Argentina vs India - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina India
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$416
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$1027
🏠 One person rent
$224
$165
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$317
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$164
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$45.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$620
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$1928
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
6.39
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
69.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
40
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
10.6%
🎓 Higher education
82
73
😀 Quality of life
50
51
🏙️ Population
47.3M
1.33B

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 38% more expensive than in India ($416). Argentina ranked 150th vs 190th for India 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 1.5 months in India. Ranked 88th and 85th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs India

We calculate prices for Argentina and India as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 220 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 India
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$2.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$14.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$3.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$2.21
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$181
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$26.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$40.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$9.72
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
8.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$1696
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$822
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$2.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$0.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$5.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$3.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$5.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$0.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$1.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$18.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$3.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$11.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$29.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$45.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$64.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$1660

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Cities Comparison in Argentina vs India

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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 India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Delhi
$486
26.5M
Mumbai
$632
15.4M
Pune
$446
5.95M
Chennai
$425
10.3M
Hyderabad
$477
9.31M
Ahmedabad
$468
7.65M
Jaipur
$359
3.07M
Kolkata
$370
4.5M
Nagpur
$408
2.41M
Surat
$426
5.94M
Visakhapatnam
$492
2.04M
Bhagalpur
$284
3.04M
Mysore
$345
3M
Lucknow
$361
3.38M
Kanpur
$441
2.77M
Mirzapur
$381
2.5M
Kalyan
$353
1.25M
Gurgaon
$493
877K
Madurai
$361
1.56M
Navi Mumbai
$466
1.12M
Ghaziabad
$402
2.38M
Thane
$454
1.89M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Raipur
$351
1.01M
Ludhiana
$391
1.62M
Indore
$340
1.99M
Allahabad
$540
1.54M
Noida
$457
637K
Bilaspur
$301
1.63M