Albania vs Moldova - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaMoldova
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$537
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1357
🏠 One person rent
$245
$252
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$452
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$193
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$23.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$409
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$4551
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
6.97
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
71.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
34
🏙️ Population
3.02M
2.55M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 13% more expensive than in Moldova ($537). Albania ranked 142nd vs 172nd for Moldova 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 Moldova. Ranked 53rd and 90th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Moldova

AlbaniaMoldova
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$3.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$19.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$4.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.3
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$246
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$158
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$489
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$302
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$67.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$103
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$8.99
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
8.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1014
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$692
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$9.98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$3.73
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$0.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$7.06
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$5.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$0.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$4.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$1.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$7.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$3.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$27.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$5.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$4.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$59.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$75.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$228
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$3791

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Moldova

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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 Moldova

CityCost of livingPopulation
Chisinau
$605
639K
Bender
$632
91.9K
Balti
$381
102K
Tiraspol
$347
134K
Ungheni
$432
30.8K
Cahul
$531
30K
Dubasari
$429
28.5K
Soroca
$431
22.2K
Comrat
$531
20.1K
Orhei
$429
21.1K