Cost of living in Tirana, Albania

List of prices in Tirana, Albania. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,017 Lek
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 383 Lek
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 272 Lek
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 124 Lek
12 eggs, large 215 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 109 Lek
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 333 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 105 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 64 Lek
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 114 Lek
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,098 Lek
2 liters of Coca-Cola 165 Lek
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 70 Lek
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 69,096 Lek
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 37,199 Lek
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 8,826 Lek
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 51,658 Lek
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 29,359 Lek
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 5,061 Lek
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 1,581 Lek
40” flat screen TV 44,975 Lek
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 11,535 Lek
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 750 Lek
Hourly rate for cleaning help 469 Lek
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 8,967 Lek
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 4,597 Lek
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 12,021 Lek
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 13,029 Lek
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,354,070 Lek
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 177 Lek
Monthly ticket public transport 1,622 Lek
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,853 Lek
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 739 Lek
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 850 Lek
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 2,854 Lek
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 468 Lek
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 382 Lek
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 441 Lek
4 rolls of toilet paper 219 Lek
Tube of toothpaste 252 Lek
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 500 Lek
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,506 Lek
2 tickets to the movies 1,000 Lek
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 4,199 Lek
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 4,451 Lek
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 599 Lek
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 147 Lek
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 311 Lek
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 72,787 Lek
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 33 Lek
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,992 Lek
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 315 Lek
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 382 prices entered by 35 different people.
Latest price update: March 23, 2019

Tirana position in our World Ranking

the world
278th
out of 332
eastern europe
17th
out of 35

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

the world
4th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd

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