Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 575.00 Lek 300.00-1,000.00
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 400.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.89 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 123.97 Lek 80.00-160.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 62.06 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 471.80 Lek 378.54-596.87
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.76 Lek 38.51-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.16 Lek 35.32-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 195.24 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 259.00 Lek 181.44-362.87
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 219.19 Lek 90.72-317.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 386.21 Lek 286.08-498.95
Apples (1 lb) 43.99 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 72.01 Lek 45.36-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 54.23 Lek 27.22-99.03
Tomato (1 lb) 45.45 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 30.09 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 28.91 Lek 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 75.32 Lek 30.00-149.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.46 Lek 45.00-87.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,212.89
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 96.31 Lek 70.00-170.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 145.21 Lek 97.03-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 266.84-377.70
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 36.39-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,940.62
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-585.59
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 637.29 Lek 567.81-688.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,663,193.50
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,192,915.09 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 8,176.65 Lek 5,666.67-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.80 Lek 8.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,050.69 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,350.88 Lek 2,200.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,268.25 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Lek 450.00-970.31
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,072.21 Lek 9,703.10-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 309,725.33 Lek 150,000.00-611,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,517.33 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,451.44 Lek 1,819.33-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,678.18 Lek 4,500.00-13,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,712.36 Lek 5,000.00-15,767.55
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 30,124.12 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,137.02 Lek 10,000.00-33,960.87
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,196.53 Lek 27,000.00-97,122.21
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,458.17 Lek 17,000.00-66,708.85
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,979.10 Lek 6,503.16-27,870.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,520.52 Lek 4,645.11-11,268.01
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,834.67 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.29 3.50-8.00

Prices in Albania

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