Argentina vs Netherlands - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Netherlands
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$1680
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$4007
🏠 One person rent
$224
$1007
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$1696
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$428
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$3060
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$52396
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
8.78
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
81.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
82
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
90.9%
🎓 Higher education
82
97
😀 Quality of life
50
82
🏙️ Population
47.3M
17.3M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 66% less expensive than in the Netherlands ($1680). Argentina ranked 150th vs 18th for the Netherlands 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 1.8 months in the Netherlands. Ranked 88th and 8th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs the Netherlands

We calculate prices for Argentina and the Netherlands as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 70 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 Netherlands
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$62.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$8.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$4.92
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$2.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$998
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$802
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$1737
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$1397
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$123
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$190
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$42.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
2.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$5129
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$3708
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$3.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$85.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$23.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$2.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$8.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$24.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$2.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$2.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$6.25
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$8.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$5.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$3.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$51.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$17.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$82.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$1591
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$7919

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Cities Comparison in Argentina vs the Netherlands

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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 the Netherlands

City Cost of living Population
Amsterdam
$2160
860K
Rotterdam
$1660
631K
The Hague
$1642
548K
Utrecht
$1723
359K
Breda
$1673
183K
Eindhoven
$1658
236K
Almere
$1663
215K
Haarlem
$2033
163K
Enschede
$1562
160K
Tilburg
$1554
222K
Apeldoorn
$2024
161K
Arnhem
$1539
162K
's-Hertogenbosch
$1592
144K
Groningen
$1538
201K
Nijmegen
$1586
177K
Leiden
$1846
124K
Maastricht
$1654
120K
Delft
$1501
104K
Zwolle
$1427
130K
Venlo
$1522
102K
Hilversum
$1851
91.2K
Emmen
$1302
107K
Heerlen
$1393
86.9K
Deventer
$1225
101K
Purmerend
$1643
81.7K
Lelystad
$1704
79.8K
Roosendaal
$1583
77K
Leeuwarden
$1409
92.1K
Ede
$1602
72.5K
Roermond
$1496
57.3K