Algeria vs India - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria India
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$416
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$1027
🏠 One person rent
$166
$165
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$317
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$164
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$45.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$620
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$1928
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
6.39
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
69.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
40
🌐 English speaking %
7%
10.6%
🎓 Higher education
42
73
😀 Quality of life
45
51
🏙️ Population
43.9M
1.33B

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 6% less expensive than in India ($416). Algeria ranked 194th vs 190th for India 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 1.5 months in India. Ranked 114th and 85th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs India

We calculate prices for Algeria and India as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 220 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 India
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$2.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$14.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$3.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.21
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$181
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$26.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$40.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$9.72
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
8.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$1696
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$822
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$2.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$0.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$5.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$3.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$5.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$0.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$1.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$18.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$3.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$11.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$29.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$45.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$64.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$1660

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs India

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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 India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Delhi
$486
26.5M
Mumbai
$632
15.4M
Pune
$446
5.95M
Chennai
$425
10.3M
Hyderabad
$477
9.31M
Ahmedabad
$468
7.65M
Jaipur
$359
3.07M
Kolkata
$370
4.5M
Nagpur
$408
2.41M
Surat
$426
5.94M
Visakhapatnam
$492
2.04M
Bhagalpur
$284
3.04M
Mysore
$345
3M
Lucknow
$361
3.38M
Kanpur
$441
2.77M
Mirzapur
$381
2.5M
Kalyan
$353
1.25M
Gurgaon
$493
877K
Madurai
$361
1.56M
Navi Mumbai
$466
1.12M
Ghaziabad
$402
2.38M
Thane
$454
1.89M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Raipur
$351
1.01M
Ludhiana
$391
1.62M
Indore
$340
1.99M
Allahabad
$540
1.54M
Noida
$457
637K
Bilaspur
$301
1.63M