Algeria vs Jamaica - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Jamaica
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$875
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$2153
🏠 One person rent
$166
$375
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$722
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$352
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$76.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$531
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$4665
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
7.91
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
74.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
44
🌐 English speaking %
7%
97.6%
🎓 Higher education
42
77
😀 Quality of life
45
48
🏙️ Population
43.9M
2.89M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 55% less expensive than in Jamaica ($875). Algeria ranked 194th vs 83rd for Jamaica 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 Jamaica. Ranked 114th and 98th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Jamaica

We calculate prices for Algeria and Jamaica as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 10 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 Jamaica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$44
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.09
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$401
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$240
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$919
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$61.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$94.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$41.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
7.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$1561
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$764
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$34.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$2.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$2.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$5.31
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$6.79
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$2.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$8.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$7.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$5.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$2.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$49.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$8.71
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$8.34
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$25.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$56.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$210
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$1798

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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 Jamaica

City Cost of living Population
Kingston
$1016
580K
Spanish Town
$681
131K
Half Way Tree
$686
96.5K
Montego Bay
$880
110K
May Pen
$663
61.5K
Mandeville
$592
48.3K
Old Harbour
$655
28.7K
Savanna-la-Mar
$797
22.6K
Linstead
$813
22.8K
Port Antonio
$652
14.4K