Algeria vs Switzerland - Cost of Living Comparison

AlgeriaSwitzerland
🚶 Cost of living One person
$431
$2497
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1008
$6578
🏠 One person rent
$190
$1329
🏘️ Family rent
$308
$2548
🍽️ Food Expenses
$164
$815
🚐 Transport Expenses
$24.7
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$253
$6194
💸 GDP per capita
$3310
$86602
😃 Human freedom index
5.32
8.81
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
83.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
85
🏙️ Population
41.3M
8.47M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($431) is 83% less expensive than in Switzerland ($2497). Algeria ranked 191st vs 3rd for Switzerland 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 2.5 months in Switzerland. Ranked 100th and 1st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Switzerland

AlgeriaSwitzerland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.66
$23.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
$104
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.41
$15.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$7.22
☕ Cappuccino
$0.65
$5.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$4.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$1457
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$105
$1073
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$307
$2789
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$200
$2184
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$184
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.4
$59.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.81%
1.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1371
$11585
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$747
$8414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$3.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.5
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.31
$39.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$1.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.2
$2.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.05
$6.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$21.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$24.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$44.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$4.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$4.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$2.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$2.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.64
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$2.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.64
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.2
$9.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.81
$16.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$3.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$3.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.4
$85.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.28
$19.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$124
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$34.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.7
$116
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.9
$129
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.3
$2293
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2100
$23996

Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Switzerland

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Algeria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Algiers
$500
3.42M
Oran
$452
852K
Constantine
$431
448K
Blida
$446
332K
Djelfa
$390
266K
Batna
$383
291K
Annaba
$442
257K
Setif
$295
288K
Chlef
$573
155K
Tlemcen
$400
174K
Tiaret
$324
179K
Bejaia
$410
176K
Biskra
$372
205K
El Oued
$278
135K
Tebessa
$369
194K
Bordj Bou Arreridj
$401
168K
Skikda
$372
163K
El Eulma
$378
155K
Mostaganem
$384
146K
Souk Ahras
$364
155K
Bechar
$452
166K
Laghouat
$366
134K
M'Sila
$292
133K
Ouargla
$377
133K
Relizane
$308
130K
Saida
$379
128K
Sidi Bel Abbes
$389
213K
Jijel
$322
132K
Medea
$320
138K
Tizi Ouzou
$304
135K

In Switzerland

CityCost of livingPopulation
Zurich
$2885
434K
Geneva
$2823
202K
Basel
$2497
178K
Lausanne
$2513
139K
Bern
$2588
134K
Winterthur
$2586
110K
Lucerne
$2512
81.7K
St. Gallen
$2013
75.8K
Lugano
$2283
63.2K
Biel/Bienne
$1923
54.5K
Schaffhausen
$2065
36.6K
Koniz
$2371
41.5K
Thun
$2366
43.7K
Bellinzona
$2219
43.2K
La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2293
39K
Uster
$2347
34.4K
Neuchatel
$1924
33.5K
Vernier
$2390
35.1K
Fribourg
$2142
38.4K
Sion
$2241
34.7K
Yverdon-les-Bains
$2399
30.2K
Dubendorf
$2382
28K
Altstetten
$2354
32.6K
Zug
$3035
30.5K
Chur
$2073
35K
Emmen
$2366
29.3K
Rapperswil-Jona
$2374
27K
Dietikon
$2263
26.9K
Lancy
$2389
31.9K
Kriens
$2388
27K