Cost of living in Algeria

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 712 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 441 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 310 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 83 Dinar
12 eggs, large 160 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 79 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 452 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 270 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 59 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 209 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,375 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 142 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 45 Dinar
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 102,387 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 52,626 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 14,712 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 55,578 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 29,794 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,329 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,404 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 37,081 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 19,989 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 493 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 351 Dinar
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 6,019 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 6,491 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 12,215 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,399 Dinar
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,171,110 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 31 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,922 Dinar
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 200 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 436 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,748 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 700 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 400 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 269 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 128 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 162 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 470 Dinar
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,356 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,214 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,621 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,073 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 604 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 268 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 463 Dinar
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 74,532 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 12 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,764 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 270 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.

Are you moving to Algeria? Do you know how much money you will need there to maintain your current standard of living?

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Recent Prices Added

  • 2 liters of coca-cola in Algiers costs 120 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of potatoes in Algiers costs 50 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of apples in Algiers costs 300 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of tomatoes in Algiers costs 100 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 6 eggs, large in Algiers costs 120 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 liter of whole fat milk in Algiers costs 50 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of boneless chicken breast in Algiers costs 200 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) in Algiers costs 200 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Algiers costs 400 Dinar (1 day ago)
  • Public transport in Algiers costs 400 Dinar (1 day ago)