Algeria vs France - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria France
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$1363
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$3344
🏠 One person rent
$166
$708
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$1318
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$90.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$2346
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$39037
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
8.34
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
71
🌐 English speaking %
7%
35.2%
🎓 Higher education
42
87
😀 Quality of life
45
74
🏙️ Population
43.9M
67.1M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 71% less expensive than in France ($1363). Algeria ranked 194th vs 29th for France 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 1.7 months in France. Ranked 114th and 26th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs France

We calculate prices for Algeria and France as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 151 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 France
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$52.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$5.58
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$699
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$557
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$1385
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$1086
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$92.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$5659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$4292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$1.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$51.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$7.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$7.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$3.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$17.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$81.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$88.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$653
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$9101

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs France

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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 France

City Cost of living Population
Paris
$2095
2.17M
Marseille
$1329
871K
Lyon
$1379
523K
Toulouse
$1327
493K
Montpellier
$1252
296K
Nice
$1419
343K
Nantes
$1214
319K
Strasbourg
$1131
287K
Lille
$1229
234K
Bordeaux
$1315
261K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
122K
Rennes
$1153
220K
Reims
$1326
181K
Toulon
$1259
179K
Angers
$1161
156K
Le Havre
$1124
168K
Aix-en-Provence
$1402
145K
Grenoble
$1211
158K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
148K
Saint-Etienne
$952
174K
Le Mans
$1239
144K
Nimes
$1051
149K
Tours
$1142
137K
Villeurbanne
$1329
152K
Dijon
$1100
158K
Annecy
$1567
131K
Limoges
$1105
131K
Brest
$1052
140K
Versailles
$1406
84.8K
Amiens
$1150
135K