Algeria vs Burundi - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Burundi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$508
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$1419
🏠 One person rent
$166
$181
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$512
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$236
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$50.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$308
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$239
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
5.02
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
61.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
19
🌐 English speaking %
7%
2%
🎓 Higher education
42
24
😀 Quality of life
45
16
🏙️ Population
43.9M
11.5M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 23% less expensive than in Burundi ($508). Algeria ranked 194th vs 174th for Burundi 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 Algeria compared to 0.6 months in Burundi. Ranked 114th and 189th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Burundi

We calculate prices for Algeria and Burundi as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 8 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.

Algeria Burundi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$2.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$14.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$2.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$0.76
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$299
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$84.2
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$725
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$385
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$11.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$17.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$41.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
12.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$936
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$7131
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$19.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$8.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$2.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$8.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$6.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$6.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$4.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.35
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$16.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$3.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$3.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$3.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$20.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$3.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$18.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$3.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$16.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$35
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$51.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$922

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
Bujumbura
$513
659K
Gitega
$473
41.9K
Ngozi
$481
39.9K
Bubanza
$482
20K
Muyinga
$481
9.61K
Makamba
$481
9.4K
Ruyigi
$481
7.14K
Rutana
$482
5.87K