Cost of Living in Albania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 550.00 Lek 350.00-1,000.00
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) 218.65 Lek 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 138.57 Lek 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 125.80 Lek 80.00-160.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 63.74 Lek 50.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 469.92 Lek 378.54-605.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.54 Lek 38.57-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.31 Lek 35.38-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 194.43 Lek 140.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 259.52 Lek 181.44-362.87
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 222.81 Lek 90.72-317.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 388.21 Lek 294.84-498.95
Apples (1 lb) 43.80 Lek 22.68-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 73.06 Lek 45.36-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 54.64 Lek 27.55-99.18
Tomato (1 lb) 46.47 Lek 22.68-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 30.41 Lek 18.14-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 29.11 Lek 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 77.36 Lek 30.00-149.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.21 Lek 45.00-90.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 Lek 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 95.17 Lek 70.00-151.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 143.99 Lek 97.18-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 Lek 267.24-364.42
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 36.44-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.00-1,943.56
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 Lek 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 Lek 241.40-586.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 634.27 Lek 567.81-681.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.00-2,663,193.50
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,190,876.39 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 8,256.81 Lek 5,666.67-15,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 25.58 Lek 10.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,073.52 Lek 1,500.00-3,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,316.66 Lek 2,200.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,263.45 Lek 700.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 603.68 Lek 460.00-971.78
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,080.31 Lek 9,717.82-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 311,788.90 Lek 150,000.00-611,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,646.31 Lek 2,500.00-8,503.09
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,417.83 Lek 1,822.09-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,709.34 Lek 4,500.00-13,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,690.75 Lek 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 30,108.70 Lek 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,248.90 Lek 10,000.00-34,012.38
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,935.20 Lek 25,000.00-97,178.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,344.94 Lek 17,006.19-66,810.03
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,734.43 Lek 6,503.16-28,212.74
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,345.03 Lek 4,645.11-12,077.29
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 42,471.19 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.97 3.50-7.32

Prices in Albania

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