Argentina vs Indonesia - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Indonesia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$564
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$1422
🏠 One person rent
$224
$260
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$511
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$207
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$41.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$326
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$3870
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
7.1
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
71.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
38
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
18%
🎓 Higher education
82
71
😀 Quality of life
50
51
🏙️ Population
47.3M
271M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 2% more expensive than in Indonesia ($564). Argentina ranked 150th vs 153rd for Indonesia 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 Indonesia. Ranked 88th and 83rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Indonesia

We calculate prices for Argentina and Indonesia as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 82 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 Indonesia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$1.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$14.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$2.99
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$601
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$371
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$64.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$30
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
9.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$1590
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$848
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$14.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$3.91
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$0.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$7.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$3.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$8.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$2.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$18.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$1.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$2.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$0.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$27
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$3.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$38.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$68.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$99.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$7362

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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 Indonesia

City Cost of living Population
Jakarta
$708
10.6M
Bali
$736
4.23M
Bekasi
$531
2.38M
Tangerang
$638
2.24M
Surabaya
$539
2.89M
Bandung
$506
2.88M
Medan
$504
2.11M
Depok
$467
2.33M
Bogor
$505
1.03M
South Tangerang
$530
1.64M
Batam
$613
1.03M
Pekanbaru
$562
983K
Semarang
$525
1.62M
Cilacap
$523
1.17M
Makassar
$510
1.34M
Bandar Lampung
$348
1.17M
Palembang
$500
1.54M
Padang
$985
915K
Denpasar
$562
835K
Samarinda
$590
753K
Cimahi
$617
587K
Malang
$418
866K
Banjarmasin
$410
693K
Pontianak
$446
618K
Serang
$510
613K
Jambi
$499
602K
Tasikmalaya
$443
678K
Manado
$611
462K
Kupang
$494
434K
Jayapura
$463
413K