Albania vs Mauritius - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Mauritius
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$629
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1575
🏠 One person rent
$244
$259
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$499
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$44.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$497
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$8628
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
8.07
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
54
🌐 English speaking %
16%
16%
🎓 Higher education
46
47
😀 Quality of life
55
54
🏙️ Population
2.79M
1.26M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 6% less expensive than in Mauritius ($629). Albania ranked 144th vs 134th for Mauritius 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 0.8 months in Mauritius. Ranked 71st and 76th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Mauritius

We calculate prices for Albania and Mauritius as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 8 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 Mauritius
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$2
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$173
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$595
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$376
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$33.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
6.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1009
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$1068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$25.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.45
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$7.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$5.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$4.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.7
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$6.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$4.31
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$3240

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$762
418K
Vlore
$447
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Fier
$468
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Kamez
$489
127K
Shkoder
$478
112K
Durres
$518
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Elbasan
$541
78.7K
Korce
$659
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Berat
$411
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Sarande
$699
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In Mauritius

City Cost of living Population
Port Louis
$672
149K
Quatre Bornes
$622
81.8K
Curepipe
$604
77.5K
Goodlands
$561
20.7K
Triolet
$565
23.4K
Centre de Flacq
$589
15.8K
Mahebourg
$635
15.8K
Bambous
$609
15.3K