Cost of living in Algeria

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 889 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 586 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 313 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 88 Dinar
12 eggs, large 171 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 69 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 469 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 225 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 61 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 192 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,092 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 150 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 30 Dinar
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 99,365 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 46,317 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,986 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 63,999 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 33,572 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,211 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,792 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 42,350 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 22,333 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 462 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 271 Dinar
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 5,619 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 5,304 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 10,328 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,084 Dinar
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,440,050 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 31 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,987 Dinar
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 240 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 371 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,341 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 1,011 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 406 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 290 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 140 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 153 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 278 Dinar
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,568 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 1,306 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,145 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,678 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 816 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 309 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 521 Dinar
iPod nano 16GB 26,458 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 10 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,560 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 266 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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