Albania vs Italy - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaItaly
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1359
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$3347
🏠 One person rent
$245
$661
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$1139
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$448
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$96.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$1693
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$31676
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.13
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
53
🏙️ Population
3.02M
60.3M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 55% less expensive than in Italy ($1359). Albania ranked 142nd vs 35th for Italy 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 1.2 months in Italy. Ranked 53rd and 23rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Italy

AlbaniaItaly
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$14.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$55.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$9.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$5.2
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$668
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$483
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1231
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$868
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$32.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$4317
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$2421
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$42.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$19
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$3.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$14.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$9.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$17.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$6.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$11.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$3.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$54
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$9.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$99.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$90.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$98
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$501
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$11619

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Italy

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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 Italy

CityCost of livingPopulation
Rome
$1698
2.87M
Milan
$1783
1.37M
Turin
$1271
871K
Naples
$1295
966K
Palermo
$1155
668K
Genoa
$1340
580K
Bologna
$1403
389K
Florence
$1500
381K
Bari
$1109
323K
Venice
$1568
261K
Verona
$1369
257K
Catania
$1125
312K
Padua
$1241
210K
Trieste
$1277
204K
Reggio Calabria
$969
181K
Brescia
$1324
197K
Modena
$1432
185K
Parma
$1474
196K
Messina
$1101
234K
Reggio Emilia
$1310
172K
Prato
$1553
193K
Taranto
$1055
198K
Rimini
$1405
149K
Ferrara
$1204
132K
Livorno
$1317
158K
Syracuse
$1311
121K
Trento
$1349
118K
Cagliari
$1186
154K
Perugia
$1117
166K
Forli
$1230
118K