Algeria vs Iceland - Cost of Living Comparison

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Algeria Iceland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$471
$2525
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1150
$5358
🏠 One person rent
$172
$1483
🏘️ Family rent
$288
$2381
🍽️ Food expenses
$212
$761
🚐 Transport expenses
$26.7
$84.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$298
$3471
💸 GDP per capita
$4343
$73467
😃 Human freedom index
4.82
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
76.4
83.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
72
🌐 English speaking %
7%
98%
🎓 Higher education
44
81
😀 Quality of life
41
92
🏙️ Population
43.9M
364K

The average cost of living in Algeria ($471) is 81% less expensive than in Iceland ($2525). Algeria ranked 189th vs 5th for Iceland 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 1.4 months in Iceland. Ranked 120th and 10th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Iceland

We calculate prices for Algeria and Iceland as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 5 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 Iceland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.83
$20.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.6
$114
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4
$16.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
$10.1
 Cappuccino
$0.99
$4.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.52
$2.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$1523
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$111
$1314
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$324
$2444
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$205
$2169
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24
$57
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$87.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.8
$69.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.47%
6.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1472
$5470
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$873
$4363
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$4.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11
$67.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.58
$26.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.32
$2.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.19
$3.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$3.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.71
$5.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.41
$15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$18.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.7
$29.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$3.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$2.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$4.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$2.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$1.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$2.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.46
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$3.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$11.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.94
$5.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.11
$4.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$3.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.1
$62.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.81
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.4
$82.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$37.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.9
$108
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.4
$147
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$72
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2776
$6037

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In Algeria

City Cost of living Population
Algiers
$555
3.42M
Oran
$481
852K
Constantine
$515
448K
Annaba
$496
465K
Batna
$392
291K
Setif
$370
288K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$424
213K
Djelfa
$372
266K
Chlef
$339
155K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$399
168K
Tiaret
$353
179K
Tebessa
$471
194K
Bejaia
$384
176K
Bechar
$438
166K
Skikda
$425
163K
Laghouat
$402
134K
Tlemcen
$371
174K
Biskra
$415
205K
Souk Ahras
$368
155K
El Eulma
$394
155K
Blida
$411
164K
M'Sila
$375
133K
Saida
$423
128K
Medea
$453
138K
Ouargla
$390
133K
Relizane
$347
130K
El Oued
$385
135K
Mostaganem
$402
146K
Jijel
$473
132K
Tizi Ouzou
$413
135K

In Iceland

City Cost of living Population
Reykjavik
$2728
140K
Kopavogur
$2314
39.8K
Hafnarfjorur
$2469
30.6K
Akureyri
$2019
19.9K
Keflavik
$2030
16.5K