Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 682 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 502 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 355 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 84 Dinar
12 eggs, large 163 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 70 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 410 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 274 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 59 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 211 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,071 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 145 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 29 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 129,732 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 53,062 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,778 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 72,487 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 28,799 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,618 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,814 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 39,646 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 23,005 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 547 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 339 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 6,579 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 6,226 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 11,716 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,985 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,390,320 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 31 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,967 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 469 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 237 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 368 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,233 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 235 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 402 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 361 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 156 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 180 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 275 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,080 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 597 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,726 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,482 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 691 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 250 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 352 Dinar
iPod nano 16GB 16,289 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 9 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,052 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 212 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 559 prices entered by 41 different people.
Latest price update: July 27, 2017.

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