Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

Summary of cost of living in Algiers

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 259,022 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 127,061 Dinar
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Algiers
Current as of Apr 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 813 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 513 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 255 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 92 Dinar
12 eggs, large 150 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 72 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 500 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 267 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 51 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 118 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,069 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 143 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 32 Dinar
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Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 98,838 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 60,168 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 5,010 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 71,151 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 34,330 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 11,015 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 3,254 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 46,996 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 21,230 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 1,013 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 476 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 5,133 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 6,420 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 7,803 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 12,467 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,864,730 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 42 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,715 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 780 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 386 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 376 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,988 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 305 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 500 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 313 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 201 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 182 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 620 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 3,827 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 798 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,505 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,865 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 987 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 439 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 694 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 63,822 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 10 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 6,236 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 276 Dinar
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 314 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2021

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