Argentina vs Italy - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Italy
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$1221
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$3026
🏠 One person rent
$224
$597
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$1059
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$405
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$87.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$1475
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$31770
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
8.49
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
82.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
56
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
28.5%
🎓 Higher education
82
92
😀 Quality of life
50
73
🏙️ Population
47.3M
60.3M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 53% less expensive than in Italy ($1221). Argentina ranked 150th vs 38th for Italy 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 1.2 months in Italy. Ranked 88th and 28th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Italy

We calculate prices for Argentina and Italy as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 148 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 Italy
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$52.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$8.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$4.62
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$2.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$599
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$433
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$1168
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$799
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$158
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
1.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$3920
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$2278
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$1.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$36.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$16.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$3.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$8.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$5.92
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$5.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$10.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$2.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$2.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$46.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$8.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$85.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$74.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$84.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$456
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$9600

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Cities Comparison in Argentina vs Italy

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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 Italy

City Cost of living Population
Rome
$1546
2.87M
Milan
$1657
1.37M
Turin
$1134
871K
Naples
$1085
966K
Palermo
$984
668K
Genoa
$1235
580K
Bologna
$1281
393K
Florence
$1317
381K
Bari
$1215
323K
Venice
$1357
261K
Verona
$1237
257K
Catania
$1055
312K
Trieste
$1300
204K
Parma
$1282
196K
Padua
$1170
210K
Brescia
$1200
197K
Modena
$1285
185K
Reggio Emilia
$1103
172K
Messina
$822
234K
Syracuse
$908
121K
Prato
$1295
193K
Monza
$1290
124K
Reggio Calabria
$848
181K
Perugia
$998
166K
Taranto
$937
198K
Ferrara
$1072
132K
Rimini
$1207
149K
Ravenna
$1183
159K
Trento
$1218
118K
Cagliari
$1206
154K