Argentina vs Belgium - Cost of Living Comparison

ArgentinaBelgium
🚶 Cost of living One person
$494
$1495
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1164
$3532
🏠 One person rent
$202
$779
🏘️ Family rent
$294
$1235
🍽️ Food Expenses
$194
$511
🚐 Transport Expenses
$37.4
$78.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$443
$2299
💸 GDP per capita
$8442
$44594
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
8.29
❤️ Life expectancy
76.7
81.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
76
🏙️ Population
44.9M
11.4M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($494) is 67% less expensive than in Belgium ($1495). Argentina ranked 184th vs 29th for Belgium in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in Argentina compared to 1.5 months in Belgium. Ranked 62nd and 20th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Belgium

ArgentinaBelgium
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.7
$18.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.6
$73
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.4
$9.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.56
$4.38
☕ Cappuccino
$1.67
$3.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.1
$2.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$727
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$1199
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$980
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.8
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.4
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
34.32%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1950
$3745
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1488
$3068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$2.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
$53.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.02
$23.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.85
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
$3.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.98
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$2.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$2.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.13
$7.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.9
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.62
$11.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.08
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$2.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.28
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.3
$32.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.64
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.1
$19.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$42
$99.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.5
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$522
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3238
$19134

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Argentina

CityCost of livingPopulation
Buenos Aires
$647
3.06M
Cordoba
$525
1.33M
Rosario
$451
1.19M
Salta
$479
535K
San Miguel de Tucuman
$430
606K
Mar del Plata
$501
593K
Santa Fe
$388
406K
San Juan
$412
471K
Lanus
$515
459K
Corrientes
$608
353K
Bahia Blanca
$451
299K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$481
322K
Posadas
$377
276K
Santiago del Estero
$381
252K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$475
248K
Parana
$475
248K
Merlo
$474
244K
Gonzalez Catan
$475
238K
Quilmes
$440
231K
Rio Cuarto
$447
158K
Neuquen
$555
231K
Formosa
$346
222K
Jose C. Paz
$475
217K
Resistencia
$349
292K
Las Heras
$473
204K
Godoy Cruz
$472
191K
Isidro Casanova
$471
191K
La Plata
$508
193K
Berazategui
$513
181K
Comodoro Rivadavia
$440
183K

In Belgium

CityCost of livingPopulation
Antwerp
$1556
529K
Ghent
$1491
262K
Brussels
$1600
185K
Charleroi
$1604
202K
Liege
$1357
198K
Schaerbeek
$1486
133K
Namur
$1464
111K
Anderlecht
$1483
121K
Bruges
$1574
118K
Leuven
$1627
100K
Hasselt
$1518
77.7K
Aalst
$1624
85.7K
Mechelen
$1557
86.9K
La Louviere
$1480
81K
Mons
$1369
95.3K
Kortrijk
$1482
76.3K
Sint-Niklaas
$1595
76.8K
Seraing
$1390
64.3K
Roeselare
$1446
62.3K
Genk
$1439
66.1K
Mouscron
$1423
57.8K
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1456
57.7K
Forest
$1407
56.6K
Verviers
$1171
55.2K
Ostend
$1402
70.6K
Geel
$1599
40.7K
Dendermonde
$1463
45.7K
Beveren
$1498
48.2K
Saint-Gilles
$1341
49.7K
Beringen
$1466
46.1K