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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 52.04% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Albania is 80.48% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.50 £ 2.10-19.54
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.20 £ 14.00-81.42
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.56 £ 2.80-8.14
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.05 £ 0.70-6.11
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 £ 1.05-6.92
Cappuccino (regular) 0.98 £ 0.70-4.19
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.89 £ 0.62-1.99
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.43 £ 0.35-1.89
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.33 £ 1.62-5.11
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.32-2.95
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.25-2.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.28 £ 0.98-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.02 £ 1.27-6.30
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.65 £ 1.02-5.65
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.66 £ 2.08-6.19
Apples (1 lb) 0.32 £ 0.20-2.23
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.35-1.12
Oranges (1 lb) 0.39 £ 0.25-2.28
Tomato (1 lb) 0.34 £ 0.22-2.17
Potato (1 lb) 0.24 £ 0.16-1.59
Onion (1 lb) 0.24 £ 0.16-1.56
Lettuce (1 head) 0.59 £ 0.26-1.84
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 £ 0.35-2.03
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.90 £ 3.15-12.62
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.64 £ 0.49-2.02
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.92 £ 0.56-2.53
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.24 £ 1.75-12.21
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.28 £ 0.21-2.85
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 11.20 £ 8.40-103.40
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.76 £ 1.75-4.07
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 £ 1.24-4.07
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.50 £ 7.00-32.57
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.70 £ 1.72-5.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,997.54 £ 12,597.78-20,354.96
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,567.13 £ 13,027.18-18,913.15
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 59.78 £ 41.99-258.42
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 £ 0.06-0.26
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15.46 £ 10.50-106.85
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.97 £ 17.50-77.35
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.79 £ 5.60-31.75
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.20 £ 3.50-13.03
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 103.84 £ 69.99-1,907.50
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,045.19 £ 1,049.82-31,855.52
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.86 £ 14.00-69.99
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.93 £ 13.21-47.58
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.49 £ 28.00-89.58
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 66.44 £ 34.99-128.69
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 226.36 £ 139.98-2,874.31
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 138.78 £ 88.05-2,300.72
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 409.94 £ 221.58-5,365.96
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 238.02 £ 139.98-4,032.18
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108.66 £ 65.02-1,130.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52.35 £ 35.76-751.82
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 280.40 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.29 3.93-8.00

Prices in Albania

These data are based on 4226 entries in the past 18 months from 292 different contributors.
Last update: April 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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