Algeria vs Egypt - Cost of Living Comparison

AlgeriaEgypt
🚶 Cost of living One person
$431
$449
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1008
$1148
🏠 One person rent
$190
$154
🏘️ Family rent
$308
$280
🍽️ Food Expenses
$164
$185
🚐 Transport Expenses
$24.7
$36
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$253
$232
💸 GDP per capita
$3310
$3548
😃 Human freedom index
5.32
5.76
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
72
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
33
🏙️ Population
41.3M
94.8M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($431) is 4% less expensive than in Egypt ($449). Algeria ranked 191st vs 187th for Egypt 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 0.5 months in Egypt. Ranked 100th and 101st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Egypt

AlgeriaEgypt
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.66
$3.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.41
$4.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.81
☕ Cappuccino
$0.65
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$0.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$105
$97.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$307
$336
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$200
$203
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$20.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$31.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.4
$18.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.81%
12.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1371
$755
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$747
$393
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.5
$11.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.31
$2.58
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$0.48
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.2
$0.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.05
$1.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$3.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$4.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$8.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$0.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$0.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.64
$9.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.2
$2.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.81
$3.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$2.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.4
$24.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.28
$4.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$15.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$3.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.7
$41.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.9
$120
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.3
$102
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2100
$2884

Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Egypt

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Algeria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Algiers
$500
3.42M
Oran
$452
852K
Constantine
$431
448K
Blida
$446
332K
Djelfa
$390
266K
Batna
$383
291K
Annaba
$442
257K
Setif
$295
288K
Chlef
$573
155K
Tlemcen
$400
174K
Tiaret
$324
179K
Bejaia
$410
176K
Biskra
$372
205K
El Oued
$278
135K
Tebessa
$369
194K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$401
168K
Skikda
$372
163K
El Eulma
$378
155K
Mostaganem
$384
146K
Souk Ahras
$364
155K
Bechar
$452
166K
Laghouat
$366
134K
M'Sila
$292
133K
Ouargla
$377
133K
Relizane
$308
130K
Saida
$379
128K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$389
213K
Jijel
$322
132K
Medea
$320
138K
Tizi Ouzou
$304
135K

In Egypt

CityCost of livingPopulation
Cairo
$525
9.29M
Giza
$461
5.6M
Alexandria
$436
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$389
1.03M
Mansoura
$350
960K
Asyut
$389
389K
Helwan
$383
619K
Port Said
$346
524K
Suez
$374
485K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$338
543K
Faiyum
$376
316K
Tanta
$354
430K
Zagazig
$375
303K
Aswan
$316
268K
Kafr El Dawwar
$375
263K
Minya
$374
236K
Ismailia
$377
293K
Luxor
$420
202K
Benha
$308
158K
Damietta
$383
207K
Damanhur
$304
244K
Qena
$413
201K
Shibin El Kom
$304
177K
Hurghada
$449
161K
Sohag
$318
194K
Beni Suef
$325
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$367
15K
Dahab
$516
4.48K