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Johannesburg vs Algiers
Jnb vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Alg
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Alg
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Alg
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Alg
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Alg
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Alg
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Alg
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth