Albania vs Belgium - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaBelgium
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1495
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$3532
🏠 One person rent
$245
$779
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$1235
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$511
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$78.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$2299
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$44594
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.29
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
81.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
76
🏙️ Population
3.02M
11.4M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 59% less expensive than in Belgium ($1495). Albania ranked 142nd vs 29th for Belgium in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Albania compared to 1.5 months in Belgium. Ranked 53rd and 20th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Belgium

AlbaniaBelgium
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$18.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$73
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$9.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$4.38
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$727
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1199
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$980
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$3745
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$3068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$2.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$53.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$23.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$3.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$7.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$11.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$2.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$32.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$19.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$99.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$522
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$19134

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Belgium

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

CityCost of livingPopulation
Tirana
$724
418K
Fier
$567
121K
Vlore
$501
131K
Kamez
$527
127K
Durres
$573
113K
Shkoder
$526
112K
Korce
$698
51.2K
Elbasan
$472
78.7K
Berat
$522
36.5K
Sarande
$690
41K

In Belgium

CityCost of livingPopulation
Antwerp
$1556
529K
Ghent
$1491
262K
Brussels
$1600
185K
Charleroi
$1604
202K
Liege
$1357
198K
Schaerbeek
$1486
133K
Namur
$1464
111K
Anderlecht
$1483
121K
Bruges
$1574
118K
Leuven
$1627
100K
Hasselt
$1518
77.7K
Aalst
$1624
85.7K
Mechelen
$1557
86.9K
La Louviere
$1480
81K
Mons
$1369
95.3K
Kortrijk
$1482
76.3K
Sint-Niklaas
$1595
76.8K
Seraing
$1390
64.3K
Roeselare
$1446
62.3K
Genk
$1439
66.1K
Mouscron
$1423
57.8K
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1456
57.7K
Forest
$1407
56.6K
Verviers
$1171
55.2K
Ostend
$1402
70.6K
Geel
$1599
40.7K
Dendermonde
$1463
45.7K
Beveren
$1498
48.2K
Saint-Gilles
$1341
49.7K
Beringen
$1466
46.1K