Algeria vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

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Algeria Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$471
$976
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1150
$2348
🏠 One person rent
$172
$446
🏘️ Family rent
$288
$776
🍽️ Food expenses
$212
$359
🚐 Transport expenses
$26.7
$81.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$298
$795
💸 GDP per capita
$4343
$11497
😃 Human freedom index
4.82
6.55
❤️ Life expectancy
76.4
70.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
31
🌐 English speaking %
7%
13%
🎓 Higher education
44
89
😀 Quality of life
41
42
🏙️ Population
43.9M
125M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($471) is 52% less expensive than in Mexico ($976). Algeria ranked 189th vs 82nd for Mexico 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 0.8 months in Mexico. Ranked 120th and 115th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Mexico

We calculate prices for Algeria and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 144 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 Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.83
$9.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.6
$33.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4
$8.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
$2.5
 Cappuccino
$0.99
$3.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.52
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$557
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$111
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$324
$971
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$205
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24
$40.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$63.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.8
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.47%
11.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1472
$1664
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$873
$1339
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$0.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11
$30.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.58
$11.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.32
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.19
$2.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.71
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.41
$8.89
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$7.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.7
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$2.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.46
$13.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$4.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$6.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.94
$3.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.11
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.1
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.81
$4.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.4
$33.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$10.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.9
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.4
$93.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$72
$273
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2776
$5767

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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 Mexico

City Cost of living Population
Mexico City
$1289
9.21M
Tijuana
$1178
1.96M
Zapopan
$1214
1.48M
Ecatepec de Morelos
$905
1.93M
Monterrey
$1393
1.14M
Saltillo
$926
864K
Ciudad Juarez
$1100
1.32M
Guadalajara
$1028
1.46M
Leon
$833
1.58M
Puebla
$1071
1.43M
Aguascalientes
$812
934K
Mexicali
$1040
1.03M
Chihuahua
$991
878K
Naucalpan
$901
872K
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$828
1.08M
San Luis Potosi
$969
773K
Cancun
$1239
889K
Culiacan
$792
808K
Queretaro
$982
626K
Morelia
$752
963K
Merida
$1124
892K
Irapuato
$761
593K
Tlaquepaque
$785
664K
Torreon
$773
717K
Hermosillo
$912
856K
Acapulco
$847
673K
Ensenada
$1021
557K
Cuautitlan Izcalli
$815
531K
Reynosa
$903
589K
Apodaca
$969
523K