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Algiers vs Johannesburg
Alg vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Algiers

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Alg
Outside city centre
Jnb
Alg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Alg
Outside city centre
Jnb
Alg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Alg
Outside city centre
Jnb
Alg

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Johannesburg
Algiers

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Alg

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Jnb
Alg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Alg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Alg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Algiers

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Alg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Jnb
Alg
White bread 500g
Jnb
Alg
Eggs 12
Jnb
Alg
White rice 1kg
Jnb
Alg

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Algiers

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Jnb
Alg
Beef round 1kg
Jnb
Alg
Local cheese 1kg
Jnb
Alg

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Alg
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Alg
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Alg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Alg
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Alg
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Alg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Algiers

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Alg
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Alg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Alg
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Alg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Algiers

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Alg

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Jnb
Alg

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Jnb
Alg
1 pair men's leather shoes
Jnb
Alg

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Algiers
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth