Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 673 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 477 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 315 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 83 Dinar
12 eggs, large 162 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 76 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 431 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 267 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 59 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 231 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,293 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 145 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 48 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 114,188 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 55,155 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 22,246 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 57,990 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 32,141 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 4,858 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 5,146 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 39,413 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 22,363 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 510 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 777 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 5,636 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 6,762 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 11,784 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 11,018 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,492,970 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 32 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,955 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 626 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 223 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 378 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,500 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 228 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 410 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 316 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 139 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 144 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 448 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,637 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,224 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,270 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,775 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 691 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 196 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 392 Dinar
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 70,568 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 14 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,950 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 276 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 670 prices entered by 62 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2018.

Algiers position in our World Ranking

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296th
out of 338
africa
16th
out of 16

Cheapest and most expensive products in Algiers compared to other cities:

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5th
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