Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 350.00-850.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,800.00 Lek 2,000.00-4,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 209.77 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 139.22 Lek 80.00-180.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 124.97 Lek 80.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 62.98 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 471.58 Lek 378.54-605.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 61.08 Lek 45.36-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 60.79 Lek 36.29-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 195.68 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 265.73 Lek 181.44-384.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 226.14 Lek 90.72-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 385.59 Lek 317.52-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 43.56 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 73.13 Lek 48.16-99.79
Oranges (1 lb) 55.14 Lek 27.66-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 45.80 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.31 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 28.59 Lek 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 78.15 Lek 30.00-150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.27 Lek 50.00-90.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 94.91 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 139.68 Lek 80.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 260.00-361.68
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-50.00
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 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 620.94 Lek 564.03-681.37
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) 2,210,525.92 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 8,328.56 Lek 5,923.88-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.95 Lek 10.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,144.34 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,342.01 Lek 2,500.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,328.80 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 604.91 Lek 425.00-975.70
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,117.31 Lek 9,756.98-26,831.69
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 304,862.79 Lek 150,000.00-611,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,579.93 Lek 2,439.24-8,537.36
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,516.50 Lek 1,858.14-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,538.73 Lek 4,000.00-12,196.22
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,528.93 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,706.18 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,258.45 Lek 10,000.00-34,149.43
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 53,692.87 Lek 30,000.00-97,569.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 33,853.37 Lek 18,000.00-65,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,591.17 Lek 6,503.16-28,326.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,290.01 Lek 4,645.11-11,148.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 42,360.79 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.10 4.00-7.32

Prices in Albania

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