Algeria vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$713
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$1726
🏠 One person rent
$166
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$559
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$263
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$61.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$641
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$8329
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
31
🌐 English speaking %
7%
13%
🎓 Higher education
42
90
😀 Quality of life
45
48
🏙️ Population
43.9M
125M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 45% less expensive than in Mexico ($713). Algeria ranked 194th vs 118th 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 0.9 months in Mexico. Ranked 114th and 99th 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
$2.12
$7.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$33.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$1312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$23.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$8.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$5.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$7.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$73
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$3998

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Mexico

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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 Mexico

City Cost of living Population
Mexico City
$941
8.92M
Ciudad Juarez
$804
1.32M
Tijuana
$913
1.96M
Zapopan
$759
1.48M
Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
1.93M
Guadalajara
$751
1.46M
Monterrey
$886
1.14M
Leon
$662
1.58M
Chihuahua
$691
878K
Puebla
$657
1.43M
Saltillo
$715
864K
Aguascalientes
$581
934K
San Luis Potosi
$743
773K
Hermosillo
$730
856K
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
1.08M
Naucalpan
$752
872K
Cancun
$868
889K
Mexicali
$659
1.03M
Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
531K
Torreon
$577
717K
Merida
$823
892K
Queretaro
$736
626K
Culiacan
$627
808K
Irapuato
$526
593K
Mazatlan
$699
658K
Tlaquepaque
$623
664K
Tlalnepantla
$794
653K
Guadalupe
$714
692K
San Nicolas de los Garza
$796
443K
Apodaca
$697
523K