Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

Summary of cost of living in Algiers

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 261,758 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 120,814 Dinar
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Algiers
Current as of May 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,005 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 674 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 424 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 125 Dinar
12 eggs, large 267 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 100 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 630 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 415 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 80 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 242 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,526 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 137 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 50 Dinar
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 96,885 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 50,756 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 5,504 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 59,551 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 31,876 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 4,564 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 2,542 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 45,960 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 23,550 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 750 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 570 Dinar
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 5,654 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 6,658 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 16,279 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 11,546 Dinar
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 4,034,430 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 43 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,358 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 531 Dinar
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 562 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 435 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,894 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 306 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 505 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 284 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 164 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 280 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 405 Dinar
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,027 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,302 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,867 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,763 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 867 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 296 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 474 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 72,557 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 11 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,886 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 347 Dinar
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 190 prices entered by 18 different people.
Latest price update: May 28, 2024

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