Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 Lek 350.00-979.99
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,700.00 Lek 2,000.00-4,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 220.00 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 139.54 Lek 98.00-170.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 127.98 Lek 80.00-159.25
Water (12 oz small bottle) 62.29 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 473.50 Lek 378.54-643.52
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 60.98 Lek 38.90-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 61.61 Lek 36.29-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 195.97 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 267.16 Lek 181.44-384.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 225.76 Lek 113.40-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 386.45 Lek 317.52-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 43.99 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 73.83 Lek 49.06-99.79
Oranges (1 lb) 55.68 Lek 27.78-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 45.83 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.07 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 28.15 Lek 18.14-46.60
Lettuce (1 head) 78.47 Lek 30.00-149.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 56.07 Lek 50.00-98.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 95.62 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 138.77 Lek 81.13-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 250.00-380.00
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 1,200.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 197.14-552.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 619.91 Lek 560.24-681.37
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) 2,211,149.83 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 8,336.69 Lek 5,949.94-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.54 Lek 10.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,172.82 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,351.62 Lek 2,500.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,320.80 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Lek 425.00-979.99
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,803.88 Lek 10,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 297,302.14 Lek 150,000.00-611,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,744.16 Lek 2,449.97-8,574.91
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,589.93 Lek 1,837.48-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,681.62 Lek 4,000.00-12,799.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,513.08 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,519.31 Lek 15,000.00-46,228.56
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,014.06 Lek 10,000.00-30,624.68
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 52,451.45 Lek 30,000.00-97,998.98
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 32,781.97 Lek 18,000.00-55,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,173.28 Lek 6,503.16-27,870.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,234.34 Lek 4,645.11-10,242.37
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 41,462.30 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.05 3.70-8.00

Prices in Albania

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