Albania vs Tajikistan - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Tajikistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$491
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$1192
🏠 One person rent
$244
$203
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$375
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$202
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$23.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$155
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$859
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
5.52
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
25
🌐 English speaking %
16%
5%
🎓 Higher education
46
19
😀 Quality of life
55
30
🏙️ Population
2.79M
8.92M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 21% more expensive than in Tajikistan ($491). Albania ranked 144th vs 182nd for Tajikistan 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 0.3 months in Tajikistan. Ranked 71st and 161st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Tajikistan

We calculate prices for Albania and Tajikistan as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 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 Tajikistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$4.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$11.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$4.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.08
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$261
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$144
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$622
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$253
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$22
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$34
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$14
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
15.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$679
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$284
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$8.84
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$3.15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.45
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$6.38
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$3.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$6.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$2.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$7.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$1.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$2.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$42
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$4.68
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$39.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$1.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$34.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$40
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$36
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$1166

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Tajikistan

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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 Tajikistan

City Cost of living Population
Dushanbe
$467
863K
Khujand
$584
182K
Qurghonteppa
$500
111K
Istaravshan
$499
57.4K
Konibodom
$502
50.4K
Tursunzoda
$503
46.7K
Panjakent
$499
33K
Buston
$498
29.8K
Ghafurov
$502
18.4K
Istiklol
$503
14.2K