Argentina vs Egypt - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Egypt
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$418
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$1099
🏠 One person rent
$224
$140
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$285
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$178
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$34
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$232
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$3569
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
4.49
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
72.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
33
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
33.7%
🎓 Higher education
82
72
😀 Quality of life
50
52
🏙️ Population
47.3M
94.8M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 38% more expensive than in Egypt ($418). Argentina ranked 150th vs 189th for Egypt in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Argentina compared to 0.6 months in Egypt. Ranked 88th and 80th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Egypt

We calculate prices for Argentina and Egypt as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 29 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 Egypt
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$16.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$4.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$0.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$150
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$91.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$344
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$209
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$21.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$33.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
11.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$661
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$2.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$0.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$3.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$9.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$0.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$0.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$9.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$2.37
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$2.67
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$2.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$12.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$2.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$37.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$106
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$3106

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$792
3.06M
Cordoba
$611
1.33M
Rosario
$678
1.19M
Salta
$521
535K
San Miguel de Tucuman
$582
606K
Santa Fe
$619
406K
Mar del Plata
$553
593K
San Juan
$586
471K
Corrientes
$586
353K
Lanus
$506
459K
Santiago del Estero
$429
430K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$537
322K
Posadas
$444
276K
Bahia Blanca
$662
299K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
248K
Merlo
$532
244K
Gonzalez Catan
$532
238K
Quilmes
$488
231K
Neuquen
$678
231K
Rio Cuarto
$389
158K
Formosa
$367
222K
Jose C. Paz
$531
217K
Las Heras
$528
204K
Resistencia
$529
292K
Isidro Casanova
$528
191K
Godoy Cruz
$528
191K
La Plata
$546
193K
Comodoro Rivadavia
$701
183K
La Rioja
$385
181K
Berazategui
$519
181K

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$473
9.29M
Giza
$413
5.6M
Alexandria
$408
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$380
1.03M
Mansoura
$377
960K
Suez
$316
517K
Helwan
$374
619K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
543K
Port Said
$471
524K
Ismailia
$324
293K
Faiyum
$366
316K
Tanta
$341
430K
Asyut
$395
389K
Zagazig
$367
303K
Kafr El Dawwar
$365
263K
Shibin El Kom
$354
177K
Sohag
$344
194K
Minya
$364
236K
Aswan
$309
268K
Luxor
$345
202K
Benha
$340
158K
Qena
$329
201K
Damanhur
$348
244K
Hurghada
$433
161K
Damietta
$371
207K
Beni Suef
$263
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$360
15K
Dahab
$468
4.48K