Albania vs Sierra Leone - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Sierra Leone
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$748
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1619
🏠 One person rent
$244
$400
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$635
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$250
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$50
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$1508
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$509
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
6.7
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
55.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
34
🌐 English speaking %
16%
83.5%
🎓 Higher education
46
26
😀 Quality of life
55
38
🏙️ Population
2.79M
7.56M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 21% less expensive than in Sierra Leone ($748). Albania ranked 144th vs 110th for Sierra Leone 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 2 months in Sierra Leone. Ranked 71st and 131st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Sierra Leone

We calculate prices for Albania and Sierra Leone as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 3 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 Sierra Leone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$4.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$23.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$6.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$0.88
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$158
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$625
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$345
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$95.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$87.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
12.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1009
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$1003
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$14
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$9.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$2.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$9.14
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$5.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$5.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.04
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$2.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$1.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.86
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$4.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$1.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$2.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$1.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$53.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$4.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$18.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$2.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$27.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$25.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$85.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$2717

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Sierra Leone

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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 Sierra Leone

City Cost of living Population
Freetown
$739
951K
Bo
$770
234K
Kenema
$763
188K