Albania vs Greece - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaGreece
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$2438
🏠 One person rent
$245
$465
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$780
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$369
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$66.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$879
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$17676
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.79
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
81.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
50
🏙️ Population
3.02M
10.8M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 40% less expensive than in Greece ($1008). Albania ranked 142nd vs 65th for Greece 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 0.9 months in Greece. Ranked 53rd and 40th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Greece

AlbaniaGreece
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$40.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$8.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$4.45
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$376
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$676
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$550
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$36.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$2086
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$1685
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$43
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$13.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$3.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$7.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$7.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$5.67
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$2.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$9.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$37.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$10
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$87.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$86.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$385
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$7453

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Greece

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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 Greece

CityCost of livingPopulation
Athens
$1106
664K
Crete
$1071
623K
Thessaloniki
$1006
315K
Piraeus
$1029
164K
Patras
$873
167K
Heraklion
$929
141K
Larissa
$925
145K
Peristeri
$886
140K
Kallithea
$986
101K
Glyfada
$1298
87.3K
Nikaia
$1174
89.4K
Kifissia
$1243
47.3K
Volos
$893
86K
Komotini
$1001
51K
Nea Ionia
$987
67.1K
Rhodes
$1052
49.5K
Palaio Faliro
$1186
64K
Alexandroupoli
$882
57.8K
Chalcis
$991
59.1K
Serres
$909
58.3K
Xanthi
$853
56.1K
Nea Smyrni
$981
73.1K
Kalamata
$861
53K
Chania
$1063
53.9K
Ioannina
$936
65.6K
Kavala
$971
54K
Lamia
$923
52K
Trikala
$891
61.7K
Drama
$815
44.8K
Katerini
$830
56K