Albania vs Portugal - Cost of Living Comparison

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Albania Portugal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$795
$1286
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1906
$3012
🏠 One person rent
$335
$763
🏘️ Family rent
$563
$1365
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$354
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.8
$49.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$537
$1186
💸 GDP per capita
$6810
$24515
😃 Human freedom index
7.67
8.27
❤️ Life expectancy
76.5
81.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
61
🌐 English speaking %
16%
27.3%
🎓 Higher education
43
88
😀 Quality of life
56
75
🏙️ Population
2.79M
10.3M

The average cost of living in Albania ($795) is 38% less expensive than in Portugal ($1286). Albania ranked 111th vs 44th for Portugal 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 0.9 months in Portugal. Ranked 70th and 37th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Portugal

We calculate prices for Albania and Portugal as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 124 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 Portugal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.44
$10.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37.2
$41.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.53
$8.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.33
$2.35
 Cappuccino
$1.59
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.51
$1.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$345
$790
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$606
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$651
$1458
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$424
$1138
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$50.3
$79.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$77.2
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.4
$41
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.91%
4.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1766
$3036
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1014
$2153
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.45
$2.09
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.5
$40.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.3
$10.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.97
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.68
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.17
$2.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$10.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.62
$7.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.3
$4.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.48
$5.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.51
$6.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.37
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.13
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$2.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.9
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.26
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23
$71.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.79
$14.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
$72
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.7
$80.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$413
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2633
$7880

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$1002
418K
Kamez
$798
127K
Durres
$762
113K
Fier
$628
121K
Vlore
$707
131K
Shkoder
$670
112K
Elbasan
$591
78.7K
Sarande
$756
41K
Korce
$548
51.2K
Berat
$594
36.5K

In Portugal

City Cost of living Population
Lisbon
$1694
546K
Sintra
$1463
378K
Cascais
$1682
206K
Porto
$1386
238K
Matosinhos
$1436
175K
Vila Nova de Gaia
$1258
302K
Loures
$1408
205K
Odivelas
$1415
145K
Seixal
$1295
158K
Oeiras
$1423
172K
Gondomar
$1314
168K
Almada
$1674
177K
Braga
$1217
181K
Amadora
$1379
175K
Coimbra
$1178
143K
Santa Maria da Feira
$1119
139K
Guimaraes
$1251
158K
Leiria
$1329
127K
Vila Nova de Famalicao
$1134
134K
Vila do Conde
$925
79.5K
Maia
$1504
135K
Funchal
$1009
112K
Setubal
$1356
123K
Valongo
$1307
93.9K
Amora
$1240
48.6K
Sesimbra
$1310
52.5K
Vila Franca de Xira
$1204
137K
Barcelos
$829
120K
Mafra
$1360
76.7K
Agualva-Cacem
$1381
81.8K