Albania vs New Zealand - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaNew Zealand
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$1782
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$4031
🏠 One person rent
$245
$1023
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$1700
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$485
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$3048
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$41792
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.85
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
81.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
88
🏙️ Population
3.02M
5.11M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 66% less expensive than in New Zealand ($1782). Albania ranked 142nd vs 16th for New Zealand 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 1.7 months in New Zealand. Ranked 53rd and 15th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs New Zealand

AlbaniaNew Zealand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$59.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$8.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$7.01
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$2.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$1035
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$821
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1805
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$1407
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$57.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
3.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$5415
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$4017
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$103
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$19.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.49
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$4.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$8.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$9.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$2.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$3.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$2.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.75
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$3.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$20.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$11.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$2.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$38.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$77.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$746
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$10282

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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 New Zealand

CityCost of livingPopulation
Auckland
$2261
1.47M
Wellington
$1979
419K
Christchurch
$1660
383K
Manukau
$1290
376K
Hamilton
$1625
177K
Waitakere
$1412
208K
Tauranga
$1599
135K
Lower Hutt
$1486
103K
Palmerston North
$1351
81.5K
Dunedin
$1350
106K
New Plymouth
$1467
57.6K
Rotorua
$1308
58.5K
Hibiscus Coast
$1460
59.8K
Porirua
$969
59.6K
Whangarei
$1424
54.4K
Hastings
$1748
49K
Napier
$1349
66.3K
Whanganui
$1046
42.2K
Invercargill
$1236
50.2K
Upper Hutt
$1431
44.3K
Nelson
$1534
49.3K
Gisborne
$1551
37K
Paraparaumu
$1457
30.1K
Timaru
$1505
28.7K
Pukekohe
$1353
26.5K
Taupo
$1392
25.4K
Blenheim
$1604
28.2K
Masterton
$1470
21.4K
Queenstown
$1946
16K
Wanaka
$1183
8.9K