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Cost of Living in La Plata | Argentina

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$480
$1138
🛋️ Without rent
$284
$841
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$196
$297
🍽️ Food
$186
$484
🚐 Transport
$33.9
$88.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$461
🏙️ Population
714k

The average cost of living in La Plata is $480, which is in the top 14% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7919th out of 9294 in our global list and 11th out of 123 in Argentina.

The median after-tax salary is $461, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 4877th (TOP 53%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Argentina. With an estimated population of 714k, La Plata is the 5th largest city in Argentina.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmLa Plata Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate14.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank456National University of La Plata
Cost of living in La Plata infographic

Prices in La Plata

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
☕ Cappuccino
$1.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.84
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.38

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.73

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$136
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$269
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$207
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
46.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1792
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1346

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.59
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$169
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2372