Cost of Living in Buenos Aires | Argentina

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$569
$1365
🛋️ Without rent
$312
$949
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$257
$416
🍽️ Food
$193
$512
🚐 Transport
$56.5
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$514
🏙️ Population
3.06M

The average cost of living in Buenos Aires is $569, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7237th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 123 in Argentina.

The median after-tax salary is $514, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 753rd (TOP 9%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Argentina. With an estimated population of 3.06M, Buenos Aires is the 1st largest city in Argentina.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmJorge Newbery Airpark
😷 Air qualityModerate12.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank2008National University of Quilmes
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Prices in Buenos Aires

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.71
☕ Cappuccino
$1.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.96

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$435
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
46.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3085
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2223

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.75
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.79

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.79
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$189
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3690

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