Argentina vs Canada - Cost of Living Comparison

ArgentinaCanada
🚶 Cost of living One person
$494
$1701
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1164
$3908
🏠 One person rent
$202
$965
🏘️ Family rent
$294
$1586
🍽️ Food Expenses
$194
$491
🚐 Transport Expenses
$37.4
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$443
$2973
💸 GDP per capita
$8442
$43242
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
8.66
❤️ Life expectancy
76.7
82
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
77
🏙️ Population
44.9M
37.9M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($494) is 71% less expensive than in Canada ($1701). Argentina ranked 184th vs 21st for Canada 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 Canada. Ranked 62nd and 6th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Canada

ArgentinaCanada
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.7
$12.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.6
$53.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.4
$8.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.56
$5.11
☕ Cappuccino
$1.67
$3.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.1
$1.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$985
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$789
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$1643
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$1346
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.8
$81.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.4
$55
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
34.32%
2.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1950
$4804
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1488
$3706
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$2.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
$82.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.02
$16.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.85
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$1.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$2.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
$2.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.98
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$3.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$3.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$2.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$2.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$1.08
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.13
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$2.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.9
$11.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.62
$9.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.08
$4.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$2.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.28
$2.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.3
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.64
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
$69.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.1
$15.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$42
$51.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.5
$83.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$841
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3238
$11705

Cities Comparison in Argentina vs Canada

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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 Canada

CityCost of livingPopulation
Toronto
$2194
2.73M
Montreal
$1592
1.83M
Calgary
$1682
1.24M
Ottawa
$1806
934K
Edmonton
$1661
933K
Mississauga
$2059
722K
Vancouver
$2022
631K
Winnipeg
$1538
705K
Surrey
$1889
518K
Brampton
$1944
594K
Quebec City
$1244
550K
Hamilton
$1731
537K
London
$1563
384K
Markham
$2141
329K
Halifax
$1620
403K
Laval
$1337
442K
Vaughan
$2133
306K
Burlington
$2076
176K
Gatineau
$1368
290K
Saskatoon
$1599
246K
Burnaby
$1930
233K
Longueuil
$1258
252K
Regina
$1450
215K
Kitchener
$1535
233K
Richmond Hill
$1993
195K
Oakville
$2212
183K
Barrie
$1456
197K
Sherbrooke
$1015
171K
Oshawa
$1441
159K
Coquitlam
$1890
139K