Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

List of prices in Algiers, Algeria. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 646 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 496 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 357 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 86 Dinar
12 eggs, large 162 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 94 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 416 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 310 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 57 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 210 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,414 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 73,956 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 42,608 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 18,459 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 40,940 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 28,386 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 5,067 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 5,083 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 37,047 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 25,300 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 472 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 692 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 5,119 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 6,397 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 12,893 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,814 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,156,110 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 34 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,864 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) 463 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,813 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 215 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 382 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 332 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 130 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 146 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 450 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,546 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,130 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,788 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,582 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 651 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 263 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 418 Dinar
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 72,350 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 11 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,034 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 278 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 454 prices entered by 43 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2019

Algiers position in our World Ranking

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297th
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africa
16th
out of 18

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