Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaBosnia and Herzegovina
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$599
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1418
🏠 One person rent
$245
$272
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$438
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$220
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$34
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$602
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$6032
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.46
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
77.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
35
🏙️ Population
3.02M
3.51M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 2% more expensive than in Bosnia and Herzegovina ($599). Albania ranked 142nd vs 148th for Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 months in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ranked 53rd and 73rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina

AlbaniaBosnia and Herzegovina
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$21.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$4.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.54
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.27
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$1.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$376
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$245
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$93
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$143
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$24.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
4.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1432
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$1037
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$29.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$6.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$6.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$8.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$6.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$6.53
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$3.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$24.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$3.89
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$22.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$3.59
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$85.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$2528

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina

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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 Bosnia and Herzegovina

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sarajevo
$674
276K
Banja Luka
$657
199K
Bijeljina
$584
115K
Mostar
$635
113K
Tuzla
$576
111K
Zenica
$550
111K
Prijedor
$490
89.4K
Doboj
$503
68.5K
Sanski Most
$503
47.4K
Bihac
$453
43K