Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 625 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 426 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 345 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 87 Dinar
12 eggs, large 154 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 82 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 419 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 306 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 58 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 211 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,430 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 139 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 41 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 106,215 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 52,489 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 18,326 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 48,237 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 28,736 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 4,125 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 5,123 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 35,192 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 21,213 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 503 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 600 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 5,765 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 6,855 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 11,667 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,981 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,237,620 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 32 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 2,176 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 708 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 201 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 396 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,753 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 228 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 411 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 305 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 136 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 141 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 435 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,833 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 5,925 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 651 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 218 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 418 Dinar
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 70,568 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 11 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,877 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 271 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 554 prices entered by 62 different people.
Latest price update: October 19, 2018.

Algiers position in our World Ranking

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294th
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12th
out of 14

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4th
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