Albania vs Eritrea - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Eritrea
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$516
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1250
🏠 One person rent
$244
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$299
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$643
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
4.8
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
66.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
22
🌐 English speaking %
16%
0%
🎓 Higher education
46
13
😀 Quality of life
55
16
🏙️ Population
2.79M
3.5M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 15% more expensive than in Eritrea ($516). Albania ranked 144th vs 170th for Eritrea 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 Eritrea. Ranked 71st and 191st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Eritrea

We calculate prices for Albania and Eritrea as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 4 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 Eritrea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$17.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$4.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$220
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$462
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$288
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$35.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$54.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
12.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1056
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$6.52
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$5.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$4.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$5.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$6.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$3.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$3.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$4.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$27.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$58.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$89.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$2829

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Eritrea

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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 Eritrea

City Cost of living Population
Asmara
$522
963K
Keren
$484
120K
Massawa
$484
39.8K
Mendefera
$482
28.5K