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Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of Living in Albania

Cost of Living in Albania

 

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are 1528.64$ (175,442.47Lek) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are 436.09$ (50,050.64Lek) without rent.

 

Restaurants
                                                     Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 Lek 300.001,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 Lek 2,000.005,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 Lek 450.00688.62
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 150.00 Lek 100.00300.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 216.96 Lek 150.00400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.67 Lek 80.34200.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 131.71 Lek 96.43180.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 65.48 Lek 50.00100.00

 

 Markets
                                                     Range

 

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 128.80 Lek 100.00160.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 69.13 Lek 50.00120.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 135.28 Lek 84.37190.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 212.88 Lek 140.00312.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 612.31 Lek 400.00900.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 507.61 Lek 200.00662.92
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 874.98 Lek 600.001,200.00
Apples (1kg) 101.88 Lek 50.00150.00
Banana (1kg) 172.57 Lek 100.00280.00
Oranges (1kg) 120.40 Lek 60.00220.00
Tomato (1kg) 114.55 Lek 50.00200.00
Potato (1kg) 75.94 Lek 40.00120.53
Onion (1kg) 71.41 Lek 40.00110.00
Lettuce (1 head) 79.22 Lek 30.00156.23
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.32 Lek 45.0080.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 723.19 Lek 400.001,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 99.25 Lek 70.00180.80
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 147.52 Lek 90.00250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 330.00 Lek 300.00400.00

 

Transportation
                                                     Range
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 Lek 40.0060.27
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,600.00 Lek 1,200.001,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 241.06361.59
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Lek 150.00400.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 Lek 1,000.002,500.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 189.18 Lek 158.00233.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Lek 1,800,000.002,410,629.17
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,309,400.84 Lek 1,836,324.743,000,000.00

 

Utilities (Monthly)
                                                     Range
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 9,395.76 Lek 6,000.0015,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.25 Lek 7.0039.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,956.07 Lek 1,500.003,000.00

 

Sports And Leisure
                                                     Range
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,510.91 Lek 2,500.004,821.26
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,456.32 Lek 700.002,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Lek 460.001,000.00

 

Childcare
                                                     Range
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,589.51 Lek 7,000.0025,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 296,532.74 Lek 150,000.00700,000.00

 

Clothing And Shoes
                                                     Range
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,641.70 Lek 2,500.008,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 3,548.42 Lek 2,000.005,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,314.43 Lek 4,821.2612,053.15
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,024.44 Lek 5,500.0015,000.00

 

Rent Per Month
                                                     Range
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 36,052.71 Lek 18,000.0060,265.73
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 21,986.85 Lek 10,000.0036,159.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 62,249.51 Lek 30,000.00120,531.46
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 37,704.31 Lek 17,000.0072,318.88

 

Buy Apartment Price
                                                     Range
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 187,703.03 Lek 78,000.00301,328.65
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 94,083.66 Lek 55,000.00144,637.75

 

 Salaries And Financing
                                                     Range
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,554.70 Lek
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.83 3.508.00

 

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