Albania vs Slovakia - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaSlovakia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$990
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$2287
🏠 One person rent
$245
$555
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$905
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$302
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$47.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$1080
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$19157
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
8.29
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
77.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
49
🏙️ Population
3.02M
5.4M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 39% less expensive than in Slovakia ($990). Albania ranked 142nd vs 68th for Slovakia 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 1.1 months in Slovakia. Ranked 53rd and 27th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Slovakia

AlbaniaSlovakia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$6.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$31.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$6.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.83
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$2.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$1.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$514
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$390
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$852
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$663
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$185
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$19.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$2683
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$1977
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.91
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$27.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$12.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$2.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$9.65
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$6.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.03
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$1.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$5.52
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$4.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$1.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$33.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$7.89
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$29.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$6.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$67.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$74.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$419
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$6531

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Slovakia

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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 Slovakia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Bratislava
$1137
430K
Kosice
$1091
239K
Nitra
$1056
77.4K
Petrzalka
$917
103K
Zilina
$922
82.7K
Presov
$781
88.7K
Banska Bystrica
$1002
78.3K
Trnava
$901
65.4K
Trencin
$872
55.6K
Martin
$956
55K
Prievidza
$947
48.1K
Poprad
$931
52K
Povazska Bystrica
$780
39.8K
Zvolen
$849
42.5K
Nove Zamky
$852
38.2K
Komarno
$917
33.9K
Levice
$824
32.7K
Spisska Nova Ves
$1070
37.3K
Michalovce
$858
39.2K
Ruzomberok
$798
26.9K
Piestany
$874
27.3K
Liptovsky Mikulas
$944
32.6K
Lucenec
$884
28K