Albania vs France - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaFrance
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1519
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$3741
🏠 One person rent
$245
$780
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$1448
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$512
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$2733
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$38625
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.27
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
82.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
69
🏙️ Population
3.02M
67.1M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 60% less expensive than in France ($1519). Albania ranked 142nd vs 27th for France 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 France. Ranked 53rd and 18th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs France

AlbaniaFrance
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$55.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$6.48
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$766
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$596
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1514
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$1166
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$177
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$35.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$6270
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$4648
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$59.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$20.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.25
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$3.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$16.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$12.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$19.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$3.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$3.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$2.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$8.32
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$11.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$8.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$2.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$29.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$20.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$93.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$712
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$11702

Cities Comparison in Albania vs France

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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 France

CityCost of livingPopulation
Paris
$2334
2.18M
Marseille
$1514
868K
Lyon
$1524
519K
Toulouse
$1496
487K
Nantes
$1369
314K
Montpellier
$1408
290K
Nice
$1642
341K
Strasbourg
$1476
285K
Bordeaux
$1496
257K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1467
121K
Lille
$1425
233K
Rennes
$1336
218K
Reims
$1271
182K
Grenoble
$1340
158K
Toulon
$1255
176K
Le Havre
$1339
170K
Aix-en-Provence
$1502
143K
Saint-Etienne
$1090
173K
Dijon
$1269
157K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1168
147K
Villeurbanne
$1466
151K
Angers
$1249
155K
Nimes
$1215
150K
Annecy
$1629
128K
Limoges
$1120
131K
Le Mans
$1248
143K
Tours
$1302
136K
Brest
$1147
140K
Amiens
$1249
134K
Versailles
$1768
85.2K