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Cost of Living in Algiers | Algeria

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$489
$1162
🛋️ Without rent
$261
$771
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$227
$390
🍽️ Food
$169
$435
🚐 Transport
$32.4
$84.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$300
🏙️ Population
3.42M

The average cost of living in Algiers is $489, which is in the top 15% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7819th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 30 in Algeria.

The median after-tax salary is $300, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 4705th (TOP 51%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Algeria. With an estimated population of 3.42M, Algiers is the 1st largest city in Algeria.

✈️ Closest airport17 kmHouari Boumediene Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate21.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank3074University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene
Cost of living in Algiers infographic

Prices in Algiers

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
☕ Cappuccino
$0.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.52

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.21
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.32

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.04
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.3

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$230
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$152
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$478
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$278
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$22.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1139

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.04
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3862

Algiers Cost of Living comparison