Albania vs Finland - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Finland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$1529
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$3638
🏠 One person rent
$333
$732
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$1261
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$547
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$91.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$2738
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$50916
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
8.7
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
81.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
87
🌐 English speaking %
16%
70.2%
🎓 Higher education
44
96
😀 Quality of life
56
91
🏙️ Population
2.79M
5.52M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 48% less expensive than in Finland ($1529). Albania ranked 111th vs 29th for Finland 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 1.8 months in Finland. Ranked 70th and 14th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Finland

We calculate prices for Albania and Finland as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 49 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 Finland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.45
$13.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$85.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$7.68
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$4.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$2.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$740
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$610
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$1354
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1067
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$73.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$113
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$22.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
3.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$4458
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$3050
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$3.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$63.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$19.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$2.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$2.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$3.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$8.04
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$11.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$19.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$3.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$1.05
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$3.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$2.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$10.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$13.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$1.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$42.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$16.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$90.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$22.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$81
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$84.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$334
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$7413

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$993
418K
Kamez
$789
127K
Durres
$763
113K
Fier
$624
121K
Vlore
$707
131K
Shkoder
$668
112K
Elbasan
$587
78.7K
Sarande
$750
41K
Korce
$551
51.2K
Berat
$591
36.5K

In Finland

City Cost of living Population
Helsinki
$1839
665K
Espoo
$1904
297K
Tampere
$1518
225K
Oulu
$1459
201K
Vantaa
$1657
215K
Turku
$1521
188K
Jyvaskyla
$1433
141K
Lahti
$1398
118K
Pori
$1258
85.4K
Kuopio
$1363
122K
Hameenlinna
$1320
68K
Joensuu
$1397
75.5K
Kouvola
$1369
85.9K
Rovaniemi
$1394
62.4K
Seinajoki
$1251
64.2K
Vaasa
$1358
67.6K
Lappeenranta
$1358
72.9K
Mikkeli
$1325
54.7K
Salo
$1329
53K
Porvoo
$1276
49.9K
Lohja
$1253
46.8K
Hyvinkaa
$1287
46.7K
Kokkola
$1313
47.6K
Nurmijarvi
$1498
42.7K
Tuusula
$1501
38.6K
Kotka
$1344
53.5K
Kajaani
$1306
37.6K
Rauma
$1262
39.8K
Kaarina
$1476
33.1K
Kerava
$1493
35.3K