Argentina vs Chile - Cost of Living Comparison

ArgentinaChile
🚶 Cost of living One person
$494
$905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1164
$2126
🏠 One person rent
$202
$433
🏘️ Family rent
$294
$699
🍽️ Food Expenses
$194
$291
🚐 Transport Expenses
$37.4
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$443
$621
💸 GDP per capita
$8442
$13232
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
8.2
❤️ Life expectancy
76.7
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
67
🏙️ Population
44.9M
18.1M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($494) is 45% less expensive than in Chile ($905). Argentina ranked 184th vs 79th for Chile 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 0.7 months in Chile. Ranked 62nd and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Chile

ArgentinaChile
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.7
$7.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.6
$36.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.4
$6.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.56
$3.31
☕ Cappuccino
$1.67
$3.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.1
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$317
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$698
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$537
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.8
$67.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$104
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.4
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
34.32%
4.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1950
$2279
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1488
$1934
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
$47.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.02
$9.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.85
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
$2.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$4.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.98
$9.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.13
$5.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.9
$5.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.62
$5.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.08
$3.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.15
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.28
$2.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.3
$37.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.64
$5.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
$39.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.1
$9.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$42
$45.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.5
$57.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$338
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3238
$5586

Cities Comparison in Argentina vs Chile

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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 Chile

CityCost of livingPopulation
Santiago
$1029
6.26M
Puente Alto
$829
574K
Antofagasta
$944
349K
Temuco
$717
282K
Vina del Mar
$860
333K
Copiapo
$853
151K
San Bernardo
$811
301K
Valparaiso
$684
297K
Rancagua
$766
231K
Coquimbo
$802
204K
Iquique
$784
188K
Concepcion
$775
218K
La Serena
$798
195K
Calama
$956
158K
Chillan
$669
164K
Valdivia
$703
150K
Talca
$731
206K
Quilpue
$766
148K
Osorno
$769
147K
Talcahuano
$736
148K
Curico
$729
166K
Los Angeles
$765
143K
Puerto Montt
$751
170K
Villa Alemana
$736
125K
Punta Arenas
$948
123K
Coronel
$749
116K
Arica
$717
202K
San Antonio
$758
86.2K
Ovalle
$618
75.9K
Linares
$940
73.6K