Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 350.00-1,300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,200.00-6,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 600.00 Lek 500.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 168.37 Lek 100.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 Lek 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 141.43 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 143.78 Lek 100.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 69.09 Lek 50.00-110.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 556.66 Lek 378.54-757.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 71.30 Lek 45.36-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 70.05 Lek 45.36-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 281.70 Lek 156.00-420.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 325.57 Lek 181.44-498.95
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 269.95 Lek 113.40-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 437.07 Lek 317.52-635.03
Apples (1 lb) 48.51 Lek 22.68-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 85.63 Lek 54.43-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 61.19 Lek 31.75-113.40
Tomato (1 lb) 57.65 Lek 22.68-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 37.08 Lek 21.38-54.43
Onion (1 lb) 35.77 Lek 21.38-58.97
Lettuce (1 head) 82.74 Lek 35.35-170.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 59.39 Lek 50.00-94.26
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 800.00 Lek 400.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 102.53 Lek 70.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 160.86 Lek 99.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek 300.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 250.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek 241.40-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,456.97 Lek 700.00-2,300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 820.54 Lek 624.59-980.42
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,356,562.58
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,288,037.21 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,001.83 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.58 Lek 10.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,774.46 Lek 1,200.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,597.08 Lek 2,356.56-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,701.34 Lek 1,000.00-2,800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Lek 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 16,774.94 Lek 9,000.00-29,457.03
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 298,101.56 Lek 150,000.00-720,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,596.25 Lek 2,500.00-9,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,667.13 Lek 1,800.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,149.32 Lek 4,000.00-14,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,461.22 Lek 5,000.00-17,600.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 38,482.42 Lek 20,000.00-64,805.47
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 24,088.90 Lek 15,000.00-41,239.85
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 65,485.95 Lek 30,000.00-141,393.76
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 39,134.87 Lek 20,000.00-73,158.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,965.40 Lek 7,432.18-32,839.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,158.05 Lek 5,109.62-14,230.45
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 45,911.56 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.73 3.50-7.00

Prices in Albania

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Last update: January 2023
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