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Bucharest vs Algiers
Buh vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Buh
Outside city centre
Alg
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Buh
Outside city centre
Alg
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Buh
Outside city centre
Alg
Buh

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Alg
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Alg
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Alg
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Buh

Summer dress

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

Alg
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth