Algeria vs United Arab Emirates - Cost of Living Comparison

AlgeriaUnited Arab Emirates
🚶 Cost of living One person
$431
$1576
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1008
$3649
🏠 One person rent
$190
$952
🏘️ Family rent
$308
$1738
🍽️ Food Expenses
$164
$381
🚐 Transport Expenses
$24.7
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$253
$2717
💸 GDP per capita
$3310
$43103
😃 Human freedom index
5.32
6.46
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
78
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
71
🏙️ Population
41.3M
9.89M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($431) is 73% less expensive than in the United Arab Emirates ($1576). Algeria ranked 191st vs 23rd for the United Arab Emirates 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 1.7 months in the United Arab Emirates. Ranked 100th and 22nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs the United Arab Emirates

AlgeriaUnited Arab Emirates
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.66
$7.68
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
$49.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.41
$7.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$11.3
☕ Cappuccino
$0.65
$5.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$1031
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$105
$685
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$307
$1945
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$200
$1368
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.4
$92.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.81%
4.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1371
$2684
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$747
$2012
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$1.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.5
$56.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.31
$9.76
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$0.59
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.2
$1.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.05
$2.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$7.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$9.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.64
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$3.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.2
$5.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.81
$6.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$5.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$3.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.4
$63.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.28
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$75.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$12.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.7
$58.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.9
$87.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.3
$535
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2100
$8940

Cities Comparison in Algeria vs the United Arab Emirates

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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 the United Arab Emirates

CityCost of livingPopulation
Dubai
$1776
2.5M
Abu Dhabi
$1698
1.48M
Sharjah
$1165
1.25M
Al Ain
$1434
767K
Ajman
$1445
238K
Fujairah
$1709
97.2K
Ras al-Khaimah
$1389
116K
Madinat Zayed
$1390
29.1K
Umm al-Quwain
$1156
44.4K