Albania vs Malta - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaMalta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1519
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$3587
🏠 One person rent
$245
$857
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$1585
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$491
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$60
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$1374
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$27885
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.3
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
82.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
53
🏙️ Population
3.02M
465K

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 60% less expensive than in Malta ($1519). Albania ranked 142nd vs 26th for Malta 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 0.9 months in Malta. Ranked 53rd and 82nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Malta

AlbaniaMalta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$16.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$68.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$3.14
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$2.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$908
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$716
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$1400
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$60.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$93.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$41.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
3.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$4411
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$2907
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$2.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$32.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$23.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$2.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$8.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$16.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$3.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$3.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$3.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$2.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$8.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$6.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$9.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$69
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$87.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$426
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$8902

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Malta

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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 Malta

CityCost of livingPopulation
Mosta
$1366
20.2K
Birkirkara
$1616
24.4K
Sliema
$1610
16.9K
Zabbar
$1633
15.4K
Naxxar
$1442
13.4K
St. Paul's Bay
$1290
21K
San Gwann
$1558
12.5K
Marsaskala
$1459
12.1K
Gzira
$1783
8.03K
Valletta
$1753
6.44K