Albania vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$976
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$2348
🏠 One person rent
$333
$446
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$776
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$359
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$81.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$795
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$11497
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
6.55
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
70.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
31
🌐 English speaking %
16%
13%
🎓 Higher education
44
89
😀 Quality of life
56
42
🏙️ Population
2.79M
125M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 19% less expensive than in Mexico ($976). Albania ranked 111th vs 82nd for Mexico 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 0.8 months in Mexico. Ranked 70th and 115th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Mexico

We calculate prices for Albania and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 144 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 Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.45
$9.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$33.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$8.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$2.5
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$3.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$557
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$971
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$40.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$63.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
11.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$1664
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$1339
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$30.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$11.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$2.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$8.89
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$7.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$13.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$4.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$6.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$3.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$4.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$33.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$10.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$93.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$273
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$5767

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Mexico

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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 Mexico

City Cost of living Population
Mexico City
$1289
9.21M
Tijuana
$1178
1.96M
Zapopan
$1214
1.48M
Ecatepec de Morelos
$905
1.93M
Monterrey
$1393
1.14M
Saltillo
$926
864K
Ciudad Juarez
$1100
1.32M
Guadalajara
$1028
1.46M
Leon
$833
1.58M
Puebla
$1071
1.43M
Aguascalientes
$812
934K
Mexicali
$1040
1.03M
Chihuahua
$991
878K
Naucalpan
$901
872K
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$828
1.08M
San Luis Potosi
$969
773K
Cancun
$1239
889K
Culiacan
$792
808K
Queretaro
$982
626K
Morelia
$752
963K
Merida
$1124
892K
Irapuato
$761
593K
Tlaquepaque
$785
664K
Torreon
$773
717K
Hermosillo
$912
856K
Acapulco
$847
673K
Ensenada
$1021
557K
Cuautitlan Izcalli
$815
531K
Reynosa
$903
589K
Apodaca
$969
523K