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Hou vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Hou
Outside city centre
Alg
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Hou
Outside city centre
Alg
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Hou
Outside city centre
Alg
Hou

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
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Hou
Lettuce 1 head
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Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Hou
Bananas 1kg
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Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Hou

Summer dress

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

Alg
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth