Cost of living in Tirana, Albania

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,024 Lek
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 450 Lek
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 313 Lek
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 114 Lek
12 eggs, large 208 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 88 Lek
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 467 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 83 Lek
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 61 Lek
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 103 Lek
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 682 Lek
2 liters of Coca-Cola 176 Lek
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 63 Lek
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 59,165 Lek
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 31,238 Lek
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 10,126 Lek
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 34,601 Lek
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 24,558 Lek
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 6,083 Lek
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 1,989 Lek
40” flat screen TV 58,314 Lek
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 12,773 Lek
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 825 Lek
Hourly rate for cleaning help 469 Lek
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 5,792 Lek
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 4,045 Lek
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 10,692 Lek
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 11,392 Lek
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,458,740 Lek
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 173 Lek
Monthly ticket public transport 1,625 Lek
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,815 Lek
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 747 Lek
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 585 Lek
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,619 Lek
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 399 Lek
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 352 Lek
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 367 Lek
4 rolls of toilet paper 182 Lek
Tube of toothpaste 231 Lek
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 442 Lek
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,502 Lek
2 tickets to the movies 960 Lek
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,040 Lek
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 3,884 Lek
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 537 Lek
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 173 Lek
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 217 Lek
iPod nano 16GB 18,103 Lek
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 32 Lek
1 month of gym membership in business district 4,604 Lek
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 306 Lek
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 443 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2017.

Tirana position in our World Ranking

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208th
out of 217
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22nd
out of 25

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