Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 757 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 502 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 364 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 82 Dinar
12 eggs, large 163 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 71 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 484 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 300 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 60 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 213 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,174 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 145 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 26 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 117,683 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 55,199 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 4,848 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 63,199 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 36,464 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 4,748 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,835 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 39,612 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 23,341 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 469 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 251 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 6,390 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 5,989 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 11,205 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 11,237 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,307,390 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 32 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,949 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 417 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 223 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 355 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,271 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 249 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 400 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 339 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 151 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 166 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 261 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,501 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 558 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,699 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,191 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 691 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 228 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 371 Dinar
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 60,459 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 10 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,988 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 239 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 641 prices entered by 46 different people.
Latest price update: November 24, 2017.

Algiers position in our World Ranking

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292nd
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16th
out of 18

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