Albania vs Libya - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Libya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$398
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$980
🏠 One person rent
$244
$152
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$265
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$154
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$43.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$273
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$3699
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
5.05
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
73.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
17
🌐 English speaking %
16%
2%
🎓 Higher education
46
31
😀 Quality of life
55
32
🏙️ Population
2.79M
6.68M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 49% more expensive than in Libya ($398). Albania ranked 144th vs 192nd for Libya in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Albania compared to 0.7 months in Libya. Ranked 71st and 153rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Libya

We calculate prices for Albania and Libya as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 13 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 Libya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$20.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$2.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$0.71
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$0.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$140
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$102
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$326
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$186
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$16.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$24.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$26.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
10.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$311
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$17.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$8.91
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$5.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$3.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$7.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$1.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$3.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$1.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$21.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$3.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$21.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$1.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$27.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$53.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$53.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$1046

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Libya

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$762
418K
Vlore
$447
131K
Fier
$468
121K
Kamez
$489
127K
Shkoder
$478
112K
Durres
$518
113K
Elbasan
$541
78.7K
Korce
$659
51.2K
Berat
$411
36.5K
Sarande
$699
41K

In Libya

City Cost of living Population
Tripoli
$457
1.13M
Benghazi
$427
632K
Ajdabiya
$438
416K
Misrata
$304
386K
Al-Khums
$339
202K
Gharyan
$337
188K
Sabratha
$332
102K
Tobruk
$353
136K
Derna
$412
128K
Zawiya
$309
199K
Sabha
$354
99K
Zuwarah
$332
80.3K
Yafran
$331
72.7K