Albania vs Algeria - Cost of Living Comparison

Albania Algeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$592
$391
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1465
$933
🏠 One person rent
$244
$166
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$279
🍽️ Food expenses
$219
$156
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$24.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$379
$240
💸 GDP per capita
$5246
$3307
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
5.26
❤️ Life expectancy
78.7
77.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
33
🌐 English speaking %
16%
7%
🎓 Higher education
46
42
😀 Quality of life
55
45
🏙️ Population
2.79M
43.9M

The average cost of living in Albania ($592) is 51% more expensive than in Algeria ($391). Albania ranked 144th vs 194th 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 0.6 months in Albania compared to 0.6 months in Algeria. Ranked 71st and 114th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Albania vs Algeria

We calculate prices for Albania and Algeria as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Albania Algeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$2.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.1
$14.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$3.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.43
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$0.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
$151
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$96.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$465
$298
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$286
$184
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.2
$25.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.5
$39.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.3
$33.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
6.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$1085
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$658
$702
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.3
$9.63
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$3.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$0.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$0.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.19
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$5.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$3.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.75
$9.58
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$2.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
$1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.72
$4.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.8
$2.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
$1.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.85
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$16.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.82
$3.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$13
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$2.19
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$28.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
$58.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$120
$61.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2560
$1879

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Cities Comparison in Albania vs Algeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Albania

City Cost of living Population
Tirana
$762
418K
Vlore
$447
131K
Fier
$468
121K
Kamez
$489
127K
Shkoder
$478
112K
Durres
$518
113K
Elbasan
$541
78.7K
Korce
$659
51.2K
Berat
$411
36.5K
Sarande
$699
41K

In Algeria

City Cost of living Population
Algiers
$451
3.42M
Batna
$371
2M
Oran
$425
852K
Constantine
$431
448K
Blida
$389
332K
Djelfa
$305
266K
Setif
$302
288K
Annaba
$443
257K
Chlef
$516
155K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$283
213K
Skikda
$272
163K
Tlemcen
$380
174K
Bejaia
$332
176K
Tiaret
$312
179K
Biskra
$343
205K
M'Sila
$282
133K
Tebessa
$387
194K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$385
168K
El Oued
$293
135K
El Eulma
$349
155K
Mostaganem
$350
146K
Tizi Ouzou
$304
135K
Souk Ahras
$337
155K
Ouargla
$348
133K
Relizane
$270
130K
Laghouat
$342
134K
Saida
$324
128K
Medea
$338
138K
Jijel
$351
132K
Bechar
$389
166K