Albania vs Philippines - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Philippines
🚶 Cost of living one person
$790
$618
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1892
$1587
🏠 One person rent
$333
$291
🏘️ Family rent
$555
$595
🍽️ Food expenses
$312
$236
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.1
$31.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$361
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$3499
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
6.46
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
69.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
34
🌐 English speaking %
16%
58.2%
🎓 Higher education
44
58
😀 Quality of life
56
46
🏙️ Population
2.79M
109M

The average cost of living in Albania ($790) is 28% more expensive than in the Philippines ($618). Albania ranked 111th vs 151st for the Philippines 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 the Philippines. Ranked 70th and 94th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs the Philippines

We calculate prices for Albania and the Philippines as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 86 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 Philippines
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.45
$3.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$21.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$3.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$1.26
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$338
$273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$249
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$717
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$387
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.8
$71.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$110
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$32.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
7.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1749
$2328
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$995
$1307
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$12.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
$2.82
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.16
$1.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$6.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.6
$4.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6.53
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$2.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$2.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
$7.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.45
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.49
$3.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$3.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
$1.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$35.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.22
$5.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$13.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.8
$4.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$46
$33.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.2
$66.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$143
$191
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2608
$5628

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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 the Philippines

City Cost of living Population
Quezon
$771
2.96M
Manila
$778
1.85M
Davao
$613
1.78M
Makati
$802
630K
Taguig
$855
887K
Caloocan
$784
1.66M
Valenzuela
$440
715K
Pasig
$810
803K
Cebu
$732
964K
Las Pinas
$622
606K
Paranaque
$645
690K
Muntinlupa
$695
543K
Cagayan de Oro
$645
728K
San Jose del Monte
$539
652K
La Union
$564
822K
Dasmarinas
$429
703K
Marikina
$502
456K
Pasay
$643
441K
Antipolo
$559
887K
Zamboanga
$439
977K
General Trias
$600
451K
Mandaluyong
$771
426K
Bacoor
$493
665K
Imus
$660
497K
Palawan
$585
940K
Calamba
$584
540K
General Santos
$448
697K
Lapu-Lapu
$649
498K
Angeles
$659
463K
Santa Rosa
$668
415K