Argentina vs Philippines - Cost of Living Comparison

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Argentina Philippines
🚶 Cost of living one person
$590
$613
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1512
$1580
🏠 One person rent
$232
$286
🏘️ Family rent
$429
$590
🍽️ Food expenses
$238
$231
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$33.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$476
$350
💸 GDP per capita
$13686
$3499
😃 Human freedom index
6.99
6.52
❤️ Life expectancy
75.4
69.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
33
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
58.2%
🎓 Higher education
82
58
😀 Quality of life
53
45
🏙️ Population
47.3M
109M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($590) is 4% less expensive than in the Philippines ($613). Argentina ranked 155th vs 152nd for the Philippines 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 the Philippines. Ranked 75th and 95th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs the Philippines

We calculate prices for Argentina and the Philippines as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 86 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 Philippines
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.02
$3.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.9
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6
$3.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.76
$1.27
 Cappuccino
$1.98
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17
$0.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$251
$278
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$168
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$471
$707
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$398
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.5
$62.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.3
$96.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.5
$34.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
41.25%
7.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2299
$2242
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1404
$1294
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.1
$12.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.6
$3.23
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.9
$1.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.71
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.4
$6.31
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.07
$4.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.31
$6.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
$2.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
$1.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$2.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.1
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.91
$7.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.02
$2.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.08
$3.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.56
$3.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.01
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.5
$36.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.22
$5.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.2
$13.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.34
$4.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$59
$40.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
$68.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$172
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4864
$5553

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$782
3.12M
Cordoba
$608
1.33M
Rosario
$535
1.19M
San Miguel de Tucuman
$648
606K
Santa Fe
$582
406K
Salta
$558
535K
Mar del Plata
$553
593K
Lanus
$566
459K
Quilmes
$506
262K
Merlo
$614
244K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$607
248K
Gonzalez Catan
$605
238K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$561
322K
Corrientes
$610
353K
Isidro Casanova
$626
191K
San Juan
$609
471K
Jose C. Paz
$563
217K
Santiago del Estero
$452
430K
Rafael Castillo
$618
148K
Moreno
$588
172K
Berazategui
$523
181K
Posadas
$512
276K
Bahia Blanca
$530
299K
Rio Cuarto
$316
157K
Moron
$657
99.1K
San Justo
$620
137K
Ramos Mejia
$637
120K
Virrey del Pino
$584
156K
Resistencia
$462
292K
Neuquen
$847
231K

In the Philippines

City Cost of living Population
Quezon
$766
2.96M
Manila
$780
1.85M
Davao
$613
1.78M
Taguig
$997
887K
Makati
$821
630K
Caloocan
$759
1.66M
Valenzuela
$433
715K
Pasig
$853
803K
Las Pinas
$555
606K
Cebu
$752
964K
Paranaque
$637
690K
Muntinlupa
$706
543K
San Jose del Monte
$497
652K
La Union
$564
822K
Dasmarinas
$433
703K
Marikina
$497
456K
Pasay
$649
441K
Antipolo
$549
887K
Cagayan de Oro
$560
728K
General Trias
$596
451K
Zamboanga
$465
977K
Mandaluyong
$778
426K
Bacoor
$491
665K
Imus
$590
497K
Palawan
$651
940K
Calamba
$456
540K
General Santos
$495
697K
Lapu-Lapu
$663
498K
Santa Rosa
$678
415K
Angeles
$647
463K