Algeria vs Laos - Cost of Living Comparison

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Algeria Laos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$443
$911
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1077
$2236
🏠 One person rent
$165
$510
🏘️ Family rent
$278
$1000
🍽️ Food expenses
$199
$247
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.9
$76.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$486
💸 GDP per capita
$4274
$2088
😃 Human freedom index
5.13
5.44
❤️ Life expectancy
76.4
68.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
31
🌐 English speaking %
7%
6%
🎓 Higher education
44
24
😀 Quality of life
40
28
🏙️ Population
43.9M
6.86M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($443) is 51% less expensive than in Laos ($911). Algeria ranked 187th vs 86th for Laos 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 Laos. Ranked 124th and 153rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Laos

We calculate prices for Algeria and Laos as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 4 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 Laos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.45
$2.07
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
$38.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.68
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$1.08
 Cappuccino
$0.74
$1.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$168
$445
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$104
$440
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$311
$1082
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$194
$855
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.2
$54.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36
$84.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.8
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.46%
10.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1293
$3487
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$855
$829
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.43
$15.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.26
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.32
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$1.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.15
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.61
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$17.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$5.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$5.84
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$1.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$2.25
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.04
$0.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.42
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.59
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.47
$1.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.19
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.93
$3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.18
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.44
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.6
$50.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.55
$2.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.3
$17.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.26
$2.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$32.9
$93.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.7
$74.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$66.8
$99.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2238
$9938

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In Algeria

City Cost of living Population
Algiers
$514
3.42M
Oran
$466
852K
Constantine
$510
448K
Annaba
$445
465K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$396
213K
Djelfa
$343
266K
Batna
$402
291K
Setif
$374
288K
Chlef
$350
155K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$402
168K
Tiaret
$341
179K
Bejaia
$354
176K
Skikda
$371
163K
Bechar
$424
166K
Tlemcen
$420
174K
Laghouat
$369
134K
Souk Ahras
$364
155K
Tebessa
$421
194K
Blida
$414
164K
El Eulma
$388
155K
El Oued
$355
135K
Saida
$367
128K
Biskra
$353
205K
Mostaganem
$357
146K
Relizane
$280
130K
M'Sila
$321
133K
Ouargla
$365
133K
Medea
$339
138K
Tizi Ouzou
$367
135K
Jijel
$517
132K

In Laos

City Cost of living Population
Vientiane
$914
948K
Thakhek
$889
85K
Luang Prabang
$899
53.8K
Vang Vieng
$882
25K