Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

Summary of cost of living in Algiers

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 268,924 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 130,431 Dinar
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Algiers
Current as of Jun 2021.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,024 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 518 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 331 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 101 Dinar
12 eggs, large 153 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 69 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 477 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 293 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 54 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 171 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,146 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 148 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 30 Dinar
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 101,022 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 65,528 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 7,863 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 79,634 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 39,790 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 4,897 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 3,185 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 43,458 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 22,952 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 921 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 551 Dinar
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 7,518 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 5,570 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 10,278 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 14,399 Dinar
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,716,290 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 42 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,723 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 920 Dinar
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 334 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 332 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,919 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 467 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 517 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 351 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 195 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 195 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 573 Dinar
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 3,324 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 799 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,506 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,242 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,688 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 377 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 618 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 63,822 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 10 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 6,147 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 286 Dinar
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 409 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: June 14, 2021

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