Albania vs Saudi Arabia - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaSaudi Arabia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$952
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$2312
🏠 One person rent
$245
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$721
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$291
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$1665
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$20110
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
5.56
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
53
🏙️ Population
3.02M
33M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 36% less expensive than in Saudi Arabia ($952). Albania ranked 142nd vs 71st for Saudi Arabia 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 1.7 months in Saudi Arabia. Ranked 53rd and 43rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Saudi Arabia

AlbaniaSaudi Arabia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$6.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$34.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$6.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.44
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$3.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$423
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$256
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$763
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$512
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$58.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$89.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$68.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
4.36%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$1443
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$889
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$45.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$13.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$2.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$2.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$5.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$6.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.57
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$3.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$7.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$4.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$3.07
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$88.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$16.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$4.71
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$46
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$90.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$298
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$5577

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Saudi Arabia

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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
112K
Korce
$698
51.2K
Elbasan
$472
78.7K
Berat
$522
36.5K
Sarande
$690
41K

In Saudi Arabia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Riyadh
$1014
8M
Jeddah
$938
3.98M
Mecca
$822
1.68M
Medina
$1063
1.18M
Dammam
$974
903K
Tabuk
$878
513K
Al-Mubarraz
$921
299K
Jubail
$876
379K
Abha
$798
236K
Ha'il
$667
311K
Dhahran
$863
138K
Yanbu
$808
299K
Ar Rass
$747
92.5K
Dumat al-Jandal
$767
86.1K
Bareq
$767
75.4K
Najran
$936
72K
Qatif
$615
68.4K
Sakakah
$655
53.7K
Al Wajh
$768
43.2K
Unaizah
$765
40.7K
Bisha
$765
31.5K
As Sulayyil
$763
8.21K