Argentina vs Belgium - Cost of Living Comparison

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Argentina Belgium
🚶 Cost of living one person
$554
$1526
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1409
$3567
🏠 One person rent
$228
$811
🏘️ Family rent
$399
$1283
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$512
🚐 Transport expenses
$34.9
$80
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$478
$2638
💸 GDP per capita
$13651
$49927
😃 Human freedom index
6.85
8.33
❤️ Life expectancy
75.4
81.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
73
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
59%
🎓 Higher education
82
95
😀 Quality of life
53
88
🏙️ Population
47.3M
11.6M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($554) is 64% less expensive than in Belgium ($1526). Argentina ranked 163rd vs 31st 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 1.7 months in Belgium. Ranked 78th and 19th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Belgium

We calculate prices for Argentina and Belgium as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 91 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Argentina Belgium
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.27
$17.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$76.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$4.38
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.15
$2.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$306
$736
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$606
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$1219
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$989
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.2
$129
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.9
$198
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.7
$50.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
30.9%
3.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2246
$3873
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1359
$3181
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$2.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.5
$50.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.39
$24.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.92
$2.21
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$2.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$13.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$10.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$2.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.67
$2.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.31
$7.49
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.99
$1.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.92
$8.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.45
$11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.58
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$2.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$2.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.7
$33.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.98
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.4
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.15
$18.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.5
$95.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.3
$93.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$161
$520
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5314
$18409

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In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$773
3.12M
Cordoba
$599
1.33M
Rosario
$460
1.19M
San Miguel de Tucuman
$484
606K
Santa Fe
$510
406K
Salta
$479
535K
Mar del Plata
$493
593K
Lanus
$657
459K
Quilmes
$717
262K
Merlo
$627
244K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$627
248K
Gonzalez Catan
$621
238K
San Juan
$574
471K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$496
322K
Isidro Casanova
$641
191K
Corrientes
$523
353K
Jose C. Paz
$583
217K
Santiago del Estero
$296
430K
Rafael Castillo
$632
148K
Moreno
$606
172K
Berazategui
$684
181K
Posadas
$344
276K
Bahia Blanca
$440
299K
Rio Cuarto
$436
157K
Moron
$671
99.1K
San Justo
$642
137K
Ramos Mejia
$651
120K
La Plata
$465
193K
Virrey del Pino
$607
156K
Ezeiza
$598
160K

In Belgium

City Cost of living Population
Antwerp
$1643
529K
Ghent
$1571
265K
Brussels
$1858
189K
Charleroi
$1402
202K
Liege
$1425
195K
Schaerbeek
$1656
133K
Anderlecht
$1635
121K
Mons
$1408
95.3K
Leuven
$1604
101K
Namur
$1350
111K
Bruges
$1383
119K
Ostend
$1284
71.6K
Aalst
$1616
88.9K
Mouscron
$1421
58.2K
Vilvoorde
$1594
44K
La Louviere
$1513
81K
Tournai
$1552
69.6K
Mechelen
$1530
86.9K
Hasselt
$1448
77.7K
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1572
57.7K
Kortrijk
$1270
77.7K
Sint-Niklaas
$1406
80.2K
Forest
$1634
56.6K
Seraing
$1466
64.3K
Saint-Gilles
$1492
49.7K
Roeselare
$1293
64.5K
Dendermonde
$1468
45.7K
Genk
$1493
66.1K
Braine-l'Alleud
$1633
39.8K
Verviers
$1243
55.2K