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Lusaka vs Algiers
Lus vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Lus
Outside city centre
Alg
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Lus
Outside city centre
Alg
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Lus
Outside city centre
Alg
Lus

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Alg
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Alg
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Alg
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Lus

Summer dress

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

Alg
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth