Algeria vs United States - Cost of Living Comparison

AlgeriaUnited States
🚶 Cost of living One person
$431
$1951
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1008
$4413
🏠 One person rent
$190
$1209
🏘️ Family rent
$308
$1976
🍽️ Food Expenses
$164
$505
🚐 Transport Expenses
$24.7
$95.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$253
$3912
💸 GDP per capita
$3310
$63544
😃 Human freedom index
5.32
8.52
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
78.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
67
🏙️ Population
41.3M
331M

The average cost of living in Algeria ($431) is 78% less expensive than in the United States ($1951). Algeria ranked 191st vs 10th for the United States 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 months in the United States. Ranked 100th and 2nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Algeria vs the United States

AlgeriaUnited States
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.66
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
$55.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.41
$7.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$4.96
☕ Cappuccino
$0.65
$4.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$1.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$1253
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$105
$989
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$307
$2083
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$200
$1670
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$104
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$160
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.4
$63.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.81%
3.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1371
$4731
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$747
$2660
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$2.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.5
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.31
$17.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.2
$2.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$3.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.05
$2.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$9.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$4.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$4.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$2.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.64
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.2
$8.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.81
$8.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$5.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$3.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.4
$41.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.28
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$111
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.7
$45.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.9
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.3
$1011
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2100
$14855

Cities Comparison in Algeria vs the United States

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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 States

CityCost of livingPopulation
New York City
$3271
8.4M
Los Angeles
$2674
3.98M
Chicago
$2241
2.72M
Houston
$1848
2.2M
San Diego
$2541
1.39M
San Jose
$2754
1.03M
San Francisco
$3293
882K
Dallas
$1909
1.2M
Phoenix
$1856
1.63M
Philadelphia
$1950
1.58M
San Antonio
$1637
1.44M
Austin
$2006
913K
Seattle
$2524
745K
Charlotte
$1929
810K
Columbus
$1648
914K
Washington
$2619
706K
Jacksonville
$1706
881K
Boston
$2757
693K
Indianapolis
$1604
863K
Denver
$2096
683K
Hempstead
$2890
760K
Fort Worth
$1795
812K
Baltimore
$1860
622K
Portland
$2151
653K
Nashville
$1896
668K
Louisville
$1553
760K
Atlanta
$1919
486K
Detroit
$1829
680K
Las Vegas
$1674
648K
Oakland
$3126
423K