Albania vs Montenegro - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaMontenegro
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$720
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1822
🏠 One person rent
$245
$353
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$651
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$246
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$33.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$604
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$7686
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.63
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
45
🏙️ Population
3.02M
622K

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 16% less expensive than in Montenegro ($720). Albania ranked 142nd vs 113th for Montenegro 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 Montenegro. Ranked 53rd and 79th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Montenegro

AlbaniaMontenegro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$6.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$29.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$3.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.02
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$1.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$327
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$661
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$484
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$67.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$27.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
6.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1898
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$1356
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$32.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$6.05
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$5.94
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$5.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$7.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$5.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$6.72
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$3.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$35.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$5.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$7.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$71.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$84.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$181
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$9444

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Montenegro

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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 Montenegro

CityCost of livingPopulation
Podgorica
$745
175K
Ulcinj
$641
19.9K
Budva
$813
19.2K
Bar
$667
13.7K
Plav
$709
13.8K
Kotor
$840
12.6K
Cetinje
$539
14K
Berane
$588
11.8K
Mojkovac
$607
10.1K