Albania vs Rwanda - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Rwanda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1701
🏠 One person rent
$244
$325
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$716
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$57.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$376
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$798
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
6.36
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
69.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
53
🌐 English speaking %
16%
15%
🎓 Higher education
46
20
😀 Quality of life
55
47
🏙️ Population
2.79M
12.2M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 11% less expensive than in Rwanda ($664). Albania ranked 144th vs 127th for Rwanda 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 0.6 months in Rwanda. Ranked 71st and 101st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Rwanda

We calculate prices for Albania and Rwanda 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 Rwanda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$2.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$30.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$7.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$0.96
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$2.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$236
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$1097
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$515
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$30.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$47.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$37.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
17.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$2989
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$620
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$15.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.58
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$4.05
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$4.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$3.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$3.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$8.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$1.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$6.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$3.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$34.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$20.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$2.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$22.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$34.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$125
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$1720

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Rwanda

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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 Rwanda

City Cost of living Population
Kigali
$677
1.16M
Gisenyi
$628
137K
Ruhengeri
$600
59.3K
Butare
$578
50.2K
Byumba
$668
34.5K
Cyangugu
$625
27.4K
Nyanza
$584
25.4K
Kibuye
$663
12.3K