Cost of Living in Albania

Summary of cost of living in Albania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 Lek 450.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 Lek 2,500.00-6,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 Lek 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 225.00 Lek 120.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 Lek 200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 157.58 Lek 80.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 148.38 Lek 100.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 71.76 Lek 50.00-103.86
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 651.34 Lek 454.25-776.01
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 76.54 Lek 47.11-113.40
Rice (white), (1 lb) 84.36 Lek 54.43-117.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 312.39 Lek 192.00-436.22
Local Cheese (1 lb) 440.09 Lek 272.16-635.03
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 309.01 Lek 181.44-417.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 553.60 Lek 376.89-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 56.87 Lek 31.75-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 98.12 Lek 68.04-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 64.58 Lek 31.75-141.33
Tomato (1 lb) 66.11 Lek 31.75-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 43.47 Lek 22.68-54.43
Onion (1 lb) 45.88 Lek 27.22-81.65
Lettuce (1 head) 98.68 Lek 30.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 60.28 Lek 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 Lek 450.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 120.24 Lek 80.00-166.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 175.36 Lek 103.86-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek 320.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 300.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek 241.40-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,300.00 Lek 550.00-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 737.51 Lek 681.37-832.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,077,256.57 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,700,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,422,589.87 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,111.94 Lek 6,231.77-13,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,537.56 Lek 1,200.00-1,800.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,632.23 Lek 1,300.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,768.31 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,867.35 Lek 1,000.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Lek 600.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,950.53 Lek 10,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 370,940.55 Lek 180,000.00-830,902.63
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,147.38 Lek 2,500.00-9,576.67
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,323.22 Lek 2,077.26-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,449.21 Lek 4,500.00-13,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,355.14 Lek 5,000.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 40,520.21 Lek 25,000.00-62,317.70
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 28,950.82 Lek 18,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 70,563.51 Lek 35,000.00-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 44,799.40 Lek 25,000.00-75,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,897.89 Lek 7,896.69-29,728.73
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,019.05 Lek 5,574.14-14,473.64
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 52,927.19 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.19 3.50-7.50

Prices in Albania

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