Albania vs Pakistan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Pakistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$354
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$863
🏠 One person rent
$333
$140
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$258
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$128
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$46.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$177
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$1589
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
5.49
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
66.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
29
🌐 English speaking %
16%
48.9%
🎓 Higher education
44
60
😀 Quality of life
56
28
🏙️ Population
2.79M
224M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 123% more expensive than in Pakistan ($354). Albania ranked 111th vs 197th for Pakistan 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 0.5 months in Pakistan. Ranked 70th and 153rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Pakistan

We calculate prices for Albania and Pakistan as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 36 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 Pakistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.45
$1.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$12.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$3.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$1.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$0.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$101
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$70.5
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$232
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$150
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$78.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$13
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
17.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$361
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$8.42
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$3.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$1.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$4.94
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$2.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$3.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$0.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$0.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$3.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$1.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$1.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$1.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$0.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$12.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$3.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$10.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$3.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$14.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$54.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$36.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$1072

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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 Pakistan

City Cost of living Population
Karachi
$412
14.9M
Lahore
$384
11.1M
Faisalabad
$288
3.2M
Peshawar
$330
1.97M
Multan
$307
1.87M
Hyderabad
$296
1.73M
Rawalpindi
$321
2.1M
Gujranwala
$240
2.03M
Islamabad
$390
1.01M
Bahawalpur
$265
762K
Quetta
$313
1M
Sialkot
$298
592K
Sargodha
$331
660K
Larkana
$299
491K
Sukkur
$292
500K
Sheikhupura
$339
473K
Nawabshah
$289
263K
Okara
$293
232K
Dera Ghazi Khan
$237
399K
Gujrat
$277
391K
Jhang
$367
414K
Mardan
$342
359K
Mirpur Khas
$326
237K
Mingora
$315
280K
Jacobabad
$288
201K
Chiniot
$336
478K
Wah
$270
259K
Burewala
$303
203K
Kamoke
$268
231K
Kohat
$303
171K