Argentina vs Samoa - Cost of Living Comparison

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Argentina Samoa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$554
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1409
$2574
🏠 One person rent
$228
$237
🏘️ Family rent
$399
$1530
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$268
🚐 Transport expenses
$34.9
$24.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$478
$410
💸 GDP per capita
$13651
$3746
😃 Human freedom index
6.85
6.2
❤️ Life expectancy
75.4
72.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
48
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
49.9%
🎓 Higher education
82
19
😀 Quality of life
53
46
🏙️ Population
47.3M
196K

The average cost of living in Argentina ($554) is 7% less expensive than in Samoa ($593). Argentina ranked 163rd vs 157th for Samoa in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in Argentina compared to 0.7 months in Samoa. Ranked 78th and 93rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Samoa

We calculate prices for Argentina and Samoa as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 2 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 Samoa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.27
$3.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$32.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$10.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$5.39
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.15
$2.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$306
$231
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$159
$155
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$454
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$1688
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.2
$40.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.9
$61.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.7
$26.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
30.9%
11.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2246
$1331
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1359
$882
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.5
$19.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.39
$7.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.92
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
$1.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$7.06
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$4.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
$7.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.67
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.31
$7.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.99
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.92
$2.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.45
$4.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.58
$3.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.7
$22.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.98
$4.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.4
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.15
$4.53
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.5
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.3
$68.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$161
$143
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5314
$4036

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In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$773
3.12M
Cordoba
$599
1.33M
Rosario
$460
1.19M
San Miguel de Tucuman
$484
606K
Santa Fe
$510
406K
Salta
$479
535K
Mar del Plata
$493
593K
Lanus
$657
459K
Quilmes
$717
262K
Merlo
$627
244K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$627
248K
Gonzalez Catan
$621
238K
San Juan
$574
471K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$496
322K
Isidro Casanova
$641
191K
Corrientes
$523
353K
Jose C. Paz
$583
217K
Santiago del Estero
$296
430K
Rafael Castillo
$632
148K
Moreno
$606
172K
Berazategui
$684
181K
Posadas
$344
276K
Bahia Blanca
$440
299K
Rio Cuarto
$436
157K
Moron
$671
99.1K
San Justo
$642
137K
Ramos Mejia
$651
120K
La Plata
$465
193K
Virrey del Pino
$607
156K
Ezeiza
$598
160K

In Samoa

City Cost of living Population
Apia
$593
37.7K
Manase
$594
161