Albania vs Croatia - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaCroatia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1001
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$2295
🏠 One person rent
$245
$496
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$795
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$334
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$70.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$1013
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$13828
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.49
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
78.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
47
🏙️ Population
3.02M
4.11M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 39% less expensive than in Croatia ($1001). Albania ranked 142nd vs 67th for Croatia 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 Croatia. Ranked 53rd and 35th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Croatia

AlbaniaCroatia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$8.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$36.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$6.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.62
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$439
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$763
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$549
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$114
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$26.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
3.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$3192
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$2267
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$50.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$10.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$2.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$8.65
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$7.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$4.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$8.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$39
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$5.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$41.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$6.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$87
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$90.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$168
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$5923

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Croatia

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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 Croatia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Zagreb
$1082
790K
Split
$1082
178K
Rijeka
$947
129K
Osijek
$733
84.1K
Zadar
$1056
75.1K
Pula
$926
57.1K
Kastela
$854
43.3K
Velika Gorica
$852
63.5K
Dubrovnik
$1242
42.6K
Karlovac
$822
53.1K
Slavonski Brod
$670
56.8K
Sibenik
$847
46.3K
Bjelovar
$789
40.3K
Hvar
$1116
3.77K
Cavtat
$949
2.14K