Algeria vs Colombia - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Colombia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$548
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$1340
🏠 One person rent
$166
$239
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$409
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$177
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$78
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$312
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$5335
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
7.01
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
77.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
39
🌐 English speaking %
7%
4.2%
🎓 Higher education
42
78
😀 Quality of life
45
50
🏙️ Population
43.9M
49.1M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 29% less expensive than in Colombia ($548). Algeria ranked 194th vs 158th for Colombia 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 Colombia. Ranked 114th and 91st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Colombia

We calculate prices for Algeria and Colombia as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 50 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 Colombia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$3.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$14.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$4.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.05
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$242
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$441
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$20.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
11.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$1510
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$27.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$10.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$3.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$3.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$4.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$8.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$4.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$3.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$19.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$3.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$4.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$60.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$3736

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Colombia

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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 Colombia

City Cost of living Population
Bogota
$679
7.74M
Medellin
$648
2.53M
Cali
$555
2.47M
Barranquilla
$577
1.27M
Cartagena
$799
1.04M
Valledupar
$471
544K
Villavicencio
$411
664K
Soacha
$466
660K
Cucuta
$384
750K
Pereira
$414
591K
Monteria
$486
505K
Bucaramanga
$480
581K
Soledad
$440
456K
Buenaventura
$433
424K
Santa Marta
$537
516K
Ibague
$363
541K
Manizales
$474
434K
Palmira
$391
349K
Armenia
$421
301K
Neiva
$390
353K
Pasto
$405
393K
Popayan
$400
301K
Envigado
$500
229K
Floridablanca
$404
267K
Bello
$402
372K
Sincelejo
$421
287K
Tulua
$393
219K
Duitama
$444
127K
Cartago
$392
211K
Tumaco
$432
213K