Algeria vs Malaysia - Cost of Living Comparison

AlgeriaMalaysia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$431
$652
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1008
$1555
🏠 One person rent
$190
$299
🏘️ Family rent
$308
$501
🍽️ Food Expenses
$164
$231
🚐 Transport Expenses
$24.7
$56.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$253
$882
💸 GDP per capita
$3310
$10402
😃 Human freedom index
5.32
6.37
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
76.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
51
🏙️ Population
41.3M
31.6M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($431) is 34% less expensive than in Malaysia ($652). Algeria ranked 191st vs 135th for Malaysia 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 Malaysia. Ranked 100th and 44th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Malaysia

AlgeriaMalaysia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.66
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
$16.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.41
$3.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$4.41
☕ Cappuccino
$0.65
$2.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$338
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$105
$211
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$307
$627
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$200
$368
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$33.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$51.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.4
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.81%
4.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1371
$1968
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$747
$1133
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.5
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.31
$5.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.2
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.05
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$7.41
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.64
$17.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.2
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.81
$4.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$3.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.4
$36.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.28
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$14.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$5.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.7
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.9
$66.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.3
$165
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2100
$7113

Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Malaysia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Algeria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Algiers
$500
3.42M
Oran
$452
852K
Constantine
$431
448K
Blida
$446
332K
Djelfa
$390
266K
Batna
$383
291K
Annaba
$442
257K
Setif
$295
288K
Chlef
$573
155K
Tlemcen
$400
174K
Tiaret
$324
179K
Bejaia
$410
176K
Biskra
$372
205K
El Oued
$278
135K
Tebessa
$369
194K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$401
168K
Skikda
$372
163K
El Eulma
$378
155K
Mostaganem
$384
146K
Souk Ahras
$364
155K
Bechar
$452
166K
Laghouat
$366
134K
M'Sila
$292
133K
Ouargla
$377
133K
Relizane
$308
130K
Saida
$379
128K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$389
213K
Jijel
$322
132K
Medea
$320
138K
Tizi Ouzou
$304
135K

In Malaysia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kuala Lumpur
$766
7.59M
Shah Alam
$656
741K
Johor Bahru
$633
798K
Subang Jaya
$808
708K
Klang
$638
878K
Petaling Jaya
$698
639K
Ipoh
$625
867K
Kuantan
$640
608K
George Town
$565
708K
Malacca
$476
455K
Kota Kinabalu
$619
573K
Sungai Petani
$509
443K
Seremban
$479
420K
Kota Bharu
$443
491K
Miri
$600
235K
Kuching
$618
325K
Chukai
$534
256K
Teluk Intan
$532
233K
Bintulu
$585
152K
Lahad Datu
$511
200K
Sandakan
$644
396K
Taiping
$417
245K
Cyberjaya
$406
102K
Kluang
$528
170K
Muar
$424
357K
Alor Setar
$415
217K
Sibu
$394
204K
Putrajaya
$555
68K
Tawau
$458
114K
Langkawi
$472
85.6K