Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 525.00 Lek 300.00-1,192.43
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00-700.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 244.24 Lek 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.14 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 134.26 Lek 100.00-180.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 65.49 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 495.63 Lek 378.54-605.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 64.73 Lek 45.36-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 62.08 Lek 40.82-86.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 223.52 Lek 143.09-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 285.62 Lek 181.44-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 235.63 Lek 90.72-317.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 399.00 Lek 272.16-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 47.61 Lek 22.68-72.57
Banana (1 lb) 80.43 Lek 45.36-131.54
Oranges (1 lb) 55.83 Lek 27.22-99.79
Tomato (1 lb) 54.01 Lek 22.68-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 35.72 Lek 18.14-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 33.11 Lek 18.14-51.14
Lettuce (1 head) 79.37 Lek 30.00-170.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 56.12 Lek 47.70-80.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 715.46 Lek 400.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 99.28 Lek 70.00-180.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 152.26 Lek 95.39-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 335.00 Lek 300.00-370.00
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 1,192.43-1,788.64
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek 241.40-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,430.91 Lek 700.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 746.57 Lek 605.67-946.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,321,462.74 Lek 1,804,041.81-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,499.81 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.66 Lek 7.00-39.74
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,926.26 Lek 1,500.00-2,600.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,517.23 Lek 2,200.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,532.91 Lek 700.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Lek 476.97-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,139.75 Lek 7,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 294,986.89 Lek 150,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,630.62 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,649.14 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,316.82 Lek 4,769.71-14,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,025.54 Lek 5,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 36,890.24 Lek 18,000.00-59,621.32
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,883.88 Lek 11,000.00-36,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 63,049.60 Lek 30,000.00-119,242.63
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 38,641.66 Lek 18,000.00-71,545.58
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 18,022.66 Lek 7,432.18-33,233.73
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,808.17 Lek 5,109.62-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,854.64 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.88 3.50-7.00

Prices in Albania

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