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Sydney vs Algiers
Syd vs Alg

Average net salary (After tax)

Algiers
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Syd
Outside city centre
Alg
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Alg
Syd
Outside city centre
Alg
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Alg
Syd
Outside city centre
Alg
Syd

Mortgage rates

Algiers
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Algiers
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Alg
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Alg
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Alg
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Alg
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Algiers
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Alg
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Algiers
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Alg
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Alg
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Alg
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Alg
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Alg
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Alg
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Algiers
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Algiers are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Alg
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Alg
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Alg
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Alg
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Algiers
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Alg
Syd

Summer dress

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

Alg
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Algiers
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Alg $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth