Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

Summary of cost of living in Algiers

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 209,876 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 99,248 Dinar
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Algiers, Algeria. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 518 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 282 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 172 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 88 Dinar
12 eggs, large 157 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 71 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 451 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 338 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 49 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 228 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,675 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 120 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 38 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 75,094 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 46,410 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 9,023 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 33,567 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 21,924 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 12,978 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 2,196 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 43,010 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 19,189 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 577 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 929 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 4,474 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 4,708 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 7,073 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 11,830 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,669,720 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 40 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,733 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 917 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 247 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 226 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,518 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 365 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 447 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 320 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 190 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 166 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 279 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,221 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,176 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,380 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,318 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 500 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 115 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 490 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 64,910 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 10 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,205 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 154 Dinar
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 536 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2020

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