Albania vs Egypt - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Egypt
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$418
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1099
🏠 One person rent
$244
$140
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$285
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$178
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$34
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$232
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$3569
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
4.49
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
72.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
33
🌐 English speaking %
16%
33.7%
🎓 Higher education
46
72
😀 Quality of life
55
52
🏙️ Population
2.79M
94.8M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 42% more expensive than in Egypt ($418). Albania ranked 144th vs 189th for Egypt 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 Egypt. Ranked 71st and 80th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Egypt

We calculate prices for Albania and Egypt as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 29 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 Egypt
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$16.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$4.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$150
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$91.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$344
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$209
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$21.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$33.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
11.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$661
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$2.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$3.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$9.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$0.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$0.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$9.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.37
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$2.67
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$2.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$12.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$2.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$37.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$106
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$3106

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Egypt

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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 Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$473
9.29M
Giza
$413
5.6M
Alexandria
$408
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$380
1.03M
Mansoura
$377
960K
Suez
$316
517K
Helwan
$374
619K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
543K
Port Said
$471
524K
Ismailia
$324
293K
Faiyum
$366
316K
Tanta
$341
430K
Asyut
$395
389K
Zagazig
$367
303K
Kafr El Dawwar
$365
263K
Shibin El Kom
$354
177K
Sohag
$344
194K
Minya
$364
236K
Aswan
$309
268K
Luxor
$345
202K
Benha
$340
158K
Qena
$329
201K
Damanhur
$348
244K
Hurghada
$433
161K
Damietta
$371
207K
Beni Suef
$263
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$360
15K
Dahab
$468
4.48K