Albania vs Canada - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Canada
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$2062
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$4592
🏠 One person rent
$333
$1237
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$2006
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$561
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$2970
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$54918
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
8.55
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
82.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
76
🌐 English speaking %
16%
82.1%
🎓 Higher education
44
99
😀 Quality of life
56
91
🏙️ Population
2.79M
37M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 62% less expensive than in Canada ($2062). Albania ranked 111th vs 14th for Canada 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 1.4 months in Canada. Ranked 70th and 15th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Canada

We calculate prices for Albania and Canada as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 153 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 Canada
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.45
$15.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$68.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$5.62
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$3.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$2.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$1189
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$1055
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$2087
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1719
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$99.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$56.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
6.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$7440
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$5384
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$2.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$84.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$2.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$2.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$3.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$12.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$3.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$3.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$3.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$2.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$1.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$13.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$2.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$12.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$9.62
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$4.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$2.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$40.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$81.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$58.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$89.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$840
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$13725

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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 Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2631
2.79M
Montreal
$1835
1.76M
Calgary
$2111
1.31M
Edmonton
$1741
1.01M
Ottawa
$2193
1.02M
Mississauga
$2623
722K
Vancouver
$2573
662K
Hamilton
$2246
569K
Brampton
$2145
594K
Winnipeg
$1721
705K
Surrey
$2556
518K
Quebec City
$1669
549K
London
$2062
422K
Markham
$2433
329K
Laval
$1891
438K
Halifax
$2186
440K
Vaughan
$2293
306K
Burnaby
$2602
233K
Longueuil
$1967
254K
Gatineau
$1546
291K
Burlington
$2255
183K
Kitchener
$2095
233K
Saskatoon
$1864
246K
Richmond Hill
$2639
195K
Oakville
$2187
194K
Oshawa
$1595
159K
Richmond
$2248
198K
Windsor
$1803
217K
Regina
$1540
215K
Coquitlam
$2584
139K