Albania vs Argentina - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Argentina
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$576
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1423
🏠 One person rent
$244
$224
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$366
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$448
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$8579
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
7.38
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
76.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
38
🌐 English speaking %
16%
6.5%
🎓 Higher education
46
82
😀 Quality of life
55
50
🏙️ Population
2.79M
47.3M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 3% more expensive than in Argentina ($576). Albania ranked 144th vs 150th for Argentina in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Albania compared to 0.8 months in Argentina. Ranked 71st and 88th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Argentina

We calculate prices for Albania and Argentina as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 123 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Albania Argentina
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$6.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$6.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$238
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$162
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$393
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$283
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$27.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$42.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$18.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
42.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1875
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$1420
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$18.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$8.89
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$7.01
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$4.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$6.79
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$3.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$5.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$2.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$18.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$4.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$15.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$51.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$107
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$3946

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$762
418K
Vlore
$447
131K
Fier
$468
121K
Kamez
$489
127K
Shkoder
$478
112K
Durres
$518
113K
Elbasan
$541
78.7K
Korce
$659
51.2K
Berat
$411
36.5K
Sarande
$699
41K

In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$792
3.06M
Cordoba
$611
1.33M
Rosario
$678
1.19M
Salta
$521
535K
San Miguel de Tucuman
$582
606K
Santa Fe
$619
406K
Mar del Plata
$553
593K
San Juan
$586
471K
Corrientes
$586
353K
Lanus
$506
459K
Santiago del Estero
$429
430K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$537
322K
Posadas
$444
276K
Bahia Blanca
$662
299K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
248K
Merlo
$532
244K
Gonzalez Catan
$532
238K
Quilmes
$488
231K
Neuquen
$678
231K
Rio Cuarto
$389
158K
Formosa
$367
222K
Jose C. Paz
$531
217K
Las Heras
$528
204K
Resistencia
$529
292K
Isidro Casanova
$528
191K
Godoy Cruz
$528
191K
La Plata
$546
193K
Comodoro Rivadavia
$701
183K
La Rioja
$385
181K
Berazategui
$519
181K