Cost of Living in Vlore

Summary of cost of living in Vlore, Albania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 Lek 700.00-900.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 1,800.00-4,621.85
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 623.53 Lek 600.00-647.06
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 334.87 Lek 200.77-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 Lek 250.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 165.71 Lek 100.38-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 166.30 Lek 100.38-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 82.86 Lek 60.00-100.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 642.04 Lek 416.40-759.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 61.24 Lek 45.53-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 98.28 Lek 63.50-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 294.77 Lek 156.00-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 458.70 Lek 317.52-907.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 296.46 Lek 226.80-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 521.63 Lek 371.95-635.03
Apples (1 lb) 59.72 Lek 45.36-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 104.97 Lek 68.04-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 66.09 Lek 22.77-127.01
Tomato (1 lb) 52.43 Lek 27.22-77.11
Potato (1 lb) 39.99 Lek 22.77-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 43.09 Lek 36.29-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 75.00 Lek 40.15-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 72.18 Lek 50.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 803.07 Lek 300.00-1,300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 144.47 Lek 100.00-171.43
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 176.12 Lek 150.00-300.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 300.00-380.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-40.15
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Lek
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.58 Lek 300.00-301.15
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 Lek 482.80-807.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,250.96 Lek 501.92-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 729.55 Lek 645.99-832.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,011,524.27 Lek
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,208,451.13 Lek
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,880.76 Lek 6,000.00-17,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,501.44 Lek 1,300.00-1,700.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,376.15 Lek 1,204.61-1,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,897.83 Lek 1,250.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 700.00 Lek
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat ?
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,000.00 Lek
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,000.00 Lek
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,650.00 Lek 1,800.00-5,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,250.00 Lek 3,500.00-9,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,000.00 Lek
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,035.21 Lek 25,096.04-35,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 30,024.01 Lek 20,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 48,397.36 Lek 45,000.00-50,192.07
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 37,715.32 Lek 35,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,120.52 Lek 8,859.62-14,864.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,851.03 Lek 4,662.96-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,987.06 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.00

Prices in Vlore

This city had 285 entries in the past 12 months by 25 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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1 Comments so far
D on May 21, 2023:
As of May 2023: a liter of milk is 190 lek and has been for a while. The price shown here was 140 lek. I know the numbers here are not static. But at the moment, actual prices are 25-30% higher across the board. (A cappuccino is thankfully still 150 lek.)