Cost of living in Algiers, Algeria

Summary of cost of living in Algiers

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 274,372 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 124,907 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 Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,520 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 659 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 340 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 123 Dinar
12 eggs, large 192 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 105 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 626 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 389 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 77 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 218 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,137 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 149 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 40 Dinar
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 94,338 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 56,454 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 10,561 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 64,823 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 36,051 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 6,568 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 2,295 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 53,852 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 24,709 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 733 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 563 Dinar
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 7,751 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 5,595 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 14,870 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 14,921 Dinar
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,961,530 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 44 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 1,531 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,212 Dinar
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 312 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 491 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,895 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 532 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 537 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 368 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 167 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 217 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 567 Dinar
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,847 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 963 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,316 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 7,504 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 825 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 301 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 569 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 85,119 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 11 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,317 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 327 Dinar
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 262 prices entered by 17 different people.
Latest price update: November 26, 2022

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