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Algiers vs Singapore
Alg vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Algiers

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Alg
Outside city centre
Sin
Alg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Alg
Outside city centre
Sin
Alg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Alg
Outside city centre
Sin
Alg

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Algiers

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Alg

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Alg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Alg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Alg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Algiers

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Alg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Algiers

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Alg
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Alg
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Alg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Alg
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Alg
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Alg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Algiers

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Alg
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Alg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Alg
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Alg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Algiers

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Alg

Summer dress

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

Sin
Alg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Algiers
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth