Albania vs China - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaChina
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$752
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1988
🏠 One person rent
$245
$335
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$584
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$260
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$69.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$889
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$10500
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
6.04
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
42
🏙️ Population
3.02M
1.44B

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 19% less expensive than in China ($752). Albania ranked 142nd vs 108th for China 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 1.2 months in China. Ranked 53rd and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs China

AlbaniaChina
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$3.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$22.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$5.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.72
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$393
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$254
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$690
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$466
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$38
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$58.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$14.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
5.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$5008
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$2704
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$19.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$4.64
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$4.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$5.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$36.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$6.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$36.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$5.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$60.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$88.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$437
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$13910

Cities Comparison in Albania vs China

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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 China

CityCost of livingPopulation
Shanghai
$1509
23.4M
Beijing
$1248
21.7M
Hong Kong
$2721
7.5M
Guangzhou
$868
13.1M
Shenzhen
$1139
11.9M
Nanyang
$788
12M
Hangzhou
$892
9.47M
Suzhou
$975
10.5M
Shijiazhuang
$625
10.8M
Tianjin
$733
13.2M
Zhoukou
$822
9.9M
Chengdu
$735
11.1M
Wuhan
$707
11.9M
Handan
$820
9.55M
Hefei
$708
7.46M
Weifang
$557
9.37M
Ganzhou
$808
8.68M
Ningbo
$733
7.64M
Fuyang
$787
8.36M
Shenyang
$690
7.94M
Linyi
$504
10.8M
Changchun
$655
7.67M
Foshan
$628
7.91M
Jining
$729
8.08M
Nanning
$729
7.15M
Nanjing
$843
6.32M
Xingtai
$762
7.88M
Zhumadian
$791
7.64M
Quanzhou
$828
6.48M
Tangshan
$800
7.54M