Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 673 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 471 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 308 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 83 Dinar
12 eggs, large 159 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 75 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 439 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 275 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 58 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 234 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 960 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 142 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 48 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 114,188 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 54,852 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 25,531 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 56,637 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 34,806 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 4,748 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 5,197 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 39,324 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 24,088 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 510 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 777 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) 6,874 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 11,756 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,875 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,395,380 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 34 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,955 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 800 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) 1,500 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 228 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 410 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 325 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 139 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 144 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 448 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,501 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 662 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 5,191 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 70,568 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 253 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 701 prices entered by 62 different people.
Latest price update: February 23, 2018.

Algiers position in our World Ranking

the world
302nd
out of 341
africa
15th
out of 17

Cheapest and most expensive products in Algiers compared to other cities:

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4th
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1st
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