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Algiers vs Lagos
Alg vs Los

Average net salary (After tax)

Lagos
Algiers

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Alg
Outside city centre
Los
Alg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Alg
Outside city centre
Los
Alg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Los
Alg
Outside city centre
Los
Alg

Mortgage rates

Lagos
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lagos
Algiers

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Los
Alg

Mobile phone data

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

Los
Alg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Los
Alg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Los
Alg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lagos
Algiers

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Los
Alg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lagos
Algiers

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Los
Alg
Lettuce 1 head
Los
Alg
Tomatoes 1kg
Los
Alg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Los
Alg
Oranges 1 head
Los
Alg
Bananas 1kg
Los
Alg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lagos
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lagos are 17.14% higher than in Algiers

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Los
Alg
Market 0.5L bottle
Los
Alg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Los
Alg
Market 0.33L bottle
Los
Alg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lagos
5
Algiers

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Los
Alg

Summer dress

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

Los
Alg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lagos
$15.33
Algiers
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Los $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Los $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth