Algeria vs China - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria China
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$758
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$1960
🏠 One person rent
$166
$342
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$568
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$254
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$75.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$882
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$10435
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
5.57
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
77.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
45
🌐 English speaking %
7%
0.7%
🎓 Higher education
42
89
😀 Quality of life
45
50
🏙️ Population
43.9M
1.44B

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 48% less expensive than in China ($758). Algeria ranked 194th vs 108th for China 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 1.2 months in China. Ranked 114th and 90th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs China

We calculate prices for Algeria and China as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 544 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 China
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$4.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$22.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$5.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.77
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$3.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$266
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$690
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$448
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$36.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$56.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$14.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
5.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$4854
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$3020
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$20.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$4.83
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$5.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$4.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$35.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$6.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$36.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$5.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$59.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$84.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$397
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$14282

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs China

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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 China

City Cost of living Population
Shanghai
$1413
24.9M
Beijing
$1281
21.9M
Shenzhen
$1134
17.5M
Guangzhou
$995
18.7M
Hong Kong
$2822
7.5M
Chengdu
$752
20.9M
Hangzhou
$882
11.9M
Xi'an
$583
13M
Wuhan
$639
12.3M
Nantong
$1047
7.73M
Suzhou
$921
12.7M
Tianjin
$778
13.9M
Changchun
$634
9.07M
Ningbo
$809
9.4M
Nanjing
$817
9.31M
Shijiazhuang
$576
10.6M
Foshan
$641
9.5M
Qingdao
$663
10.1M
Nanyang
$755
9.71M
Wenzhou
$968
9.57M
Dongguan
$787
10.5M
Handan
$796
9.41M
Weifang
$773
9.39M
Jieyang
$747
6.09M
Shantou
$1051
5.5M
Hefei
$676
9.37M
Zhoukou
$791
9.03M
Ganzhou
$792
8.97M
Quanzhou
$757
8.78M
Heze
$1436
8.8M