Algeria vs Thailand - Cost of Living Comparison

Algeria Thailand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$391
$742
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$933
$2274
🏠 One person rent
$166
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$882
🍽️ Food expenses
$156
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$24.6
$100
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$240
$567
💸 GDP per capita
$3307
$7187
😃 Human freedom index
5.26
6.89
❤️ Life expectancy
77.1
77.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
35
🌐 English speaking %
7%
27.2%
🎓 Higher education
42
77
😀 Quality of life
45
64
🏙️ Population
43.9M
65.9M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($391) is 47% less expensive than in Thailand ($742). Algeria ranked 194th vs 112th for Thailand 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 0.8 months in Thailand. Ranked 114th and 46th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs Thailand

We calculate prices for Algeria and Thailand as a population-weighted mean of 30 and 35 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 Thailand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$2.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
$24.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.18
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.24
 Cappuccino
$0.64
$1.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$96.1
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$1352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$184
$659
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$44.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$68.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.2
$15.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.41%
5.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$4115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$702
$2059
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.63
$31.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.93
$8.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.28
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.17
$1.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.19
$2.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$15.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$2.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.58
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.85
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.86
$3.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.92
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
$47.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$5.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$28.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.19
$8.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.4
$48.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.9
$81.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61.8
$441
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1879
$13427

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Cities Comparison in Algeria vs Thailand

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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 Thailand

City Cost of living Population
Bangkok
$848
5.7M
Nonthaburi
$582
256K
Hat Yai
$548
159K
Pak Kret
$532
185K
Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
134K
Chaophraya Surasak
$537
133K
Surat Thani
$477
131K
Klaeng
$549
130K
Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
106K
Chiang Mai
$539
127K
Khon Kaen
$577
116K
Nakhon Sawan
$479
86.4K
Rangsit
$485
79.3K
Udon Thani
$468
130K
Pattaya
$584
116K
Laem Chabang
$534
77.8K
Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
76.7K
Ubon Ratchathani
$457
79K
Lat Luang
$535
73.9K
Tha Khlong
$536
72.8K
Phuket
$637
77.6K
Nong Prue
$535
70.6K
Ko Samui
$536
69K
Nakhon Pathom
$401
78.8K
Hua Hin
$625
59.4K
Phitsanulok
$420
70.9K
Krabi
$543
30.5K
Chiang Rai
$498
70.6K
Ko Lanta
$536
33.4K
Ao Nang
$661
12.9K