Cost of Living in Albania

Summary of cost of living in Albania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 850.00 Lek 450.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 Lek 2,500.00-7,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 Lek 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 206.31 Lek 120.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 Lek 200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 156.73 Lek 80.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 146.53 Lek 100.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 71.47 Lek 50.00-101.31
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 651.97 Lek 454.25-757.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 74.55 Lek 45.95-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 83.95 Lek 54.43-117.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 313.22 Lek 192.00-420.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 436.14 Lek 272.16-635.03
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 310.38 Lek 183.81-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 550.05 Lek 367.61-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 57.02 Lek 31.75-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 98.27 Lek 68.04-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 65.75 Lek 34.02-127.01
Tomato (1 lb) 67.03 Lek 31.75-113.40
Potato (1 lb) 43.22 Lek 22.68-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 44.97 Lek 27.22-77.11
Lettuce (1 head) 98.20 Lek 40.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 59.90 Lek 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 Lek 450.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 123.92 Lek 80.00-180.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 177.82 Lek 100.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 Lek 320.00-380.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-40.52
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) 1,400.00 Lek 550.00-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 735.79 Lek 681.37-832.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,300,000.00 Lek 2,000,000.00-3,039,169.46
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,339,933.76 Lek 2,000,000.00-3,039,169.46
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,531.86 Lek 6,000.00-12,142.86
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,522.97 Lek 1,200.00-1,750.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,620.46 Lek 1,300.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,813.58 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,720.26 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 19,774.46 Lek 10,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 391,061.47 Lek 180,000.00-1,013,056.49
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,287.76 Lek 2,500.00-12,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,274.64 Lek 2,228.72-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,630.69 Lek 4,500.00-13,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,457.60 Lek 5,000.00-19,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 42,684.13 Lek 25,000.00-69,005.50
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 30,010.60 Lek 20,000.00-40,522.26
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 71,755.44 Lek 30,391.69-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 47,471.51 Lek 25,000.00-80,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,966.94 Lek 8,199.93-29,728.73
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,122.35 Lek 5,646.91-14,864.36
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 54,000.85 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.57 3.50-8.00

Prices in Albania

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