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Algiers vs Tehran
Alg vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Algiers

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Alg
Outside city centre
Thr
Alg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Alg
Outside city centre
Thr
Alg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Alg
Outside city centre
Thr
Alg

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Algiers

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Alg

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Alg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Alg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Alg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Algiers

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Alg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Algiers

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Alg
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Alg
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Alg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Alg
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Alg
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Alg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Algiers
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Algiers

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Alg
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Alg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Alg
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Alg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Algiers

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Alg

Summer dress

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

Thr
Alg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Algiers
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Alg $4,070.74/mth