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Geneva vs Algiers
Gva vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Gva
Outside city centre
Alg
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Gva
Outside city centre
Alg
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Gva
Outside city centre
Alg
Gva

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Geneva

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Alg
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Alg
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Alg
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Gva

Summer dress

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

Alg
Gva

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth