Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 300.00-1,171.25
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,000.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 525.00 Lek 450.00-700.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 156.13 Lek 100.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 Lek 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.91 Lek 80.49-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 136.86 Lek 100.00-180.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 65.50 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 502.55 Lek 378.54-662.45
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 66.13 Lek 45.36-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 63.21 Lek 40.82-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 232.28 Lek 140.55-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 288.90 Lek 181.44-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 239.74 Lek 104.32-318.76
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 408.03 Lek 294.84-635.03
Apples (1 lb) 47.84 Lek 22.68-79.38
Banana (1 lb) 82.12 Lek 45.36-136.08
Oranges (1 lb) 57.64 Lek 27.22-106.25
Tomato (1 lb) 55.66 Lek 22.68-95.63
Potato (1 lb) 36.09 Lek 18.14-58.97
Onion (1 lb) 33.44 Lek 18.14-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 79.54 Lek 30.00-170.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 56.63 Lek 50.00-80.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 726.37 Lek 400.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 103.77 Lek 70.00-190.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 154.75 Lek 93.70-292.81
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 340.00 Lek 300.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,171.25-1,756.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 234.25-351.37
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Lek 241.40-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,405.50 Lek 700.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 762.22 Lek 605.67-976.64
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,316,936.41 Lek 1,839,813.06-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,765.52 Lek 6,000.00-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 30.21 Lek 7.00-40.87
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,922.78 Lek 1,500.00-2,600.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,547.97 Lek 2,200.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,616.92 Lek 700.00-2,800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Lek 468.50-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 16,069.53 Lek 8,000.00-26,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 337,302.80 Lek 150,000.00-702,748.02
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,629.15 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,685.67 Lek 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,411.37 Lek 5,000.00-14,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,092.92 Lek 5,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 38,165.34 Lek 18,000.00-70,274.80
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 23,533.76 Lek 12,000.00-46,849.87
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 65,404.44 Lek 30,000.00-140,549.60
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 39,564.22 Lek 18,000.00-76,131.04
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,941.70 Lek 7,432.18-32,643.44
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,031.39 Lek 5,189.65-14,145.49
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,814.32 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.88 3.50-7.00

Prices in Albania

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