Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of living in Albania is 43.87% 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 166.63 ₴ 97.20-274.76
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 833.16 ₴ 555.44-1,110.88
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 138.86 ₴ 124.97-166.63
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 41.66 ₴ 27.77-69.43
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 68.69 ₴ 41.66-97.20
Cappuccino (regular) 38.70 ₴ 27.48-44.65
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 35.67 ₴ 22.22-41.66
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.22 ₴ 13.89-27.77
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 134.87 ₴ 105.13-178.72
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 17.28 ₴ 11.34-25.19
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.53 ₴ 10.08-22.67
Eggs (regular) (12) 55.02 ₴ 38.88-83.32
Local Cheese (1 lb) 75.30 ₴ 50.39-107.08
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 64.90 ₴ 31.49-94.48
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 108.12 ₴ 82.37-151.17
Apples (1 lb) 13.29 ₴ 6.30-18.90
Banana (1 lb) 20.80 ₴ 13.73-31.49
Oranges (1 lb) 16.30 ₴ 8.82-28.04
Tomato (1 lb) 13.73 ₴ 6.30-20.16
Potato (1 lb) 8.64 ₴ 5.04-15.58
Onion (1 lb) 8.54 ₴ 5.04-18.90
Lettuce (1 head) 24.04 ₴ 10.30-41.66
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.93 ₴ 13.89-27.48
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 201.35 ₴ 112.79-333.26
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 25.22 ₴ 19.44-41.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 39.02 ₴ 27.48-69.43
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 88.87 ₴ 72.21-105.53
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.11 ₴ 11.11-13.74
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 444.35 ₴ 333.26-499.89
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 69.43 ₴ 55.54-111.09
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 111.74 ₴ 55.27-134.08
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 416.58 ₴ 277.72-694.30
Gasoline (1 gallon) 177.02 ₴ 157.69-192.38
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 555,438.50 ₴ 499,894.65-694,298.13
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 598,500.56 ₴ 472,122.73-805,385.83
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,325.50 ₴ 1,666.32-4,165.79
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.14 ₴ 2.78-9.72
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 593.20 ₴ 416.58-972.02
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 925.74 ₴ 694.30-1,249.74
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 363.21 ₴ 277.72-555.44
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 166.63 ₴ 112.79-222.18
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,075.19 ₴ 2,499.47-6,942.98
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 84,660.06 ₴ 41,657.89-169,686.46
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,333.44 ₴ 555.44-2,499.47
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,026.05 ₴ 529.65-1,666.32
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,403.55 ₴ 1,110.88-3,434.54
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,644.74 ₴ 1,388.60-4,165.79
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,706.45 ₴ 4,165.79-13,330.52
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,412.88 ₴ 2,777.19-9,616.72
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,809.14 ₴ 8,331.58-27,771.93
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,324.24 ₴ 5,554.39-17,172.71
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,062.74 ₴ 2,012.46-7,976.92
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,100.84 ₴ 1,290.04-2,871.69
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,610.86 ₴
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 3.70-7.32

Prices in Albania

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Last update: January 2021
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