Albania vs Japan - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaJapan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1370
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$3428
🏠 One person rent
$245
$619
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$1149
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$455
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$172
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$2728
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$40113
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.49
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
84.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
74
🏙️ Population
3.02M
126M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 56% less expensive than in Japan ($1370). Albania ranked 142nd vs 34th for Japan 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 2 months in Japan. Ranked 53rd and 3rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Japan

AlbaniaJapan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$7.53
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$38.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$6.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$3.96
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$1.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$638
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$427
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1370
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$833
🔌 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
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$5222
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$3435
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$2.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$82.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$31.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.96
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$3.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$2.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$15.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$7.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$5.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$4.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$4.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$3.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$10.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$4.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$12.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$67.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$15.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$39.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$20.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$59.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$73.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$405
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$12585

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Japan

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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 Japan

CityCost of livingPopulation
Tokyo
$1938
14M
Yokohama
$1826
3.76M
Osaka
$1573
2.75M
Nagoya
$1638
2.33M
Sapporo
$1330
1.96M
Kawasaki
$1493
1.54M
Kobe
$1562
1.51M
Fukuoka
$1447
1.6M
Kyoto
$1530
1.46M
Hiroshima
$1547
1.2M
Saitama
$1456
1.32M
Sakai
$1442
824K
Kitakyushu
$1287
935K
Chiba
$1625
982K
Sendai
$1271
1.06M
Yokosuka
$1325
390K
Shizuoka
$1219
686K
Sagamihara
$1322
726K
Kashiwa
$1258
434K
Funabashi
$1299
641K
Kawaguchi
$1252
593K
Kagoshima
$1308
594K
Nagasaki
$1200
405K
Kurashiki
$1340
475K
Himeji
$1333
528K
Amagasaki
$1447
451K
Hamamatsu
$1452
788K
Otsu
$1569
343K
Machida
$1366
434K
Okayama
$1243
720K