Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 575.00 Lek 350.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,750.00 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) 214.35 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.10 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 124.42 Lek 80.00-160.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 62.24 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 472.68 Lek 378.54-598.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.65 Lek 39.69-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.10 Lek 34.77-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 196.86 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 260.01 Lek 181.44-362.87
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 220.18 Lek 90.72-317.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 385.85 Lek 286.68-498.95
Apples (1 lb) 43.97 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 72.33 Lek 45.36-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 54.15 Lek 27.22-99.24
Tomato (1 lb) 45.81 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 30.35 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 29.32 Lek 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 75.51 Lek 30.00-149.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.39 Lek 45.00-87.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 97.11 Lek 70.00-170.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 146.45 Lek 97.23-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 267.40-375.12
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 36.46-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,944.69
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-586.81
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,430.87
Gasoline (1 gallon) 637.49 Lek 567.81-690.14
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) 2,164,528.77 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 8,176.16 Lek 5,666.67-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.42 Lek 8.00-39.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,050.85 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,351.43 Lek 2,200.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,247.42 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Lek 450.00-972.35
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,079.92 Lek 9,723.46-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 314,647.23 Lek 150,000.00-600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,450.06 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,413.57 Lek 1,823.15-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,404.05 Lek 4,500.00-13,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,840.21 Lek 5,500.00-16,899.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 30,121.87 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,134.54 Lek 10,000.00-34,032.11
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,200.97 Lek 27,000.00-97,234.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,453.91 Lek 17,016.06-66,848.79
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,200.24 Lek 6,503.16-28,229.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,595.34 Lek 4,645.11-11,291.64
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,842.92 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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