Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$546
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1326
🏠 One person rent
$244
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$409
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$209
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$31.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$565
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$6080
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
7.54
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
77.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
35
🌐 English speaking %
16%
16%
🎓 Higher education
46
43
😀 Quality of life
55
50
🏙️ Population
2.79M
3.51M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 8% more expensive than in Bosnia and Herzegovina ($546). Albania ranked 144th vs 160th 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 0.6 months in Albania compared to 1 months in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ranked 71st and 86th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina

We calculate prices for Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$4.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$19.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$3.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$1.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$181
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$125
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$331
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$239
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$85
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$19.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
3.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1375
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$990
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$24.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$6.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$5.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$7.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$0.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$5.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$3.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$2.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$21.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$3.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$19.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$3.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$61.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$73.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$142
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$3075

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina

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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 Bosnia and Herzegovina

City Cost of living Population
Sarajevo
$626
276K
Banja Luka
$603
199K
Mostar
$590
106K
Bijeljina
$480
115K
Tuzla
$565
111K
Zenica
$474
111K
Prijedor
$467
89.4K
Sanski Most
$459
47.4K
Doboj
$437
68.5K
Bihac
$409
43K