Albania vs Kenya - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Kenya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$523
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$1431
🏠 One person rent
$333
$196
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$463
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$190
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$94.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$345
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$2099
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
6.57
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
61.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
31
🌐 English speaking %
16%
18.8%
🎓 Higher education
44
70
😀 Quality of life
56
38
🏙️ Population
2.79M
48.5M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 51% more expensive than in Kenya ($523). Albania ranked 111th vs 170th for Kenya 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 Kenya. Ranked 70th and 127th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Kenya

We calculate prices for Albania and Kenya as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Albania Kenya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.45
$3.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$4.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$1.57
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$1.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$236
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$122
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$694
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$330
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$22.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$35.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$30.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
13.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$1417
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$999
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$26.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$8.18
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$8.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$3.61
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$8.35
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$2.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$3.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$0.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$29.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$4.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$15.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$3.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$14.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$38.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$5976

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$993
418K
Kamez
$789
127K
Durres
$763
113K
Fier
$624
121K
Vlore
$707
131K
Shkoder
$668
112K
Elbasan
$587
78.7K
Sarande
$750
41K
Korce
$551
51.2K
Berat
$591
36.5K

In Kenya

City Cost of living Population
Nairobi
$575
5.55M
Kisumu
$395
410K
Mombasa
$440
1.2M
Eldoret
$364
289K
Thika
$476
279K
Nakuru
$391
308K
Mumias
$380
100K
Machakos
$466
114K
Malindi
$405
120K
Meru
$432
42.7K