Afghanistan vs Algeria - Cost of Living Comparison

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Afghanistan Algeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$511
$471
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1060
$1150
🏠 One person rent
$256
$172
🏘️ Family rent
$351
$288
🍽️ Food expenses
$154
$212
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.9
$26.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$175
$298
💸 GDP per capita
$356
$4343
😃 Human freedom index
4
4.82
❤️ Life expectancy
62
76.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
36
🌐 English speaking %
6%
7%
🎓 Higher education
24
44
😀 Quality of life
9
41
🏙️ Population
37.5M
43.9M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($511) is 8% more expensive than in Algeria ($471). Afghanistan ranked 174th vs 189th for Algeria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.6 months in Algeria. Ranked 193rd and 120th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Algeria

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Algeria as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 30 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Afghanistan Algeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.29
$2.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.5
$19.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.64
$1.78
 Cappuccino
$1.4
$0.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.4
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$136
$188
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$85.9
$111
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$234
$324
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$142
$205
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.9
$24
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.5
$36.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$103
$21.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.72%
6.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$415
$1472
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$235
$873
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.33
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.2
$11
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.79
$4.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$0.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$5.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$14.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$3.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$3.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$0.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.3
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.21
$0.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.92
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.21
$7.46
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
$1.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.07
$2.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.2
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.57
$1.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$11.1
$20.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.39
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.2
$14.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.9
$2.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$14.6
$41.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$38.9
$82.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$24.9
$72
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1273
$2776

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Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Algeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$554
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$438
469K
Kandahar
$501
614K
Herat
$500
556K
Kunduz
$435
357K
Jalalabad
$337
263K
Sheberghan
$433
176K
Lashkargah
$471
202K
Khost
$412
160K
Ghazni
$445
143K
Puli Khumri
$427
114K
Gardez
$440
70K

In Algeria

City Cost of living Population
Algiers
$555
3.42M
Oran
$481
852K
Constantine
$515
448K
Annaba
$496
465K
Batna
$392
291K
Setif
$370
288K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$424
213K
Djelfa
$372
266K
Chlef
$339
155K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$399
168K
Tiaret
$353
179K
Tebessa
$471
194K
Bejaia
$384
176K
Bechar
$438
166K
Skikda
$425
163K
Laghouat
$402
134K
Tlemcen
$371
174K
Biskra
$415
205K
Souk Ahras
$368
155K
El Eulma
$394
155K
Blida
$411
164K
M'Sila
$375
133K
Saida
$423
128K
Medea
$453
138K
Ouargla
$390
133K
Relizane
$347
130K
El Oued
$385
135K
Mostaganem
$402
146K
Jijel
$473
132K
Tizi Ouzou
$413
135K