Algiers vs Rabat - Cost of Living Comparison

Algiers Rabat
🚶 Cost of living one person
$505
$661
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1269
$1675
🏠 One person rent
$198
$312
🏘️ Family rent
$376
$649
🍽️ Food expenses
$209
$223
🚐 Transport expenses
$38.1
$53.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$292
$431
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
46
39
😀 Quality of life
59
58
🏙️ Population
3.42M
573K

The cost of living in Algiers is 24% less expensive than in Rabat. Cities ranked 8374th and 7171st ($505 vs $661) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Algeria and Morocco, respectively. Check Algeria vs Morocco comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Algiers compared to 0.7 months in Rabat. Algiers ranked 1st best city to live in Algeria vs Rabat ranked 2nd in Morocco, while ranked 5437th and 5530th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Algiers vs Rabat

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Algiers Rabat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.93
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$3.4
 Cappuccino
$0.94
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.53
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$397
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$121
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$921
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$265
$496
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.4
$23.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.1
$35.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.5
$32.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.8%
4.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1730
$2048
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1079
$1108
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11
$24.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.3
$6.82
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.31
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.16
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.57
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.17
$8.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
$5.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$8.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.77
$9.74
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.53
$3.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.68
$4.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.7
$4.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.23
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.92
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.4
$23.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.12
$6.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.9
$24
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.84
$3.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.9
$56.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.3
$75.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$99.1
$115
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3146
$3393

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Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Blida
$438
63 km or 39 mi Medea
$364
89 km or 55 mi Tizi Ouzou
$422
168 km or 105 mi Chlef
$417
172 km or 107 mi Bordj Bou Arreridj
$425
179 km or 111 mi M'Sila
$319
179 km or 111 mi Bejaia
$344
220 km or 137 mi Setif
$333
222 km or 138 mi Tiaret
$342
235 km or 146 mi Djelfa
$325
241 km or 150 mi Jijel
$379
245 km or 152 mi El Eulma
$384
252 km or 157 mi Relizane
$284
277 km or 172 mi Ibiza
$1902
282 km or 175 mi Mostaganem
$365
311 km or 193 mi Batna
$393
312 km or 194 mi Palma de Mallorca
$1377
321 km or 199 mi Constantine
$519
323 km or 200 mi Biskra
$333
331 km or 206 mi Laghouat
$378
337 km or 209 mi Calp
$1290
340 km or 211 mi Saida
$368
342 km or 213 mi Skikda
$350
342 km or 213 mi Benidorm
$1079
346 km or 215 mi Denia
$1099
352 km or 219 mi Oran
$490
357 km or 222 mi Torrevieja
$1123
358 km or 222 mi Alicante
$1118
362 km or 225 mi Mahon
$1118
365 km or 227 mi Ciutadella de Menorca
$1110
369 km or 230 mi Cartagena
$922
370 km or 230 mi Elche
$951
374 km or 233 mi Gandia
$977
376 km or 233 mi Sidi Bel Abbes
$410
382 km or 237 mi Novelda
$1082
388 km or 241 mi Elda
$1107
394 km or 245 mi Ontinyent
$1107
395 km or 245 mi Murcia
$1126
398 km or 247 mi Mazarron
$1042
402 km or 250 mi Villena
$1105

Cities near Rabat

Distance City Cost of living
3.3 km or 2 mi Sale
$447
13 km or 8.1 mi Temara
$528
34 km or 21 mi Kenitra
$573
63 km or 39 mi Mohammedia
$555
87 km or 54 mi Casablanca
$717
120 km or 74 mi Meknes
$451
127 km or 79 mi Khouribga
$405
169 km or 105 mi Fez
$548
177 km or 110 mi El Jadida
$479
193 km or 120 mi Beni Mellal
$395
217 km or 135 mi Tangier
$585
218 km or 135 mi Tetouan
$429
248 km or 154 mi Tarifa
$1106
250 km or 155 mi Ceuta
$1234
265 km or 165 mi Algeciras
$936
269 km or 167 mi Los Barrios
$1232
271 km or 169 mi Gibraltar City
$2091
273 km or 170 mi Chiclana de la Frontera
$1195
273 km or 170 mi La Linea de la Concepcion
$985
283 km or 176 mi Cadiz
$1172
287 km or 178 mi Marrakesh
$703
292 km or 181 mi Rota
$1030
295 km or 184 mi Safi
$459
304 km or 189 mi Jerez de la Frontera
$918
309 km or 192 mi Estepona
$1107
317 km or 197 mi Arcos de la Frontera
$1111
328 km or 204 mi Marbella
$1460
337 km or 210 mi Ronda
$856
344 km or 214 mi Fuengirola
$1352
346 km or 215 mi Olhao
$1016
347 km or 216 mi Faro
$1064
349 km or 217 mi Mijas
$1108
353 km or 219 mi Benalmadena
$1381
353 km or 219 mi Tavira
$1071
359 km or 223 mi Huelva
$955
361 km or 224 mi Almonte
$1102
361 km or 225 mi Moguer
$1109
363 km or 226 mi Loule
$1022
364 km or 226 mi Albufeira
$1202
371 km or 231 mi Malaga
$1274