Albania vs Papua New Guinea - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaPapua New Guinea
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$530
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1280
🏠 One person rent
$245
$238
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$413
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$203
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$32.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$335
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$2637
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.16
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
64.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
27
🏙️ Population
3.02M
8.94M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 15% more expensive than in Papua New Guinea ($530). Albania ranked 142nd vs 174th for Papua New Guinea 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 0.6 months in Papua New Guinea. Ranked 53rd and 110th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Papua New Guinea

AlbaniaPapua New Guinea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$3.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$4.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.79
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$230
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$147
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$437
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$287
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$40.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$62.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
12.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1038
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$719
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$19.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$7.06
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$6.43
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$4.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$6.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$7.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$2.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$3.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$3.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$23.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$18.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$3.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$35.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$65.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$112
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$3596

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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
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Korce
$698
51.2K
Elbasan
$472
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Berat
$522
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Sarande
$690
41K

In Papua New Guinea

CityCost of livingPopulation
Port Moresby
$534
317K
Lae
$519
101K