Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 350.00-1,171.73
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,000.00-6,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 350.00-650.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 Lek 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 130.95 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 133.31 Lek 90.00-180.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 62.34 Lek 48.89-100.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 492.85 Lek 340.69-681.37
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 65.43 Lek 45.36-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 61.86 Lek 40.82-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 237.93 Lek 144.00-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 283.59 Lek 158.76-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 232.94 Lek 113.40-318.89
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 399.87 Lek 294.84-584.64
Apples (1 lb) 45.62 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 79.89 Lek 53.15-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 55.24 Lek 27.22-99.79
Tomato (1 lb) 51.77 Lek 22.68-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 35.14 Lek 18.60-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 32.39 Lek 18.14-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 68.79 Lek 30.00-160.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.77 Lek 50.00-80.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 625.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 100.51 Lek 70.00-180.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 146.19 Lek 90.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 330.00 Lek 300.00-380.00
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 1,200.00-1,757.59
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 292.93 Lek 250.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 439.12 Lek 241.40-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,085.86 Lek 800.00-2,343.45
Gasoline (1 gallon) 772.32 Lek 605.67-946.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,301,656.38
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,182,652.57 Lek 2,000,000.00-2,577,799.65
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,103.15 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 26.38 Lek 10.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,808.10 Lek 1,200.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,371.64 Lek 2,343.45-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,538.63 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Lek 500.00-900.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,615.86 Lek 10,000.00-26,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 255,720.26 Lek 150,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,254.28 Lek 1,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,465.53 Lek 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,044.98 Lek 3,500.00-13,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,540.94 Lek 3,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 37,053.21 Lek 20,000.00-70,303.63
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,453.41 Lek 15,000.00-44,525.63
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,087.89 Lek 30,000.00-140,607.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 38,618.24 Lek 20,000.00-76,162.26
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,678.52 Lek 9,215.90-32,656.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,905.12 Lek 5,574.14-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 46,319.55 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.60 3.50-7.00

Prices in Albania

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