Albania vs Palestine - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Palestine
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$916
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$2170
🏠 One person rent
$244
$398
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$690
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$366
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$65.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$831
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$3240
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
4
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
18
🌐 English speaking %
16%
20%
🎓 Higher education
46
58
😀 Quality of life
55
41
🏙️ Population
2.79M
5.23M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 35% less expensive than in the Palestine ($916). Albania ranked 144th vs 75th for the Palestine in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Albania compared to 0.9 months in the Palestine. Ranked 71st and 123rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs the Palestine

We calculate prices for Albania and the Palestine as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 8 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 Palestine
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$8.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$43.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$9.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$4.06
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$2.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$332
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$257
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$712
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$480
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$73.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$51.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
6.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$2299
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$1289
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$1.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$49.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$1.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$7.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$6.96
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$1.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$14.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$3.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$8.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$5.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$5.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$2.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$3.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$37.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$7.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$24.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$6.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$56.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$97.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$206
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$3119

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs the Palestine

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$762
418K
Vlore
$447
131K
Fier
$468
121K
Kamez
$489
127K
Shkoder
$478
112K
Durres
$518
113K
Elbasan
$541
78.7K
Korce
$659
51.2K
Berat
$411
36.5K
Sarande
$699
41K

In the Palestine

City Cost of living Population
Ashdod
$1655
220K
Gaza
$671
516K
Nablus
$868
157K
Hebron
$784
215K
Ramallah
$1033
39K
Qalqilya
$766
41.7K
Dura
$800
28.3K
Bethlehem
$1040
36K