Most expensive cities in Algeria

According to the website, the cost of living in Algeria is 61% lower than than in the United States.

One of the main driver of the lower cost of living is housing where rent in Algeria is only a tenth of a similar unit in the United States.

A single person estimated monthly costs are 436$ without rent.

The data is collected from 3697 entries over a period of one year, with contributions from 249 people.

Top of the list by cities

RankCityCost of Living IndexRent IndexGroceries IndexRestaurant Price IndexLocal Purchasing Power Index
Source of data: Numbeo

The breakdown by categories

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant300.00 DZD200.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course2,000.00 DZD1,200.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)500.00 DZD350.00-700.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)200.00 DZD120.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle)250.00 DZD200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular)84.08 DZD30.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle)65.88 DZD50.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle)27.22 DZD25.00-40.00
Milk (regular), (1 gallon)399.83 DZD227.12-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb)19.74 DZD9.07-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb)66.85 DZD36.29-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12)194.85 DZD126.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb)399.74 DZD158.76-997.90
Chicken Fillets (1 lb)256.05 DZD113.40-385.55
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)684.53 DZD498.95-997.90
Apples (1 lb)152.23 DZD63.50-226.80
Banana (1 lb)167.16 DZD104.33-294.84
Oranges (1 lb)76.93 DZD36.29-150.00
Tomato (1 lb)42.97 DZD18.14-68.04
Potato (1 lb)37.07 DZD22.68-54.43
Onion (1 lb)23.46 DZD13.61-36.29
Lettuce (1 head)72.62 DZD30.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle)35.38 DZD30.00-45.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)900.00 DZD400.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)197.93 DZD100.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle)243.47 DZD110.00-360.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)320.00 DZD270.00-360.00
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)25.00 DZD20.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)1,200.00 DZD600.00-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)100.00 DZD40.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff)96.56 DZD48.28-241.40
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)500.00 DZD300.00-1,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon)164.14 DZD109.81-177.91
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)3,500,000.00 DZD3,000,000.00-5,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)3,390,179.06 DZD2,700,000.00-4,500,000.00
 Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment6,126.60 DZD3,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)9.05 DZD5.00-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)4,355.29 DZD1,620.00-15,000.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult2,342.50 DZD1,400.00-4,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)1,416.85 DZD500.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat500.00 DZD400.00-1,000.00
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child7,820.03 DZD4,000.00-18,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child298,834.47 DZD150,000.00-650,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)4,515.89 DZD2,500.00-9,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)5,339 DZD2,500.00-8,785.49
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)8,979 DZD4,500.00-15,000
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes10,274 DZD4,500-20,000
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre23,128 DZD15,000-40,000
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre14,635 DZD10,000-25,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre39,090 DZD25,000-70,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre25,567 DZD16,000-45,000
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre13,488 DZD7,432-27,870
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre7,923 DZD3,716-18,580
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)36,110 DZD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate6.544.60-10.00
Average cost of main items in Algeria. At the time of publication, 1$ = 137 DZD.