Albania vs Jamaica - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaJamaica
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$829
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$2054
🏠 One person rent
$245
$353
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$689
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$327
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$80.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$600
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$4665
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.21
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
44
🏙️ Population
3.02M
2.89M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 27% less expensive than in Jamaica ($829). Albania ranked 142nd vs 96th for Jamaica 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 0.7 months in Jamaica. Ranked 53rd and 97th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Jamaica

AlbaniaJamaica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$44.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$5.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.98
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$2.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$417
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$226
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$900
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$489
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$54
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$83
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$34.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
7.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1289
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$783
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$36.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$21.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$2.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$2.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$3.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$4.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$4.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$7.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$6.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$7.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$2.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$46.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$8.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$20.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$6.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$32.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$203
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$1269

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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 Jamaica

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kingston
$963
580K
Spanish Town
$717
131K
Half Way Tree
$683
96.5K
Montego Bay
$743
110K
May Pen
$703
61.5K
Mandeville
$603
48.3K
Savanna-la-Mar
$669
30K
Old Harbour
$528
28.7K
Linstead
$636
22.8K
Port Antonio
$659
14.4K