Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 535.89 Lek 300.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 Lek 2,000.00-4,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 400.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.68 Lek 75.03-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 126.31 Lek 80.00-160.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 61.01 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 473.73 Lek 378.54-600.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.78 Lek 45.36-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.47 Lek 34.98-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 192.87 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 258.04 Lek 181.44-362.87
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 217.76 Lek 90.72-317.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 387.83 Lek 288.06-453.59
Apples (1 lb) 43.37 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 72.55 Lek 45.36-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 53.03 Lek 27.22-99.71
Tomato (1 lb) 45.10 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.91 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 28.97 Lek 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 73.32 Lek 30.00-145.90
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 53.73 Lek 45.00-73.28
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 97.35 Lek 70.00-170.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 145.57 Lek 97.70-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 300.00-360.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-53.59
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,442.55
Gasoline (1 gallon) 638.55 Lek 567.81-693.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,173,534.12 Lek 1,700,000.00-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,209.88 Lek 5,100.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 26.83 Lek 8.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,029.04 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,359.90 Lek 2,500.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,223.46 Lek 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 610.64 Lek 460.00-977.02
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,094.69 Lek 9,770.21-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 306,114.59 Lek 150,000.00-720,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,394.56 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,389.92 Lek 1,831.91-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,464.58 Lek 4,500.00-13,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,617.76 Lek 5,500.00-15,876.58
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 30,687.33 Lek 15,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,808.60 Lek 10,000.00-36,638.27
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 55,669.06 Lek 27,000.00-97,702.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,328.79 Lek 17,097.86-67,170.16
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,262.68 Lek 6,503.16-28,364.82
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,668.63 Lek 4,645.11-11,345.93
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 43,911.81 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.91 3.50-8.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: January 2022
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