Algeria vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$166
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
29
🌐 English speaking %
7%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
42
85
😀 Quality of life
45
52
🏙️ Population
43.9M
147M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 55% less expensive than in Russia ($868). Algeria ranked 194th vs 85th for Russia 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 Russia. Ranked 114th and 81st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Russia

We calculate prices for Algeria and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 122 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 Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$6764

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Russia

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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 Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1337
12.7M
Saint Petersburg
$1164
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$797
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$883
1.6M
Krasnoyarsk
$775
1.08M
Nizhny Novgorod
$864
1.26M
Kazan
$853
1.24M
Samara
$747
1.17M
Perm
$699
1.05M
Ufa
$709
1.12M
Voronezh
$667
1.05M
Rostov-on-Don
$806
1.13M
Tomsk
$583
573K
Chelyabinsk
$564
1.2M
Omsk
$621
1.18M
Tyumen
$779
745K
Krasnodar
$723
881K
Volgograd
$676
1.02M
Vladivostok
$998
607K
Saratov
$686
845K
Surgut
$849
361K
Khabarovsk
$929
616K
Balashikha
$807
451K
Sterlitamak
$852
280K
Tolyatti
$677
686K
Irkutsk
$719
624K
Sochi
$959
412K
Yaroslavl
$573
608K
Izhevsk
$595
646K
Yakutsk
$944
312K