Algeria vs Romania - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Romania
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$650
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$1637
🏠 One person rent
$166
$300
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$517
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$238
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$37.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$688
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$12915
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
8.33
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
74.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
45
🌐 English speaking %
7%
31%
🎓 Higher education
42
71
😀 Quality of life
45
62
🏙️ Population
43.9M
19.6M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 40% less expensive than in Romania ($650). Algeria ranked 194th vs 131st for Romania 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 1.1 months in Romania. Ranked 114th and 53rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Romania

We calculate prices for Algeria and Romania as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 47 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 Romania
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$6.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$26.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$4.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.61
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$295
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$546
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$366
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$69.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$7.77
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
6.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$1140
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$16.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$4.82
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$2.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$5.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$5.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$7.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$0.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$5.32
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$4.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$7.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$2.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$33.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$5.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$28.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$5.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$56.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$65.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$339
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$5265

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Romania

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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 Romania

City Cost of living Population
Bucharest
$823
1.88M
Cluj-Napoca
$709
325K
Timisoara
$642
319K
Iasi
$607
290K
Constanta
$701
284K
Brasov
$676
253K
Craiova
$618
270K
Oradea
$525
196K
Galati
$593
249K
Ploiesti
$609
210K
Braila
$552
180K
Arad
$497
159K
Targu Mures
$550
134K
Pitesti
$653
155K
Sibiu
$628
147K
Baia Mare
$493
124K
Bacau
$631
144K
Buzau
$597
115K
Ramnicu Valcea
$559
98.8K
Satu Mare
$583
102K
Botosani
$635
107K
Suceava
$542
92.1K
Bistrita
$461
75.1K
Slatina
$560
70.3K
Piatra Neamt
$517
85.1K
Resita
$543
73.3K
Targu Jiu
$453
82.5K
Targoviste
$514
79.6K
Alba Iulia
$500
63.5K
Tulcea
$549
73.7K