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Cost of Living in Sarande | Albania

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$592
$1495
🛋️ Without rent
$326
$1012
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$265
$483
🍽️ Food
$202
$552
🚐 Transport
$45.5
$132
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$224
🏙️ Population
41k

The average cost of living in Sarande is $592, which is in the top 24% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7021st out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 10 in Albania.

The median after-tax salary is $224, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8237th (TOP 89%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 10th best city to live in Albania. With an estimated population of 41k, Sarande is the 9th largest city in Albania.

Why living in Sarande costs 2.6 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Sarande for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport33 kmIoannis Kapodistrias International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent9.5 µg/m³
Cost of living in Sarande infographic

Prices in Sarande

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
☕ Cappuccino
$1.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.91

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.42
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.63

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$289
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$612
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$360
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1080
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$674

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$139
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3214