Albania vs Bosnia and Herzegovina - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$656
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$1557
🏠 One person rent
$333
$290
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$466
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$255
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$36.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$642
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$7569
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
7.33
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
75.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
35
🌐 English speaking %
16%
16%
🎓 Higher education
44
45
😀 Quality of life
56
49
🏙️ Population
2.79M
3.82M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 21% more expensive than in Bosnia and Herzegovina ($656). Albania ranked 111th vs 145th 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 70th and 85th 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
$8.45
$5.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$25.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$4.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$1.75
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$1.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$1.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$214
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$160
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$375
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$275
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$96.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$23.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
3.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$1851
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$1285
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$33.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$7.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$2.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$7.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$6.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$9.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$6.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$3.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$7.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$24.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$4.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$23.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$3.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$67.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$84
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$164
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$3065

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$993
418K
Kamez
$789
127K
Durres
$763
113K
Fier
$624
121K
Vlore
$707
131K
Shkoder
$668
112K
Elbasan
$587
78.7K
Sarande
$750
41K
Korce
$551
51.2K
Berat
$591
36.5K

In Bosnia and Herzegovina

City Cost of living Population
Sarajevo
$747
276K
Banja Luka
$737
185K
Mostar
$670
113K
Tuzla
$645
111K
Zenica
$541
111K
Bijeljina
$664
115K
Bihac
$556
56.3K
Prijedor
$516
89.4K
Sanski Most
$495
47.4K
Doboj
$603
68.5K