Albania vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

AlbaniaTurkey
🚶 Cost of living One person
$608
$447
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1496
$1140
🏠 One person rent
$245
$180
🏘️ Family rent
$401
$296
🍽️ Food Expenses
$229
$159
🚐 Transport Expenses
$54
$57.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$400
$428
💸 GDP per capita
$5215
$8538
😃 Human freedom index
7.7
7.04
❤️ Life expectancy
78.6
77.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
40
🏙️ Population
3.02M
83.6M

The average cost of living in Albania ($608) is 36% more expensive than in Turkey ($447). Albania ranked 142nd vs 188th for Turkey 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 months in Turkey. Ranked 53rd and 50th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Turkey

AlbaniaTurkey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$3.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.39
$3.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.29
☕ Cappuccino
$1.39
$1.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
$186
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$163
$118
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$313
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
$207
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$36.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.2
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$11.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
16.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1340
$809
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$668
$551
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
$5.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.56
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$0.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$5.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$3.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
$9.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$0.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$0.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
$7.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$2.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.41
$2.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.87
$1.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.8
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$18.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.58
$2.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.3
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.06
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$32.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
$56.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$259
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2808
$5421

Cities Comparison in Albania vs Turkey

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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 Turkey

CityCost of livingPopulation
Istanbul
$618
14.7M
Ankara
$530
5.5M
Izmir
$527
4.32M
Bursa
$446
2.9M
Adana
$323
2.22M
Antalya
$473
2.43M
Konya
$337
2.23M
Urfa
$354
1.99M
Mersin
$339
1.81M
Gaziantep
$358
2.03M
Kocaeli
$439
1.95M
Kayseri
$330
1.39M
Diyarbakir
$320
1.73M
Samsun
$344
1.34M
Tekirdag
$388
1.03M
Denizli
$312
963K
Trabzon
$405
808K
Eskisehir
$371
871K
Erzurum
$374
768K
Elazig
$405
422K
Malatya
$376
462K
Kahramanmaras
$332
444K
Batman
$400
447K
Van
$384
353K
Antakya
$391
378K
Sivas
$376
378K
Alanya
$488
312K
Gebze
$344
371K
Manisa
$408
357K
Izmit
$293
363K