Albania vs South Sudan - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania South Sudan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$505
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1218
🏠 One person rent
$244
$228
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$407
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$191
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$34.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$304
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$1120
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
3.6
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
58.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
11
🌐 English speaking %
16%
40%
🎓 Higher education
46
16
😀 Quality of life
55
12
🏙️ Population
2.79M
12.6M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 17% more expensive than in South Sudan ($505). Albania ranked 144th vs 175th for South Sudan 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 South Sudan. Ranked 71st and 195th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs South Sudan

We calculate prices for Albania and South Sudan as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 5 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 South Sudan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$3.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$18.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$4.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.63
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$215
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$442
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$284
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$36
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$55.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$35.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
12.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$947
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$553
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$17.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$6.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$5.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$5.98
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$6.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$3.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$3.89
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$28.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$59.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$90.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$2725

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs South Sudan

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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 South Sudan

City Cost of living Population
Juba
$514
526K
Bor
$506
315K
Wau
$500
233K
Malakal
$493
147K
Yambio
$492
130K