Algeria vs Switzerland - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Switzerland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$2507
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$6465
🏠 One person rent
$166
$1351
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$2468
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$806
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$6135
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$87100
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
9.11
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
83.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
84
🌐 English speaking %
7%
61.3%
🎓 Higher education
42
98
😀 Quality of life
45
85
🏙️ Population
43.9M
8.47M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 84% less expensive than in Switzerland ($2507). Algeria ranked 194th 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 2.4 months in Switzerland. Ranked 114th and 3rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Switzerland

We calculate prices for Algeria and Switzerland as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 50 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 Switzerland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$22.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$103
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$15.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$6.69
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$4.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$4.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$1419
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$1103
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$2700
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$2091
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$129
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$199
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$55.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
1.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$12711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$8175
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$3.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$85.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$39.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$3.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$2.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$6.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$21.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$43.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$3.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$3.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$2.46
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.75
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$2.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$8.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$16.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$5.17
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$3.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$3.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$81.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$19.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$127
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$34.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$108
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$122
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$2247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$24364

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Switzerland

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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 Switzerland

City Cost of living Population
Zurich
$2888
434K
Geneva
$2895
202K
Basel
$2456
178K
Lausanne
$2495
139K
Bern
$2267
134K
Winterthur
$2492
110K
Lucerne
$2419
81.7K
St. Gallen
$1937
75.8K
Lugano
$2470
63.2K
Biel/Bienne
$2118
54.5K
Vernier
$2377
35.1K
Schaffhausen
$2320
36.6K
Koniz
$2419
41.5K
Thun
$2466
43.7K
La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2334
39K
Fribourg
$1917
38.4K
Bellinzona
$2388
43.2K
Uster
$2417
34.4K
Neuchatel
$2053
33.5K
Sion
$2400
34.7K
Dubendorf
$2465
28K
Yverdon-les-Bains
$2037
30.2K
Altstetten
$2409
32.6K
Lancy
$2348
31.9K
Chur
$2233
35K
Zug
$2864
30.5K
Emmen
$2413
29.3K
Kriens
$2478
27K
Rapperswil-Jona
$2407
27K
Montreux
$2644
26K