Cost of living in Algeria

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 654 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 501 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 318 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 88 Dinar
12 eggs, large 168 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 65 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 351 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 216 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 57 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 192 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,161 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 148 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 28 Dinar
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 82,012 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 41,529 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 6,163 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 46,459 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 30,715 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,647 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 5,007 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 42,013 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 22,027 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 437 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 360 Dinar
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 4,341 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 4,818 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 9,135 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 9,710 Dinar
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,223,030 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 30 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 2,079 Dinar
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 199 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 348 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,268 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 163 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 437 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 334 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 122 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 155 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 212 Dinar
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,646 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,482 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,678 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 9,675 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 734 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 173 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 497 Dinar
iPod nano 16GB 32,575 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 8 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,268 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 231 Dinar

Map of Cost of Living in Algeria

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This map shows only the top cities in Algeria. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of each marker corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

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Recent Prices Added

  • Furnished accommodation in normal area, monthly rent - 85 m2 in Algiers costs 45,000 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Algiers costs 80,000 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of rice in Algiers costs 70 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • Bread for 2 people for 1 day (250 g) in Algiers costs 30 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 2 liters of coca-cola in Algiers costs 130 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of potatoes in Algiers costs 50 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of apples in Algiers costs 350 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 250 g of local cheese in Algiers costs 300 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of tomatoes in Algiers costs 90 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 6 eggs, large in Algiers costs 150 Dinar (1 day ago)