Albania is 39.0% cheaper than United States.

If you lived in Albania instead of United States, you would:

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pay 48.8% less for restaurants

 
United States
Albania
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.02
 
$7.46
ALL700
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.37
 
$6.30
ALL591
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.44
 
$1.58
ALL148

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pay 33.4% less for groceries

 
United States
Albania
Bread
1 loaf
$3.43
 
$0.80
ALL75
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.30
 
$4.90
ALL459
Milk (1 gallon) $3.93
 
$6.95
ALL652

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pay 25.8% more for transportation

 
United States
Albania
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.61
 
$7.84
ALL735
Monthly public transit pass $65.73
 
$15.59
ALL1,461
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $31,580.82
 
$30,451.57
ALL2,855,323

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pay 73.2% less for housing

 
United States
Albania
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$67.34
 
$15.91
ALL1,492
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,635.84
 
$333.93
ALL31,311
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,397.18
 
$252.77
ALL23,701

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pay 88.2% less for childcare

 
United States
Albania
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,344.29
 
$144.51
ALL13,550
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $23,001.10
 
$2,989.15
ALL280,280

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pay 51.2% less for entertainment and sports

 
United States
Albania
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.73
 
$2.48
ALL233
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.97
 
$1.54
ALL144
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.54
 
$3.54
ALL332

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pay 3.9% less for clothing

 
United States
Albania
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$50.12
 
$45.87
ALL4,301
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.92
 
$44.92
ALL4,212
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$85.55
 
$78.19
ALL7,331

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: June 2024
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