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Almaty vs Algiers
Ala vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Ala
Outside city centre
Alg
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Ala
Outside city centre
Alg
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Ala
Outside city centre
Alg
Ala

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Alg
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Alg
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Alg
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Ala

Summer dress

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

Alg
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth