Argentina vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Germany
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$1325
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$3223
🏠 One person rent
$224
$720
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$1340
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$2611
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$46253
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
80
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
56.3%
🎓 Higher education
82
94
😀 Quality of life
50
79
🏙️ Population
47.3M
83.1M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 57% less expensive than in Germany ($1325). Argentina ranked 150th vs 30th for Germany 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 2 months in Germany. Ranked 88th and 17th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Germany

We calculate prices for Argentina and Germany as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 662 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 Germany
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$47.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$8.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$3.72
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$667
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$519
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$1374
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$1025
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$212
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$5740
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$4180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$2.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$70.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$2.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$7.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$5.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$0.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$7.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$8.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$2.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$58.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$75.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$330
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$11602

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Cities Comparison in Argentina vs Germany

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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 Germany

City Cost of living Population
Berlin
$1761
3.66M
Hamburg City
$1757
1.85M
Munich
$1941
1.49M
Cologne
$1502
1.08M
Frankfurt
$1681
764K
Dusseldorf
$1470
646K
Stuttgart
$1516
630K
Essen
$1102
582K
Nuremberg
$1206
516K
Leipzig
$1178
597K
Dresden
$1125
555K
Hanover
$1253
543K
Dortmund
$1155
588K
Bremen City
$1260
567K
Duisburg
$1001
496K
Karlsruhe
$1355
308K
Mannheim
$1357
310K
Gelsenkirchen
$1351
259K
Bielefeld
$1498
334K
Braunschweig
$1158
249K
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1545
231K
Wuppertal
$1076
355K
Bonn
$1440
331K
Aachen
$1169
249K
Monchengladbach
$1256
260K
Krefeld
$1219
227K
Augsburg
$1389
296K
Wiesbaden
$1425
279K
Magdeburg
$1127
236K
Bochum
$1118
364K