.28
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 157.66 € 80.89-280.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 460.46 € 242.67-808.91
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 271.58 € 161.78-500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 118.32 € 58.62-232.26
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61.18 € 37.57-83.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 338.17 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 3.70-7.32

Prices in Albania

This country had 2817 entries in the past 12 months by 149 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
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