Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 300.00-971.38
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 411.26-600.00
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) 138.21 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 124.95 Lek 80.00-157.85
Water (12 oz small bottle) 63.11 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 470.26 Lek 378.54-582.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 59.81 Lek 38.55-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 59.88 Lek 36.29-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 198.04 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 259.96 Lek 181.44-362.87
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 228.12 Lek 90.72-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 391.21 Lek 317.52-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 43.51 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 73.14 Lek 54.43-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 54.76 Lek 27.54-99.14
Tomato (1 lb) 46.72 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.39 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 28.54 Lek 18.14-46.64
Lettuce (1 head) 76.98 Lek 30.00-150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.53 Lek 45.00-90.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 93.80 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 142.74 Lek 97.14-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 267.13-359.85
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 30.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-563.27
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 624.24 Lek 564.03-681.37
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) 2,208,722.25 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 8,346.60 Lek 5,897.66-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.85 Lek 10.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,076.58 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,354.82 Lek 2,500.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,300.90 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Lek 450.00-971.38
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,254.04 Lek 9,713.79-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 319,382.39 Lek 150,000.00-720,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,415.96 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,443.75 Lek 1,821.34-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,545.08 Lek 4,000.00-13,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,559.12 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,440.49 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,306.84 Lek 10,000.00-33,998.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,235.04 Lek 27,000.00-121,422.33
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,376.55 Lek 18,000.00-66,782.28
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,238.99 Lek 6,967.67-28,201.03
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,462.12 Lek 4,645.11-11,280.41
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 42,793.77 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00 3.70-7.32

Prices in Albania

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