Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 550.00 Lek 350.00-850.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,800.00 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) 218.83 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 139.53 Lek 80.00-180.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 125.04 Lek 80.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 63.17 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 469.12 Lek 378.54-605.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 60.89 Lek 45.36-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 60.75 Lek 36.29-81.65
Eggs (regular) (12) 196.81 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 267.94 Lek 181.44-384.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 226.01 Lek 90.72-340.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 387.76 Lek 317.52-544.31
Apples (1 lb) 43.91 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 73.36 Lek 48.29-99.79
Oranges (1 lb) 55.19 Lek 27.57-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 46.20 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.39 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 28.27 Lek 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 78.15 Lek 30.00-150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.16 Lek 50.00-90.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 93.62 Lek 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 140.18 Lek 97.26-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 260.00-380.00
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 1,200.00-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 621.69 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) 2,208,887.77 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 8,371.17 Lek 5,904.85-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.66 Lek 10.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,112.96 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,348.82 Lek 2,500.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,314.85 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 607.85 Lek 425.00-972.56
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,336.26 Lek 9,725.63-26,745.49
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 314,052.11 Lek 150,000.00-720,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,570.71 Lek 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,486.56 Lek 1,823.56-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,613.39 Lek 4,500.00-12,799.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,604.07 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,951.06 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,280.57 Lek 10,000.00-30,733.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,653.66 Lek 30,000.00-110,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,135.08 Lek 18,000.00-65,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,585.33 Lek 6,967.67-28,235.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,212.28 Lek 4,645.11-11,148.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 42,539.54 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.10 3.70-8.00

Prices in Albania

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