Cost of living in Tirana, Albania

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 982 Lek
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 460 Lek
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 265 Lek
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 126 Lek
12 eggs, large 188 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 94 Lek
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 411 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 112 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 69 Lek
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 99 Lek
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,066 Lek
2 liters of Coca-Cola 170 Lek
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 74 Lek
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 64,268 Lek
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 34,079 Lek
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 7,576 Lek
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 38,539 Lek
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 23,063 Lek
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 5,181 Lek
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 1,946 Lek
40” flat screen TV 48,593 Lek
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 12,747 Lek
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 915 Lek
Hourly rate for cleaning help 380 Lek
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 10,744 Lek
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 5,215 Lek
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 9,439 Lek
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 9,702 Lek
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,252,000 Lek
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 167 Lek
Monthly ticket public transport 1,633 Lek
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,925 Lek
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 556 Lek
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 728 Lek
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,680 Lek
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 449 Lek
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 378 Lek
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 462 Lek
4 rolls of toilet paper 193 Lek
Tube of toothpaste 261 Lek
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 513 Lek
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,674 Lek
2 tickets to the movies 1,043 Lek
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,100 Lek
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,390 Lek
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 600 Lek
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 174 Lek
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 282 Lek
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 72,170 Lek
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 32 Lek
1 month of gym membership in business district 5,125 Lek
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 311 Lek
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 645 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: December 11, 2017.

Tirana position in our World Ranking

the world
297th
out of 342
eastern europe
24th
out of 34

Cheapest and most expensive products in Tirana compared to other cities:

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1st
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1st
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2nd
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