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Algiers vs Rio De Janeiro
Alg vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
Algiers

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Alg
Outside city centre
Rio
Alg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Alg
Outside city centre
Rio
Alg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Alg
Outside city centre
Rio
Alg

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Rio de Janeiro
Algiers

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Alg

Mobile phone data

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

Rio
Alg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Alg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Alg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
Algiers

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Alg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
Algiers

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Alg
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Alg
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Alg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Alg
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Alg
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Alg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 17.14% higher than in Algiers

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Alg
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Alg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Alg
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Alg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
Algiers

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Alg

Summer dress

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

Rio
Alg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
Algiers
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth