Algeria vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$2723
🏠 One person rent
$166
$604
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$1564
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$176
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
6.28
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
55
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
24
🌐 English speaking %
7%
86.4%
🎓 Higher education
42
62
😀 Quality of life
45
26
🏙️ Population
43.9M
211M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 61% less expensive than in Nigeria ($1008). Algeria ranked 194th vs 63rd for Nigeria 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 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 114th and 169th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for Algeria and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 33 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 Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$2.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$5.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$809
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$480
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$2432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$1261
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$18.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$28.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
17.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$1711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$1743
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$2.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$5.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$4.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$1.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$3.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$28.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$5.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$3.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$19.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$55.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$1881

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Nigeria

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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 Nigeria

City Cost of living Population
Lagos
$1417
14.9M
Kano
$550
3.85M
Ibadan
$941
2.55M
Port Harcourt
$854
1.01M
Abuja
$1305
1.24M
Onitsha
$501
1.48M
Maiduguri
$555
1.2M
Benin
$924
1.15M
Aba
$659
1.53M
Owerri
$1669
908K
Abeokuta
$1274
889K
Warri
$518
830K
Kaduna
$649
760K
Akure
$662
848K
Bauchi
$567
694K
Jos
$780
623K
Enugu
$938
716K
Ilorin
$753
848K
Ife
$774
502K
Zaria
$543
408K
Oyo
$646
387K
Ado Ekiti
$848
447K
Sokoto
$638
428K
Gusau
$754
383K
Calabar
$655
371K
Umuahia
$755
359K
Minna
$669
322K
Katsina
$712
318K
Awka
$748
302K
Osogbo
$548
396K