Albania vs Colombia - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Colombia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$548
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1340
🏠 One person rent
$244
$239
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$409
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$177
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$78
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$312
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$5335
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
7.01
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
77.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
39
🌐 English speaking %
16%
4.2%
🎓 Higher education
46
78
😀 Quality of life
55
50
🏙️ Population
2.79M
49.1M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 8% more expensive than in Colombia ($548). Albania ranked 144th vs 158th for Colombia 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 0.6 months in Colombia. Ranked 71st and 91st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Colombia

We calculate prices for Albania and Colombia as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 50 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 Colombia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$3.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$14.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$4.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.05
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$242
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$441
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$20.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
11.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1510
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$27.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$10.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$3.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$3.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$4.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$8.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$4.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$3.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$19.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$3.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$4.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$60.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$3736

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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 Colombia

City Cost of living Population
Bogota
$679
7.74M
Medellin
$648
2.53M
Cali
$555
2.47M
Barranquilla
$577
1.27M
Cartagena
$799
1.04M
Valledupar
$471
544K
Villavicencio
$411
664K
Soacha
$466
660K
Cucuta
$384
750K
Pereira
$414
591K
Monteria
$486
505K
Bucaramanga
$480
581K
Soledad
$440
456K
Buenaventura
$433
424K
Santa Marta
$537
516K
Ibague
$363
541K
Manizales
$474
434K
Palmira
$391
349K
Armenia
$421
301K
Neiva
$390
353K
Pasto
$405
393K
Popayan
$400
301K
Envigado
$500
229K
Floridablanca
$404
267K
Bello
$402
372K
Sincelejo
$421
287K
Tulua
$393
219K
Duitama
$444
127K
Cartago
$392
211K
Tumaco
$432
213K